Classification scheme: 

Listed below are slide sets donated to the Mennonite Archives of Ontario, primarily around the theme indicated by the title. They may contain unique photographs of persons, congregations or institutions within the collecting interest of the Mennonite Archives of Ontario. A small percentage of these images are presently available online in the Mennonite Archival Image Database.

The Peter Etril Snyder negative collection of 52,000 images is also classified in this area as there are no print images in the collection. Selective images will be scanned and available in the photograph database as processing continues.

    1.1    Dennis, Aleta (Old Order Mennonite and Amish schools)
    1.2    Schneider Bible
    1.3    Michael Bird Fraktur slides
    1.4    J. Winfield Fretz Old Order Mennonite slides, 1960s

  1. Western Ontario Mennonite Conference slides, 1974
  2. Mennonite Conference of Ontario & Quebec slides, 1974
  3. Leslie R. Gray Fraktur slides, ca. 1960
  4. Urban Missions in Toronto (MCOQ), 1982
  5. Rural Missions in Ontario (MCOQ), 1982
  6. Bridges of Faith in Quebec (MCOQ), 1982
  7. A new home a new hope (Programs for New Canadians)(MCOQ), 1986
  8. Jacob Y. Shantz, 1986
  9. MennoVan slides, 1985-1986
  10. Frank H. Epp slides
    1. Conrad Grebel College
    2. Bolivia.--taken on trip to Curitiba, Brazil for Mennonite World Conference, 1972.--For more information see 103-Ar-72 Bolivia.
    3. Hong Kong/India, Mar 1966
    4. USSR, 1976.
    Note: Approx. 250 slides, numbered in two sets to be shown on two projectors simultaneously. The slide presentation (presented in 1977) is titled "A Second Look at Russia."  In addition, there are 13 unnumbered slides, most likely of friends and family. Some purely scenic images were not kept. No script or lecture notes have been located.
    5. Vietnam, Mar 1966
    6. Uppsala Sweden, World Council of Churches, 1968
  11. House of Friendship (Kitchener), 1989
  12. Maison de l'Amitie (Montreal)(MCC), 1980s
  13. Petiticodiac Mennonite Church (WOMC), 1983
  14. Great Feast (Missions)(MCOQ), 1984
  15. Mennonite Church of Eastern Canada (Inter-Mennonite Conference (Ontario), 1986
  16. Home Missions Education program (MCO), ca. 1960
  17. Miscellaneous slides
  18. Northern Missions Study Tour, (MCOQ), 1985
  19. People Seeking Peace (Mennonite Bicentennial slide set), 1986
  20. Barnraising slides, 1978
  21. Dankfest '94 (Russian Mennonite immigration to Ontario), 1974
  22. Wesley Brubacher slides (Service in Europe after World War II), late 1940
  23. Conrad Grebel College slides (James Good collection) - Included in photo database
  24. Panorama of Mission (WOMC), ca 1964
  25. John Ruth Fraktur Slides (may not be duplicated)
  26. Peter Etril Snyder negatives (in process) `
  27. David L. Hunsberger collection
  28. The Canadian Mennonite collection
  29. Mennonite Central Committee audiovisual presentations
  30. Alice Snyder slides (see Hist.Mss.1.240)
  31. It's news to me! / Mennonite Archives of Ontario, Mennonite Heritage Centre, Mennonite Brethren Archives. --produced and directed for the Mennonite Historical Society of Canada by Gareth Neufeld, [1986]. --122 photographs : col. slides, 1 audio cassette (18 min, 30 sec), 1 transcript.--Digital copy of slide set is located in the Mennonite Archival Image Database: Listen to a digital copy of the audio cassette recording.
  32. Danforth-Morningside Mennonite Church : a legacy of urban mission / produced for the Missions Committee of the Mennonite Conference of Ontario and Quebec, [s.l.], 1986. --approx. 80 photographs : col. slides, 1 script, correspondence
  33. Extending the Shalom community. --approx. 80 slides : col.
  34. 1. Western Ontario Mennonite Youth Fellowship, 1975/76.--80 photographs : col. slides.--includes images of Rainbow Concert at Poole Mennonite Church, New Year's Eve at Milverton and Wellesley, NCC ensemble at Tavistock, "How shall I serve thee" at Steinman Mennonite Church

    2. Western Ontario Mennonite Youth Fellowship, 1977-1981.--approx. 70 photographs : col. slides.--includes images of Outspokin' Niagara (Jun 1977), Fall retreat at Silver Lake (Sept 1977), Bible quizzing at Steinman (Feb 1982), Fall retreat at Five Oaks (Sept 1979), Volleyball at Waterloo Oxford DSS (Oct 1979), Bible quizzing at Hillcrest (Feb 1980), Easter banquet at Tavistock Hall (Apr 1980), Thought in Tune at Crosshill (Mar 1980), Retreat at Silver Lake (Sept 1980), Bible quizzing at Steinman (Feb 1981)
  35. Happy birthday OQMYF [Ontario Quebec Mennonite Youth Fellowship], [1982?].--85 photographs : col. slides, script
  36. Faith of our fathers / Jan Gleysteen.--240 photographs : col. slides
  37. Ames 85 Youth Convention [1985 Mennonite Church Assembly in Ames, Iowa].--80 photographs : col. slides, 1 cassette tape
  38. Carl Zehr slide collection
    Scope and content: Colour slides taken in 1979 by Carl Zehr of four events: the Mennonite Relief Sale in New Hamburg, an auction at the Waterloo stockyards, a visit to the Wellesley Brand Apple Products processing plant, and a barn raising by Mennonite Disaster Service in Woodstock, Ontario. The slides are described in the Mennonite Archival Image Database.
  39. Windsor Mennonite Fellowship fonds slides, 1984-1991. - 81 photographs : col. slides. - Slides depict different aspects of congregational life. Most are labeled with a brief description. - Donated to the Archives in 2017 by Mary Janzen.
  40. Conscience Canada fonds slides, Sept 1983. - 140 photographs : col. slides. - "Praying for Peace." - See XV-42.3/1.
  41. James Reusser fonds slides, [between 1960 and 1970]. - 151 photographs : col. slides. - Family homes and haunts (particularly of James' wife Helen (Snyder) who grew up in the Waterloo region, other locations related to Mennonite history in Ontario, and photographs of contemporary Ontario Mennonite churches and institutions. - Donated to the Archives in 2016. See Hist.Mss.1.64.1 Photographs, James Reusser fonds. The slides are described in the Mennonite Archival Image Database.
  42. John and Helen Dick fonds slides, 1970-1990. -  250 photographs : col. slides. - Tourmagination trip to South  America, 1983; farming and family activities, 1970-1990. - See Hist.Mss.1.330.5.
  43. Access Project, Community Justice Ministries, Mennonite Central Committee (Ontario), 1977. - 44 photographs : col. slides. - The Access Project was a program of community education in cooperation with the Victim-Offender Reconciliation Project (VORP). See XV-3.21.The slides are described in the Mennonite Archival Image Database.
  44. Brubacher House presentation slides, 1988.
    Note: Hist.Mss.10.45 is the physical location for this slide set. The slide set is classified under the Brubacher House file in the Mennonite Archives of Ontario fonds, where a print copy of the script is located: XV-30.2/4. The slide set and script are described in the Mennonite Archival Information Database.
  45. Wanner Mennonite Church slide collection
    Note: Hist.Mss.10.46 is the physical location for this slide set. The slides are classified under Wanner Mennonite Church, III-25.2/21. The slides are described in the Mennonite Archival Information Database.


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