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brief history of Mennonites in British Columbia.

G.G Baerg

brief history of Mennonites in British Columbia.

Prepared for the Centennial publication, 1867-1967.

by G.G Baerg

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Published by Printed by Columbia Press in [Yarrow, B.C .
Written in English

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  • Mennonites -- British Columbia

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    Pagination15, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20677527M


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