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Santa Clara Sommerfeld Mennonite settlement, at Chihuahua, Mexico, located north of the Manitoba Mennonite settlement, was established in 1926 (?) by some 600 Sommerfeld Mennonites from Manitoba. For a while, c. l950, the Mennonite Central Committee operated a hospital there. The General Conference Mennonite Mission Board was operating an elementary school at this place in 1957.

Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1959

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Krahn, Cornelius. "Santa Clara Sommerfeld Mennonite Settlement (Chihuahua, Mexico)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 25 Oct 2016.,_Mexico)&oldid=135045.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1959). Santa Clara Sommerfeld Mennonite Settlement (Chihuahua, Mexico). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 October 2016, from,_Mexico)&oldid=135045.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 417. All rights reserved.

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