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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. 31 May 2016.,_Mexico)&oldid=77414.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1959). Santa Clara Sommerfeld Mennonite Settlement (Chihuahua, Mexico). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 31 May 2016, from,_Mexico)&oldid=77414.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 417. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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