Brücke, Die (Periodical)

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Die Brücke, was a Mennonite news periodical of Brazil. It was published privately May 1932 to June 1937, first by Peter J. Klassen and Heinrich Martins, then after June 1933 by Klassen alone, as an 8-page bimonthly; then beginning January 1935, as a monthly, 8 x 12 in., in 1937 changed to a 4-page 12 x 15 in. paper. Although published at Witmarsum-Hammonia, state of Santa Catarina, and therefore really the organ of the Krauel Colony, it attempted to serve all the Mennonites in Brazil. After a six-month suspension, the Krauel Colony officially took over the publication with a subsidy from Germany, with Heinrich Martins as editor, making it an 8-page 8 x 12 in. monthly again, beginning in January 1938 under the name Die neue Brücke. Publication ceased with the September-October 1938 16-page double number. Before 1954 the Mennonites of Brazil had no other periodical of their own.

Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1953

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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 445. All rights reserved.

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