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Author Kreider, Robert S., 1919-
Title My early years : an autobiography / by Robert S. Kreider.
Imprint Kitchener, Ont. : Pandora Press, c2002.

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 BLUFFTON ARCHIVES  BX8143.K69 A3 2002 c.2  AVAILABLE  LIB USE ONLY
 BLUFFTON BOOK  BX8143.K69 A3 2002    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 BLUFFTON ARCHIVES  BX8143.K69 A3 2002 c.2  AVAILABLE  LIB USE ONLY
 BLUFFTON BOOK  BX8143.K69 A3 2002    AVAILABLE  
Author Kreider, Robert S., 1919-
Subject Kreider, Robert S., 1919-
Mennonites -- United States -- Biography.
Description 627 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 25 cm.
Local Note BLUFFTON: President: Kreider, Robert S.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 605-608) and index.
Local Note BLUFFTON:Autographed by the author.
ISBN 1894710231 : $60.00
OCLC # 50941006
Table of Contents
 Introduction11
 PART I PAST AS PROLOGUE15
 -1919 
 1. A Road Runs Through It17
 -1683 
 2. Pilgrims in a Strange Land29
 1683-1854 
 3. Farmers on the Prairie47
 1854-1919 
 4. Amos and Stella71
 1889-1919 
 PART II FARM AND SMALL TOWN91
 1919-1935 
 5. Sterling, Illinois: My Camelot93
 1919-1921 and beyond 
 6. Goshen, Indiana: Neighborhood on South Eighth113
 1921-1926 
 7. Bluffton, Ohio: Creek, Alleys, Vacant Lots137
 1926-1935 
 8. Teacher, Heroes, Peers157
 1926-1935 
 9. Preacher's Son and Probings177
 1926-1935 
 PART III EXPANDING HORIZONS195
 1935-1941 
 10. Kansas: Crossing the Mystic Border197
 1935-1939 
 11. Summertime: New Worlds to Conquer221
 1936-1939 
 12. Chicago: University on the Midway241
 1939-1941 
 PART IV CIVILIAN PUBLIC SERVICE275
 1941-1945 
 13. Work of National Importance277
 1941-1942 
 14. Akron, Pennsylvania: Town Set on a Hill305
 1942-1943 
 15. In Quest of China-An Ill-fated Mission323
 1943 
 16. Search for the Therapeutic Community353
 1944-1946 
 PART V WAR'S AFTERMATH395
 1946-1949 
 17. Innocence Abroad397
 1946 
 18. Pacifist in Occupied Territory427
 1946-1947 
 19. Berlin: Island in the Russian Zone471
 1947-1948 
 PART VI LOOKING FORWARD507
 1948-1952 
 20. Basel: a Scholarly Interruption509
 1948 
 21. Farewell to Europe541
 1949 
 22. Chicago: Back to Books567
 1949-1952 
 Epilogue601
 1952-2002 
 Notes605
 Index609