1 Box (Large)
Series and Box Listing
Hutterite clothes, 1979-2001
Box 1 (Large)
Hutterite doll, Alberta, Canada (no
date) Box 1 (Large)
Photographs of samplers (Marilyn
Gruber) Box 1 (Large)
Angela Steffke, Lincoln Park, Michigan, deposited
these clothes and other items into the archives in 2003.
(Accession #7250, August 25, 2006, 1 Large Box /des)
Box 1 (Large)
clothes (six pieces), made 1979-2001, by Hutterites in various colonies
Each item has been identified as to date, place, and who made it.
1/1 Slippers (pair). Color: brown and light
yellow. Hand crocheted slippers by Katie Walter, 2001, Spring
Creek Colony, Montana. Dariusleut.
1/2 Sun bonnett, worn when gardening. Color:
light blue. Made by Anna Rose Walter, 1992, Spring Creek Colony,
1/3 Dress, young Hutterite girl. Would be worn
with scarf. Color: various colors including purple with yellow
sleeves. Made by Anna Hofer, about 1979, Spring Creek Colony,
Lewistown, Montana. Dariusleut.
1/4 Dress, woman's (2 pieces). Color: dark
orange with berry branches and fruit. Made at Huron, South
Dakota, about 1984. Schmiedleut.
1/5 Dress and cap, little Hutterite girl.
Color: various colors including red, blue and green. Made
by Anna Rose Walter, 1994, Spring Creek Colony, Lewistown,
1/6 Undergarment, girl's. Color:
white. Homemade by Judy Walter, about 1998. Spring Creek
Colony, Montana. Dariusleut.
1/7 Doll, Hutterite, with commerical box stamped
"Hutterite". Color: dress is black, and woman figurine is
wearing a black and white poka-dotted apron and scarf.
Commercially sold "Canadian souvenior Doll, hand Crafted in
Canada. Georgia Craft Ltd., Lethbridge, Alberta"
"Hutterite" stamped on box. Includes a small six page explanation
about "the Hutterite": "A familiar sight in southern Alberta today are
the Hutterites. They still dress in the same costumes they wore
when they first came to this country in 1918...."
(Photographs by Marilyn Gruber, Private Collection)
1/8 Samplers (6). Photographs of six samplers,
plus close ups of stiching and art work.
Pictures taken by Marilyn Gruber, who purchased
them. Original samplers of which are in private collection in
Minnesota. Origin of them are probably South Dakota, from a
Schiede Hutterite colony. Two of the samplers include genealogy,
one of a Kleinsasser family, 1886-1915; the other of a Knels family,
1872-1918. One sampler is for a person born 1886. One is
for Sarah Hofer and William Wipf.
Name and Subject Tracings
August 25, 2006 / Inventory by Dennis Stoesz
File: “Hm1-940 Angela Steffke - Hutterite clothes.doc”
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