Blessed for the Journey
A YouTube music video by Friends with the Weather featuring historical images and film footage of seagoing cowboys and the Heifer Project. Play it here.
A Tribute to the Seagoing Cowboys:
A Documentary Photo Story by Peggy Reiff Miller
Using photos from their scrapbooks, Peggy Reiff Miller has put into video form a documentary and tribute to the Seagoing Cowboys. These men and boys volunteered to tend livestock shipped to war-devastated countries by UNRRA (the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) and the Heifer Project (now Heifer International) after World War II.
A Tribute to the Seagoing Cowboys (23-minute main feature)
A Tribute to the Seagoing Cowboys short version (10 minutes)
Cowboys at Sea and their Ships from A to Z (70-minute narrated feature)
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10% of the profits from the sale of this DVD go to support the following organizations which come out of the same heritage that birthed the seagoing cowboy program:
Dan West: Peacemaker
by David Sollenberger
Available from Brethren Press
Learn more about the man who was the inspiration behind the Heifer Project, today’s Heifer International, in this DVD.
Food and Clothing, Cattle and Love:
Brethren Service in Europe after World War II
Learn more about other programs of the Brethren Service Committee during the time of the seagoing cowboys.
Available from On Earth Peace
Brethren Voices on Brethren Community TV:
“The Seagoing Cowboys”
Featuring Peggy Reiff Miller
Hosted by Brent Carlson
In this community access TV interview, Peggy Reiff Miller shares photographs, history, and stories which she compiled during seven years of research on the beginnings of the Heifer Project and the seagoing cowboys. Produced for Portland, Oregon community access TV, this DVD lends itself for use in Sunday School classes, civic organization programs, Heifer Project promotions, etc.
Jan West Schrock, daughter of Heifer International founder Dan West, says of this program:
“This interview provides the most articulate and concise history of Heifer ever.”
Time: 28 minutes, 30 seconds
To order, send a check for $8.00 made out to Peace Church of the Brethren to:
Ed Groff, Producer
12305 NE 27th Street
Vancouver, WA 98684
Click here to listen to this program on YouTube
Click here for a downloadable study guide