Heinz Schwarz Photograph Collection, 1895-1960s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Photographer
Schwarz, Heinz, 1927-2005
Title
Heinz Schwarz Photograph Collection
Dates
1895-1960s (inclusive)
Quantity
249 photographic prints, 75 negatives (1 box) ; various sizes
Collection Number
PH1393
Summary
Family photographs in Germany, China and Seattle collected by German-Jewish immigrant Heinz Schwarz
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
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Additional Reference Guides

Languages
German, English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Walter and Elizabeth (Else) Schwarz, along with their son Heinz, escaped Nazi Germany in 1939 and lived in the Jewish community in Shanghai until 1948 when they immigrated to Seattle. Heinz became a certified accountant and supported his parents who died in 1953 and 1984 respectively.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Includes photographs of Walter and his family in their hometown of Vierraden, Germany, soldiers and nurses in uniform during World War I, the Jewish community in Shanghai, as well as photographs of the Schwarz house, family and friends in Seattle.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1 Portaits of Walter, Else, and Heinz
13 photographic prints
Writing on verso in German.
circa 1928 - 1950
1/2 Portaits of Walter Schwarz
10 photographic prints (2 tintypes)
Writing on verso in German.
1911-circa 1940
1/3 Schwarz family and friends, Germany
24 photographic prints
Writing on postcards in German.
1895-1910
1/4 Photographs probably of Tanzania when part of German East Africa
4 photographic prints
Writing on photographs in German.
circa 1913
1/5 Schwarz family and friends, Germany
24 photographic prints
Writing on photographs in German.
circa 1911-1919
1/6 German soldiers, sailors and nurses in uniform during World War I
17 photographic prints
Writing on photographs in German.
1914-1917
1/7 German soldiers and nurses in uniform and French towns during World War I
15 photographic prints
Writing on photographs in German.
1915-1917
1/8 Schwarz family and friends, Germany
15 photographic prints
Writing on photographs in German.
1920s
1/9 Schwarz family and friends, Germany
29 photographic prints
Writing on photographs in German.
1930s
1/10 Schwarz family and friends
7 photographic prints
Writing on photographs in German.
1949-1950
1/11 Schwarz family and friends, Shanghai
8 photographs
Writing on verso in English and German.
1940-1948
1/12 Schwarz family and friends and their house, Seattle
12 photographic prints
Writing on verso in English and German.
circa 1948-1950s
1/13 Schwarz family and friends, Seattle
27 photographic prints
Writing on verso in German.
circa 1949-1951, undated
1/14 Schwarz family and friends, Seattle
16 photographic prints
Writing on verso in German.
1951, undated
1/15 Seattle area locations
9 photographic prints
Includes Seattle Art Museum and greenhouse in Volunteer Park and blimp over Puget Sound.
circa 1950s
1/16 Trip to Mount Rainier National Park
10 photographic prints
1956
1/17 Schwarz family and friends, Seattle
9 photographic prints
1960s
1/18-1/20 Negatives
39 nitrate negatives : black and white
20 acetate negatives : black and white
16 acetate negatives : color ; 35mm
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Nurses--Germany--Photographs
  • Sailors--Germany--Photographs
  • Soldiers--Germany--Photographs
  • World War, 1914-1918--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Schwarz, Elizabeth--Photographs
  • Schwarz, Heinz, 1927-2005--Archives
  • Schwarz, Heinz, 1927-2005--Photographs
  • Schwarz, Walter--Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • Germany--Emigration and immigration
  • Germany--Photographs
  • Mount Rainier National Park (Wash.)--Photographs
  • Seattle (Wash.)--Photographs
  • Shanghai (China)--Photographs
  • Tanzania--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Negatives (photographs)
  • Photographs
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington) (host institution)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)