Audio Recording Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz and their daughter Heidi Siewert about German crafts, culture, and history, Chicago, Illinois, part 2

Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz and their daughter Heidi Siewert about German crafts, culture, and history, Chicago, Illinois, part 2

About this Item

Title
Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz and their daughter Heidi Siewert about German crafts, culture, and history, Chicago, Illinois, part 2
Contributor Names
Hellenberg, Antony, 1938-2000 (Collector)
Schwarz, Sara (Interviewee)
Siewert, Heidi (Interviewee)
Schwarz, Martin (Interviewee)
Created / Published
Chicago, Illinois, April 21, 1977
Subject Headings
-  German Americans
-  Ethnography
-  Interviews
-  Illinois -- Chicago
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Martin & Sara Schwarz & Heidi Siewert, part 2
-  Part 2 of a 4-part interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz and their daughter Heidi Sievert on a range of topics, emphasizing crafts and culture, recorded at the Schwarz home before, during, and after the filming of a short TV spot (Chicago, Channel 2, CBS affiliate) promoting awareness of Chicago Ethnic Arts Project and featuring Sara Schwarz spinning hemp and displaying emproidery work; assisting and modeling: Heidi Siewert; topics include introduction of photographer, Carl Fleischhauer; about musical traditions and history of the Transylvanian Saxons; a wine drinking song indicating historical traditions and roots in Germany and Luxembourg; about the traditional dress of women in Rode, Transylvania: the Kittel; about net materials for costume decoration; weaving done in the home; in Austria Sara learned and made Austrian costumes after her husband returned from Russia (1948-51); Sara learned embroidery work in a crafts school, crocheting from her mother; everyone in the Schwarz family learned to crochet; the "counting" method used in embroidery; about photographs of Transylvanian costumes taken in Austria (copied at call number AFC 1981/004: b41252, frames 28, 29, 37) and in the Chicago German Day Parade; the story of the discovery of a postcard from Rode in an Austrian Alpine village (copied at call number AFC 1981/004: b41252, frames 30, 31); on the topography in Transylvania and around Rode; on the religion of the Transylvanians; photograph of the village church interior (copied at call number AFC 1981/004: b41252, frames 22-26); about Columbia City, Indiana and the family‚Äôs move to Chicago in 1966; story of this move to their first home, 1127 W. Oakdale, near Lincoln and Diversey Ave.
Medium
audiocassette, C-60
Call Number/Physical Location
MBRS Shelflist: RYA 0610
Field Project Identifier: CH77-T016-C
Call number: AFC 1981/004: AFS 20539b
Source Collection
Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Language
English
Online Format
audio

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Chicago citation style:

Hellenberg, Antony, Sara Schwarz, Heidi Siewert, and Martin Schwarz. Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz and their daughter Heidi Siewert about German crafts, culture, and history, Chicago, Illinois, part 2. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20539b/.

APA citation style:

Hellenberg, A., Schwarz, S., Siewert, H. & Schwarz, M. (1977) Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz and their daughter Heidi Siewert about German crafts, culture, and history, Chicago, Illinois, part 2. Chicago, Illinois. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20539b/.

MLA citation style:

Hellenberg, Antony, et al. Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz and their daughter Heidi Siewert about German crafts, culture, and history, Chicago, Illinois, part 2. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20539b/>.

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