Audio Recording Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz and their daughter Heidi Siewert about German crafts, culture, and history, Chicago, Illinois, part 3

Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz and their daughter Heidi Siewert about German crafts, culture, and history, Chicago, Illinois, part 3

About this Item

Title
Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz and their daughter Heidi Siewert about German crafts, culture, and history, Chicago, Illinois, part 3
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 3 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; ; topics include demonstration of spinning staff for TV filming (see call number AFC 1981/004: b41244, frames 7A-14A); discussion of spinning room activities in Rode; preserving fruit by drying alongside baking ovens, including apples, peaches, pears, plums, and grapes; on baking bread.; on drying grapes by hanging them from the rafters; on the frequency of baking rye bread, 10-12 loaves every two weeks; demonstration of spinning staff and spindle, time of year when spinning was done in Transylvanian households, conversational topics during spinning session, what men do while women weave; discussion of trips back to visit Romania; how a young girl learns spinning, older women used spinning wheels; on materials used in spinning.
Medium
audiocassette, C-60
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/004: AFS 20540a
MBRS Shelflist: RYA 0611
Field Project Identifier: CH77-T017-C
Source Collection
Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Language
English
Online Format
audio

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Credit line: Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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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 3. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20540a/.

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 3. Chicago, Illinois. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20540a/.

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 3. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20540a/>.

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