Audio Recording Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz discussing photographs and traditional costumes, Chicago, Illinois, part 3

About this Item

Title
Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz discussing photographs and traditional costumes, Chicago, Illinois, part 3
Contributor Names
Hellenberg, Antony, 1938-2000 (Collector)
Schwarz, Sara (Interviewee)
Schwarz, Martin (Interviewee)
Created / Published
Chicago, Illinois, April 27, 1977
Subject Headings
-  German Americans
-  Ethnography
-  Interviews
-  Illinois -- Chicago
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Martin & Sara Schwarz, part 3
-  Part 3 of a 3-part interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz, begun over a meal (food is a topic in the conversation), and arranged in order to photograph and describe in detail the traditional costumes of men and women from their native village of Rode, Transylvania; Stefan Roth, also from Transylvania, was present to assist with the modeling of various parts of the costume. The interview took place at the Schwarz home at 1638 West Berwyn, Chicago; topics include head pieces (see photographs at call number AFC 1981/004: b41990, frame 16A); confirmation ribbons (see photographs at call number AFC 1981/004: b41990, frames 17A-19A); ein dunnes Tuch, a thin black veil (see photographs at call number AFC 1981/004: b41990, frames 21A-24A); Mantel, black cloth worn down the back, a bride's cape (see photographs at call number AFC 1981/004: b41990, frames 25A-26A); reciting a related saying “Wenn man heiratet, kommt man unter die Haube” (If you get married, you get under the hood); Brustpelz, breast fur piece, leather jacket worn by the man (see photographs at call number AFC 1981/004: b41990, frames 27A-31A); about Stefan Roth, lives at 1733 W. Thorndale, Chicago; he is a cousin of Sara Schwarz; Roth comments on the current Austrian Consul in Chicago.
Medium
audiocassette, C-60
Call Number/Physical Location
MBRS Shelflist: RYA 0620
Field Project Identifier: CH77-T029-C
Call number: AFC 1981/004: AFS 20552b
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, and Martin Schwarz. Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz discussing photographs and traditional costumes, Chicago, Illinois, part 3. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20552b/.

APA citation style:

Hellenberg, A., Schwarz, S. & Schwarz, M. (1977) Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz discussing photographs and traditional costumes, Chicago, Illinois, part 3. Chicago, Illinois. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20552b/.

MLA citation style:

Hellenberg, Antony, Sara Schwarz, and Martin Schwarz. Interview with Martin and Sara Schwarz discussing photographs and traditional costumes, Chicago, Illinois, part 3. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20552b/>.

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