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Pete Schwager

Pete Schwager

Pete Schwager

Pete Schwager, born in Germany, came to the United States in 1939 as a refugee from the Jewish Holocaust.  His family moved into 1817 Logan Avenue in 1949 when he was 14 years old.  His interview includes his life story and provides a view of our neighborhood from the east side of the Gully.  

Audio Interview

Here is an interview with Pete recollecting his years in the neighborhood.  The sound track is followed by a summary and index of the interview.  The sections below contain documents and photos from Pete.

The interviews and related files are shared with the written consent of the interviewee under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  

Interview 1 (04/20/2015, duration 1:05:34)


Here is a collection of images provided by Pete.  Click on a thumbnail to expand an image.  Once the image is expanded you can scroll through the collection by clicking on either side of the image.

Joseph Schwager father of Pete Schwager
Joseph and Ruth Schwager on back patio of 1817 Logan Ave
Ruth Schwager and son Peter, Nov 1954
View southwest from 1817 Logan Avenue, June 1954
View east from 1817 Logan Avenue, June 1954
View southeast from 1817 Logan Avenue, June 1954
Joseph Schwager and wife Ruth in front of Schwager Store for Men, 45 East 200 South, August 1958
Eric Teutsch (uncle), Ruth Schwager (mother), Uncle Walter Teutsch (uncle)
Hilda (aunt), Eric (uncle), Ruth (mother), Gertrude (aunt), Walter (uncle)
Ruth Schwager’s art


Here’s a document Pete has provided.

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