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.
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.
Here’s a document Pete has provided.
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