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Susan H. and Charles P. Schwartz, Jr. Collection

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Collection Identifier: C.2012-09
Preservation Sponsor: Susan H. and Charles Schwartz, Jr.
Extent of collection
21 reels of 16mm film.
Inclusive Dates
1926 - 1949
Charles P. Schwartz, Sr. began filming his family in 1926 after the birth of his first two children, Polly and Robert. His namesake Charles, Jr. was born in 1927. These home movies portray family vacations in Herbster, Wisconsin, (close to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan where he grew up), Lake Geneva, Wisconsin and Charlevoix, Michigan. Included is footage from his daughter's wedding in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. This collection is sponsored by Susan H. and Charles Schwartz, Jr.
Custodial History
Charles P. Schwartz, Sr. created this collection of Home Movies of his family. Susan H. and Charles Schwartz, Jr. had custody of the collection after the death of Charles' father. They gifted the films to CFA on September 13, 2012.
Language of Materials
Access Restrictions
This collection is open to on-site access. Appointments must be made with Chicago Film Archives. Due to the fragile nature of the films, only video copies will be provided for on-site viewing.
Use Restrictions
Susan Schwartz transferred all rights and licenses to Chicago Film Archives. CFA owns the rights to the films in this collection.
Publication Date
December 3 2012
1926 circa: Herbster Wisconsin
1926-1927: Herbster Wisconsin - Chicago
1927-1931: Charlevoix
1927: Charlevoix
1927: Charlevoix - Lewis House