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Slides from the Günther Schwerin Collection undated, 1960s

By Günther Schwerin


Original archival material found in Box 1, Folder 16c of the Günther Schwerin Collection (AR 10633). The slides include members of the Günther Schwerin family within a group photograph, outdoors, perhaps at a lake or park, and swimming at a pool.Günther Schwerin was born in Breslau (now Wrocław, Poland) in 1910, to Ernst Schwerin and Stefanie Schwerin née Ehrlich. He was a grandson of Nobel Laureate Paul Ehrlich. Günther Schwerin studied in Maidenhead, Berkshire County, England in 1927 and immigrated to the United States the following decade. After attending New York University School of Law 1942 - 1945, Schwerin was employed in London, England by the United States War Department as a Bombing Research Analyst. Günther Schwerin had a career in a New York City law firm and served as the executor of the estate of his maternal grandmother, Hedwig Pinkus Ehrlich. Schwerin devoted his life to recovery of restitution from the governments of Poland and Germany for his family’s lost property.Digital imageFinding aid available online:Digitize

Topics: Schwerin, Günther, 1910-1997, Swimming
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