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Old Home Town in Germany


Old Home Town in Germany
Old building where my father, Heinrich(Henry) Schott, Jr. and his family lived before they immigrated to America. Photo post card taken between 1910-1912 in Elberfeld, Germany. My grandmother, Anna Louise (Wuthe) Schott is shown holding her youngest son, Werner Ernst Schott in the window on the first floor. Heinrich, Walter, Hans and Alfred Schott are standing near the curb towards the bottom right. There are ink marks near each person. My grandmother immigrated to America with these five children in May of 1914 to join my grandfather Heinrich Schott, Sr. who already immigrated to America Nov. 10, 1910 and settled in Springfield, Hampden County, MA..


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