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Catalog Number 2000.001.0039A
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Exhibit Material for Hans Schwarz. Grayscale studio portrait of a man with a full dark beard and a full head of straight, dark hair. His mustache appears to be graying. He is wearing a dark suit with wide lapels, white shirt and dark bow tie.

Filed in oversize 7
Number of images 1
Date 1892
Photographer M. M. Melander & Bro.
Title Schwarz, Hans
Collection Publishing - Schwarz, Hans
Accession number 2000.001.
People Schwarz, Hans
Notes 1851-1934 Editor, Proprietor German Language Newspapers

1892 Portrait & Biographical Record, p 350: Editor & Proprietor of the Tageblatt und Arbeiter Zeitung. Born 4/23/1851, in Neustadt, near Nurenberg, Bavaria, Ger. Education in Germany as a printer, became a skillful compositor. Prior to emigrating to America, he was the editor and business manager for a paper in Germany for 11 years.

Emigrated to American in 1883 to St. Louis. Following year moved to Belleville.
In 1885 established the Arbeiter Zeitung, a German weekly. One year later, added a daily paper of 8 pages. Daily deals with news of general and local interest. Considered an authority by German nationals. "He represents the best type of German-American citizens". Associated with (a support group) the Arbeiter Unterstuetzungs Verein, the German-American Typographical Union No. 18, etc. (elected president 1892)

1891-92 City Directory: Schwarz, Hans, Editor & Prop. Arbeiter Zeitung and Sonntags Post (Sunday Post) res 12 S. Silver.

Advocate Newspaper 5/17/1901 - Heads Co. which purchased Arbeiter Zeitung - owned by St. Clair Printing Co.

Advocate Newspaper 9/25/07 - Elected Secretary of Illinois Assn. of German-American Press.

1919 Belleville City Directory: Schwarz, Hans, Editor St. Clair Volksbblatt, 300 N. Ill. St.; Hans, Jr. (Erna) printer, res 642 White.

Daily Advocate Newspaper 10/16/1934 - Obituary - Publisher Arbeiter Zeitung 1886-1915.