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Identifier: P0617

Title: George and Sophia Schmitz Family Collection

Description: George Augustine Schmitz (1869- 1946) was a cabinetmaker that worked on the American Theater. He was married to Sophia Denning Schmitz (1870-1927), a seamstress and sewing teacher born in Germany. They had six children: Ceclia M. (married August F. Wesselny), George Harold (married Josephine Schefsick), Marie Viola, Marcel Joseph, Mathilda Frederica (married John Gerhardt Schallert), and Joseph Cornelius. The George A. Schmitz and Sophia Dennig Schmitz Family collection contains about 150 photographs, mostly portraits, and a photo album. The family photos are arranged by the subject's name; unidentified portraits by St. Louis photographers are arranged by photographer's name. Subjects include: Edith Beauregard; Leone Denning Beauregard; Marie Frohmitter; Mildred Frohmitter; Al Lieb; Anna Marie Denning Lieb; Marie Schmitz; Mathilda Schmitz; Sophia Denning Schmitz; school groups; Perpetual Help School; (more).

Rights: UND


Dates: 1860 - 1920

Type(s): Portrait Photographs

Maker/Creator: St. Louis studios: Fischer; Cassilly; Cramer; Central Photo Co.; Julius Gross; Genelli; Rosch; Saettele; A.J. Spann



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