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This black and white photograph shows Gottfried Schuvie. Schuvie (Schuby/Schwire) was born in Graf, Russia, on August 15, 1859 and died in Hays, Kansas on August 8, 1928. He married Katherine Barbara Romme and moved to the United States in 1909. Like many Volga Germans immigrants, he settled in the Hays, Kansas area for the rich farm land, the close knit German community, and the exemption from military service.
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
Item Number: 212157
Call Number: FK2.E3 .2 E.VG *43
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212157
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1900s
Date - 1910s
Home and Family - Clothing - Coats and jackets
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - European Americans - Germans - Volga-Germans
Places - Cities and towns - Hays
Places - Counties - Ellis
Type of Material - Photographs