Schwedenschanze, near Höhbeck-Brünkendorf, Landkreis Lüchow-Dannenberg, Niedersachsen, Deutschland in March 1929.
My paternal grandparents were Wandervögel (Wandering Birds), the hippies of Germany in the 1920s. Othilie Rott with son Uwe Kündrunar Scharnberg, Moritz Johann Heinrich Scharnberg, and Freidi Heinrichsdorff (grandfather’s daughter out-of-wedlock from a relationship with Martha Heinrichsdorff), at the Schwedenschanze in March 1929.
Uwe with his mother in Freusburg bei Sieg in Easter 1931. [Archive Number F1 477/198] Photograph by Julius Groß, Friedenstr. 63, Berlin (renowned photographer of the Wandervögel movement). This photograph is the copyright of the Archiv der deutschen Jugendbewegung (Archive of the German Youth Movement), Schloss Ludwigstein, near Witzenhausen, Hessen, Germany.
© Copyright photographs, Uwe Kündrunar Scharnberg, 1929–2010/Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, April 2010