Ingrid Helps Uncle Fritz

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Memoir  |  House: Seung Geel Hong

A 14-year-old German girl goes to work for her great-uncle at his portrait studio during her summer break in the summer of 1937.

Table of Contents

Time of Hyperinflation

Introduction The year 1937 was a special year for the United States, for Germany, and for Ingrid Lang. In the Un... Read Chapter

At Grandparents' House

2. At Grandparents’ House In the summer of 1937, Ingrid was 14 years old, and she was staying with Grandmother and Grandfather Lang... Read Chapter

ask mr. fischer

3.  Ask Mr. Fischer On the second evening after returning home, Ingrid remembered her grandfather’s advice; and she asked: ... Read Chapter

Learn Photography?

4.  Learn Photography? The evening after Erhart’s visit, Ingrid asked: “Father, as I was walking away from you and Mr. F... Read Chapter

At the Studio

1.At the Studio On the way home to Uncle Fritz’s house, Uncle Fritz asked: “Ingrid, would you like to rest and tour the city ... Read Chapter

First House Call

6.  First House Call Approximately 20 minutes after they had completed their practice with ‘Open Flash,’ Uncle Fritz and Ing... Read Chapter

Ingrid and Christian

7.Ingrid and Christian After leaving the Weber family, Uncle Fritz and Ingrid were on their way to the family of Manfred Schmid at 29... Read Chapter

Flash-Powder Pictures

8.  Flash-Powder Pictures After leaving the Schmid family, Uncle Fritz and Ingrid went back to the studio.  Uncle Fritz int... Read Chapter

The First Day is Over

9.  The First Day Is Over On their way back to the studio, Ingrid felt uncomfortable about the way she and Uncle Fritz had hurri... Read Chapter

Follow-Up

Follow-Up Ingrid worked for two weeks at Fritz Zimmerman Portrait Studio.  And during that time, she learned to focus the camera... Read Chapter

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