Bob Swann Photo Gallery

Bob in his Columbus, Ohio neighborhood.


Bob with his brother Jim, playing with the geodesic toy set they invented.

 

Bob, contractor for John Root's house, works with him and two windmill merchants 
to raise a windmill on Community Land Trust Land on Jug End Road, Autumn, 1982.

Bob in the summer of 1983, doing later work on John Root's windmill.

Bob addresses a group at the opening ceremony for Forest Row Community Land Trust in Great Barrington, 1986.

Bob and Susan enjoy their new home, 1981.

 

Bob and Susan posing with their wonderful view from their home.


The Schumacher Library in South Egremont under construction in 1991, and Bob Swann who designed the adaptation of the library from an art studio he designed several years earlier.

Wally and Juanita Nelson attended a conference with Bob in 1995.

Bob and his friend Raven in 1990.

Bob and Raven in 1992.


Attendees of this conference at the Dallas Institute 1986 included Bob, Wendell and Tanya Berry, Terry Moore, Ivan Illich, and Terry Tempest Williams.

 

Visitors to the Great Barrington booth at the 1989 "Taste of the Berkshires" festival included Bob Swann and Robyn Van En. On the left is Ruth Blair, who won a prize for the booth that year.

Andrey Bykov visited Bob in 1999.


The Reading Room at the Schumacher Library is a wonderful spot to enjoy a book, as Bob did in this 1993 picture.

 

Bob and Fritz Schumacher at the New Alchemy Institute, Cape Cod, 1974.

The completed library, with shelves full of books, which bears the name of the organization he founded in honor of E. F. Schumacher's great works.