His father Kurt Immerwahr, businessman, and his mother Johanna Katalin Freund immigrated from Germany to Great Britain at the end of the '30s.
International Student Service, Switzerland
Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars, New York
American Friends Service Committee, Philadelphia
Giorgio Pasquali (1885-1952): Immerwahr's thesis advisor in Florence, Pasquali wrote Immerwahr a letter of recommendation for the International Student Service in 1938; Pasquali also introduced Immerwahr to the classical archaeologist Karl Lehmann-Hartleben.
Karl Lehmann-Hartleben (1894-1960), a professor of classical archaeology in Münster, he moved to the US in 1935 and became a professor at the Institute of Fine Arts at the City University of New York: Lehmann helped Immerwahr obtain a scholarship at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and later a scholarship at Yale.
Stefan Joseph (later Stephen) Zand (Łódź 1898 - 1963), an aeronautic engineer who moved from Poland to the US in 1925: his house in Long Island, NY was the first address that Immerwahr provided to the US authorities.
1916Breslau (later Wrocław)
Birth and Education
Move to Florence
Università di Firenze
Reunion with parents
Scholarship at the ASCSA
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Emigration to the United States
First living accommodation
Doctorate at Yale
Scholarship to Harvard Financed by the Guggenheim Foundation