Respondent
Burke, Nathan
Interview Date
March 23, 1969
Abstract
Provides biographical details. Respondent recounts employment as harnessmaker. Respondent's <i>cheder</i> attendance, the town's synagogues and the persecution of Jews in Romania are noted. Respondent mentions the money saved while working in Germany. Respondent notes relative who previously immigrated to U.S. Respondent indicates his route to U.S. and impression of New York. Respondent's homesickness is noted. Respondent's residence and job changes are discussed. Respondent enumerates cultural pursuits and notes synagogue attendance. Respondent's organizational affiliations are indicated. Citizenship and marriage information is provided. Differences between children's and own upbringing are mentioned.
Subjects
Artisans; Workmanship
Birth Date
1889
City
Moinesti
Country
Romania
Emigration Date
1908
Profession
Harnessmaker, Garage owner
Work
Turner Ave.; Hill District; Roberts St.; Mackaly and Swan; North Side; California Ave.
Residence
Hill District; Webster Ave.; Bedford Ave.
Occupation (father)
Teacher (hazan)
Length (hours)
1
Interviewer1
Bloom, Evelyn
Collateral Materials
Box 87 FF 8
Identifier
ais196440.061
Rights
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