Respondent
Caplan, Nettie
Interview Date
March 21, 1969
Abstract
Mentions father's profitable trips to U.S. and unsuccessful store in Poland. Biographical details are provided. Respondent mentions grandfather's farm and his good relations with non-Jews. School attendance in Poland is noted. Respondent indicates route to, and first impressions of, the U.S. Respondent describes work in a stogie factory. Attendance of night school and, among cultural pursuits, Carnegie Music Hall is mentioned. Parents' Orthodox religious observance is indicated. Respondent mentions her neighborhood and her social activities. Citizenship information is provided.
[T1S2] Respondent details marriage information and indicates its financial hardships. Children's secular educations are enumerated.
Subjects
Tobacco industry
Birth Date
1884
City
Lodz
Country
Russian Poland
Emigration Date
1893
Profession
Stogie factory worker, Housewife
Residence
Hill District; Brackenridge St.
Occupation (father)
Grocer
Length (hours)
1
Interviewer1
Bloom, Evelyn
Collateral Materials
Box 87 FF 9
Identifier
ais196440.068
Rights
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