Respondent
Davis, Dora
Interview Date
1976
Abstract
Davis, Dora, a wife, mother, and volunteer, served in the community of Uniontown, PA and in Pittsburgh, PA; birth year, 1886;
[T1S1] parents' marriage in New York, New York; family's move to Uniontown, PA; her siblings, their lives and educations; recollections of her childhood; her education in Uniontown; social activities in high school; her children, their lives and careers; courtship and marriage; early medical care;
[T1S2] children's education; moves to Pittsburgh in 1934; recollections of working in the blood bank during WWII; holding the first reform congregation in Uniontown in her parents' home; affiliation with Temple Sinai in Pittsburgh; her positions held at Temple Sinai; relationship with her children; her husband's service as president of Zionist Reform Congregation in Uniontown; her work with the American Legion; political affiliation; her work with Daughters of Revolution in Uniontown.
Subjects
Jews--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Synagogues; Temple Sinai (Pittsburgh, Pa.); Uniontown (Pa.)
Length (hours)
1
Interviewer1
Berkey, Jane
Interviewer2
Mandelblatt, Natalie
Indexer
Zetler, Adrienne
Collateral Materials
Box 101 FF 4
Identifier
ais196440.091
Rights
All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh