Respondent
Friedland, Mrs. William (Ida)
Interview Date
August, 1968
Abstract
Provides biographical details and indicates father's name change. Father's and siblings' previous immigration to U.S. are mentioned. First residence in Pittsburgh and grandfather's occupation in Europe are noted. Respondent notes father's job in U.S. and enumerates household objects brought to U.S. Doctor's advice regarding Respondent's hair length is recounted. Respondent indicates accommodations in Pittsburgh. Mother's education is mentioned, as are family's religious observances. Respondent's emotions the first time she worked on Saturday are expressed. Respondent details wages as saleswoman and notes commute to work. Respondent mentions inability to afford vocational schooling. Marriage information is provided. Cultural pursuits, organizational affiliations and recreational activities are enumerated. Child's Jewish and secular educations are discussed. Citizenship information is provided. Respondent mentions friends in Pittsburgh. [Tape distorted]
Subjects
Sabbath Observance
Birth Date
1886
City
Grinkiskis
Country
Lithuania
Emigration Date
1892
Profession
Saleswoman
Work
Homestead, PA; South Side; Carrick
Residence
Downtown, Grant Street; Hill District; Congress St.; Carrick
Occupation (father)
Grocer
Length (hours)
1.5
Interviewer1
Bloom, Evelyn
Indexer
Jenkins, Georgann K.
Collateral Materials
Box 88 FF 12
Identifier
ais196440.152
Rights
All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh