Respondent
Glick, Charles
Interview Date
March 11, 1969
Abstract
Provides biographical details. Grandmother's store and stepfather's job are mentioned. Extent of Respondent's education is indicated; town's synagogues are enumerated. Government's taxation and protection of Jew's liquor business are mentioned. Respondent indicates relatives in U.S. and motivation to emigrate. Respondent notes destination in and route to U.S. Cost of ship ticket and use of passport in Amsterdam are noted. Respondent's name change in U.S. and business opportunities in Europe are indicated. Respondent recounts remedy for stomachache when peddling. Wages, work and hours at bakery are recounted; hours and commission as peddler are detailed. Respondent's Pittsburgh first residences and time spent at jobs are noted.
[T1S2] Respondent reports days of work and ownership of store. Respondent notes night school attendance and acquisition of english. cultural pursuits are enumerated. Respondent reports religious observances and synagogue attendance. Respondent indicates cost of doctor's visits. Respondent explains not waiting for loan from Irene Kaufmann Settlement. Respondent's charitable contributions and recreational activities are noted. Contact with relatives in Pittsburgh and in Europe is reported. Citizenship and marriage information is provided. Children's work and families are discussed; Respondent's affection for parents upon arrival in U.S. is expressed.
Subjects
Family life; Irene Kaufmann Settlement (Pittsburgh, Pa.); Peddlers and Peddling
Birth Date
1886?
City
Bessarabia
Country
Russia
Emigration Date
1909
Profession
Bakery worker, Clothes peddler, Storeowner
Work
Finleyville; Markowitz Bakery, Homestead, PA; Slutsky Bros., Charles Klein, Fifth Ave.
Residence
Hill District, Fulton St., Wooster St.
Occupation (father)
Government worker (Eu)
Length (hours)
1
Interviewer1
Harrison, Mary
Collateral Materials
Box 88 FF 18
Identifier
ais196440.160
Rights
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