Respondent
Goldenfeld, Martin
Interview Date
April 18, 1969
Abstract
Provides biographical details. Family's status in community and the social changes with Romania's creation are recounted. Respondent discusses army service in WWI. Respondent's residences in U.S. prior to Pittsburgh and route to U.S. are noted. Respondent recalls first impression of chewing gum. An incident with Ku Klux Klan in Alliance, Ohio is discussed. Respondent's lack of formal education is noted; wages and hours of work are detailed. Respondent describes a forced march at the end of WWI. Respondent's views on religious beliefs are expressed. Respondent's cultural pursuits and social activities are enumerated.
[T1S2] Respondent comments on his organizational and political affiliations. Circumstances of his marriage and marital information are provided. Respondent explains attitude on intermarriage. Children's secular and religious educations are detailed.
Subjects
Armed Forces--European; Intermarriage; Ku Klux Klan - Personal Narrative; World War, 1914-1918--Jews
Birth Date
1897
City
(Transylvania)
Country
Hungary
Emigration Date
1921
Profession
Storeclerk
Residence
Alliance, OH; Homewood, Meade St.
Occupation (father)
Insurance agent
Length (hours)
1
Interviewer1
Seibert, I.B.
Indexer
Unitan, Dorothy
Collateral Materials
Box 89 FF 2
Identifier
ais196440.164
Rights
All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh