Respondent
Green, Esther
Interview Date
Unknown
Abstract
Describes family's home and store in Austria. Biographical details are provided. Respondent mentions father's work as brewer and shopkeeper. Respondent's social activities and her mother's charity in Austria are described. Respondent's father's work as agent is noted. Respondent extensively describes her friendship with a gentile girl and the relations among the faiths in her town. Franz-Joseph's benevolent relation with Jews is recounted. Respondent describes her flight from, and treatment by, armies in WWI. Relative's immigration to U.S. is indicated.
[T1S2] Respondent notes early education and describes her religious observances. Medical care received in Pittsburgh and Respondent's lack of organizational affiliation in Pittsburgh are reported. Respondent recounts socializing at work and with gentiles. Relatives in Pittsburgh and Europe are enumerated. Citizenship information is provided; Respondent comments on political affiliation. Respondent describes meeting her future husband. [recording distorted]
[T2S3] Marriage information is provided; Respondent indicates status of family in Europe. Respondent explains views on intermarriage, family and religion. Husband's and Respondent's roles in raising children are discussed. Children's secular and Jewish educations are related.
Subjects
Child rearing; Intermarriage; Judaism--Relations--Europe--Catholicism; Religious life; Europe--Social life and customs; World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives
Birth Date
1898?
City
Hochkonig ?
Country
Austria
Emigration Date
1921
Occupation (father)
Storeowner
Length (hours)
3
Collateral Materials
Box 97 FF 12
Identifier
ais196440.175
Rights
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