Respondent
Greenberg, Esther Wool
Interview Date
November 20, 1968
Abstract
[T1S1] Reports night school attendance and enumerates cultural pursuits. Cruelty of neighboring gentile children is indicated; locations of musical activities and theaters are indicated. Respondent specifies difference in strictness between own and mother's observances. Synagogue affiliations are noted; medical care for appendicitis is reported. Respondent recounts baths and lessons available at Irene Kaufmann Settlement. Respondent's familiarity with husband when in Russia is mentioned; contact with relatives in Europe is reported. Political affiliation and attitude toward Cuba is expressed. Marriage information is provided.
[T1S2] Blank
[T2S3] Cousin's intermarriage is reported. Parents' financial roles in Russia are indicated. Children's secular and Jewish educations are noted. Respondent reiterates difference in religiousness in own and parents' home.
Subjects
Irene Kaufmann Settlement (Pittsburgh, Pa.); Religious life
Birth Date
1893
Country
Russia
Profession
Dressmaker
Residence
Hill District, Overhill St., Parkview Ave.
Length (hours)
2
Interviewer1
Mendelson, Emily
Indexer
Liggitt, Chris
Collateral Materials
Box 97 FF 13
Identifier
ais196440.176
Rights
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