Respondent
Kimelman, Sabina
Interview Date
October 12, 1968
Abstract
Provides biographical details. Arrangements for private tutoring are indicated; attendance at minyan at father's workplace is related. Respondent's relatives in, and route to, U.S. are indicated. Respondent reports first day in Pittsburgh. First accommodations and neighborhood are noted. Respondent mentions husband's store in McKeesport and Respondent's assistance at brothers' store. Lack of schooling in U.S. is noted, as are cultural pursuits. Respondent indicates keeping kosher initially and comments on lack of observances in home. Respondent's early doctor and charities are specified. Social activities and contact with relatives are noted.
Subjects
Religious life--United States; Synagogues--Europe
Birth Date
1882
City
Yezerna
Country
Austria-Hungary
Emigration Date
1900
Residence
Braddock, Pa.; McKeesport, Pa.
Occupation (father)
Farm manager
Length (hours)
1.5
Interviewer1
Amper, Shirley
Indexer
Cooke, Patricia
Collateral Materials
None
Identifier
ais196440.237
Rights
All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh