Respondent
Lieber, Rose
Interview Date
July, 1968
Abstract
Provides biographical details. Respondent indicates obstacles to Jews' attendance of gentile schools. Good relations with non-Jews and the Romanian government are indicated. Respondent describes parent's property lease and her hometown's park. Respondent expresses relatives' desire to immigrate to U.S. Respondent's residences in Pittsburgh are enumerated. Respondent details family tree. Conservative religious attitudes are expressed and attitude toward others' religious change is reported. Respondent's synagogue attendance is noted. Respondent's hours and wages in a Jewish drugstore are detailed. Respondent describes the circumstances of her arranged marriage and relates expectations of marriage. Respondent mentions saleswork at Kaufmanns and the household decision-making in married life. Respondent's night school attendance and cultural pursuits are indicated. Respondent enumerates organizational affiliations. Respondent details children's Jewish and secular educations. Political affiliation is noted; Respondent's attitudes toward Blacks are expressed. Respondent mentions social activities and describes parents' acculturation.
Subjects
Jews--Legal status, laws, etc.; Arranged marriage; Religious life--Attitudes
Birth Date
1900
City
Herbst
Country
Romania
Emigration Date
1913
Profession
Clerk, Salesperson, Housewife
Work
Kaufmann's
Residence
Hill District, Wick Street; Wilkinsburg, PA; Squirrel Hill
Occupation (father)
Grocer
Length (hours)
1.5
Interviewer1
Harrison, Mary
Indexer
Schwartz-Siem, Minna
Collateral Materials
None
Identifier
ais196440.275
Rights
All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh