Respondent
Linder, Rose
Interview Date
October 28, 1968
Abstract
TAPE QUALITY POOR
[T1S1] Outlines father's business routine and environment. Parents' religiousness is indicated; biographical details are provided. Respondent mentions private religious lessons and discusses relations with non- Jews. Family's immigration to Pittsburgh is explained. Respondent's route to, and relatives in, U.S. are indicated. Respondent's activities at Irene Kaufmann Settlement are recounted. Respondent notes residence and father's work in Pittsburgh. Respondent's work in stogie and sewing factories is indicated. Respondent's school attendance and streetcar use are noted. Respondent details wages and hours of jobs. Respondent notes extent of association with gentiles and enumerates cultural pursuits. Respondent's religious observances are indicated. Respondent indicates residence changes and discusses medical care in Pittsburgh. Organizational affiliations are noted.
[T1S2] Respondent reports celebrations of Passover; contact with sister in Europe is noted. Citizenship and marriage information is provided. Husband's food service job is indicated. Respondent recounts contact with previously emigrated relatives. Respondent recounts father's discontent with U.S. Respondent's relatives in Europe are mentioned.
Subjects
Immigrants--Cultural assimilation; Irene Kaufmann Settlement (Pittsburgh, Pa.); Judaism--Relations--Europe--Christianity
Birth Date
1897
City
(Kiev)
Country
Ukraine
Emigration Date
1914
Profession
Stogie factory worker, Seamstress
Residence
Hill District, Vine St.; Oakland
Occupation (father)
Grain broker
Length (hours)
1.5
Interviewer1
Gershon, Jean
Collateral Materials
Box 98 FF 8
Identifier
ais196440.280
Rights
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