Respondent
Mandel, Morris
Interview Date
October 30, 1968
Abstract
TAPE QUALITY POOR Provides biographical details. Respondent's cheder attendance and father's work are noted. Respondent explains lack of public school and provision of Jewish instruction. Respondent notes Orthodox life and agreeable relations with gentiles in town. Respondent's motivation for, and mother's assistance in, emigrating are expressed. Respondent's destination in, and route to, U.S. are indicated. Assistance of Jewish Aid Society is related. Respondent notes money brought to U.S. and impressions of U.S. First wages in Pittsburgh are noted. Respondent reports early satisfaction with U.S.
Subjects
Immigrants--Attitudes
Birth Date
1891?
Country
Austria-Hungary
Emigration Date
1912
Profession
Tailor
Occupation (father)
Tailor
Length (hours)
1.5
Interviewer1
Levy, Jules
Collateral Materials
Box 98 FF 10
Identifier
ais196440.293
Rights
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