Respondent
Propper, Hyman
Interview Date
1969
Abstract
Provides biographical details. Respondent's lack of work in Europe is noted. Respondent indicates languages studied in cheder and number of Jewish families in area. Father's social position in area is mentioned; Respondent relates equitable treatment of Jews in Austria. Respondent's motivation to emigrate and destination in U.S. are indicated. Respondent notes work inexperience and visits to brothers also in U.S. Wages and hours in factory are reported; recreational activities are noted. Respondent reports lack of synagogue attendance. Citizenship and marriage information is provided. Children's education is noted. Respondent reports religiosity of family's males across generations.
Subjects
Religious life
Birth Date
1887
Country
Austria-Hungary
Emigration Date
1906
Profession
Soda factory worker
Residence
Hill District, Centre Ave.
Occupation (father)
Farmer
Length (hours)
1
Collateral Materials
None
Identifier
ais196440.356
Rights
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