Respondent
Rosenbaum, Stanley
Interview Date
January 27, 1987
Abstract
Stanley Rosenbaum attended the University of Pittsburgh School for retail training, 1924-25, and worked in his family's retail business; birth year, 1906;
[T1S1] family background; paternal grandfather founds Rosenbaum Company in Pittsburgh; his uncle, Max Rothschild becomes head of Rosenbaum Company; some history of his family's affiliation with Rodef Shalom Temple; his education at the University of Pittsburgh and role in family business; family life in Squirrel Hill; education, Colfax School and Schenley High School;
[T1S2] his work in the family business until 1939; description of great flood of 1936; costs for clean-up after the flood; discussion of general health care; recollections of his adolescence; prohibition; East Liberty movie houses; Original Station Street Hot Dogs.
[T2S3] No abstract for this side.
[T2S4] No abstract for this side.
Subjects
Business; Industries; Pittsburgh (Pa.); Synagogues; Rodef Shalom Congregation (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Birth Date
1906
City
Pittsburgh, PA
Profession
Business
Work
Rosenbaum's
Residence
East Liberty; Squirrel Hill
Occupation (father)
Rosenbaum's
Length (hours)
1
Interviewer1
Meltzer
Interviewer2
Alpern, Betty
Collateral Materials
Box 105 FF 28
Identifier
ais196440.377
Rights
All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh