Respondent
Sacks, Gussie Miller
Interview Date
May 12, 1976
Abstract
Gussie Miller Sacks immigrated to the United States at age seventeen and served with Hadassah and Pioneer Women of Pittsburgh;
[T1S1] immigration to the United States at age seventeen from Lithuania; residence in Philadelphia, PA and New York, NY; marriage to a cousin, William Sacks, from Pittsburgh; religious atmosphere in her parent's home; names of her siblings; residence in the Hill District of Pittsburgh after marriage; her family's immigration to the United States; birth of her children; her children's education; her husband's grocery store; recreational activities with her children; attending Beth Jacob Congregation in the Hill District;
[T1S2] her work with Hadassah and Pioneer Women; effects of the depression on her family; recollections of the two World Wars and prohibition; her husband's interest in politics; reasons for leaving Lithuania; views about child raising; changes in Pittsburgh; social activities at the Irene Kaufmann Settlement for her children; receiving Meals-on-Wheels through the United Jewish Federation.
Subjects
Hill District (Pittsburgh, Pa.); Pioneer Women (Organization : U.S.)
Birth Date
1886?
Country
Lithuania
Emigration Date
1903
Work
Hadassah; Pioneer Women of Pittsburgh
Residence
Hill District
Length (hours)
1
Interviewer1
Langer, Elinor
Interviewer2
Mandleblatt, Natalie
Indexer
Zetler, Adrienne
Collateral Materials
Box 105 FF 44
Identifier
ais196440.399
Rights
All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh