Respondent
Snyderman, William
Interview Date
Unknown
Abstract
Indicates house's building materials and provides biographical details. Schooling available in town is noted. Politics of the town and restrictions on Jews are related. Respondent indicates motivation to emigrate and illegal border crossing into Austria. Ease of entrance into U.S. is indicated. Respondent's impressions of U.S. are related. Respondent notes uncles' occupations and own work and wages in Philadelphia. Respondent's relocation to and work in Pittsburgh are indicated. Residences, jobs and stores are enumerated. School attendance is noted; cultural pursuits are enumerated. Respondent indicates religious observances. Lack of organizational affiliations and recreational activities is reported. Citizenship and marriage information is provided. Children's secular and Jewish educations are noted.
Subjects
Jews--Legal status, laws, etc.
City
Novograd-Volynskiy
Country
Ukraine
Emigration Date
1906
Profession
Clerk (Eu), Garment worker, Peddler, Drygoods and men's clothing store owner
Work
Philadelphia; Carnegie
Residence
Philadelphia, Pa.; Hill District, Centre Ave.
Occupation (father)
Merchant, Melamed
Length (hours)
2
Collateral Materials
Box 106 FF 33
Identifier
ais196440.443
Rights
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