Respondent
Solomon, Sarah
Interview Date
Unknown
Abstract
TAPE QUALITY POOR IN SOME PARTS
[T1S1] Provides biographical details and outlines father's work. Secular and religious education available in Respondent's hometown is indicated. Respondent's synagogue attendance and contact with non-Jews are noted. Respondent indicates motivation for, and route of, emigration. Respondent recounts assistance of social worker in Pittsburgh. Respondent recounts circumstances of emigration. First job in Pittsburgh and father's desire for Respondent to earn living are indicated. Respondent's school attendance is noted; Respondent's prolonged illness is discussed. Husband's wages at factory on Logan Street are specified. First home in Pittsburgh is indicated; lack of formal schooling is noted. Cultural pursuits are enumerated. Respondent enumerates organizational affiliations and reports contact with relatives abroad. Citizenship and marriage information is provided. Sarah:
Subjects
Immigrants--Cultural assimilation;
Birth Date
1895
City
Parrigje
Country
Russia
Emigration Date
1914
Profession
Seamstress
Work
Downtown, Goldblum's
Residence
Hill District, Townsend St.
Occupation (father)
Lumber purchaser
Length (hours)
2
Collateral Materials
None
Identifier
ais196440.446
Rights
All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh