Respondent
Titlebaum, Jake
Interview Date
May 31, 1981
Abstract
Jake Titlebaum, an immigrant from Warsaw, lived in the Hill District of Pittsburgh for thirty-five years;
[T1S1] family background in Warsaw; residence in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, PA; immigration to the United States; father's service as a rabbi; affiliation with Young Israel in Warsaw; medical care in Warsaw; number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren in his family; courtship and marriage in Europe; recollections of his life in the United States before his wife joined him here; recollections of life in Europe;
[T1S2] recollections of Pittsburgh in 1922; recollections of the synagogues in the Hill District of Pittsburgh; discussion of Jewish cemeteries in Pittsburgh; views about burial practices; some Jewish history of the Hill District; views about raising children; recollections of the depression; his accomplishments.
Subjects
Hill District (Pittsburgh, Pa.); Quality of life
Birth Date
1898
City
Warsaw
Country
Poland
Profession
Cared for dead
Residence
Hill District
Occupation (father)
Rabbi
Length (hours)
1
Interviewer1
Fadale, Priscilla
Interviewer2
Askin, Donna
Collateral Materials
Box 107 FF 4
Identifier
ais196440.469
Rights
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