Respondent
Topolsky, Henrietta (Yetta)
Interview Date
January 8, 1969
Abstract
[T1S1] Mentions family's property in Russia and provides biographical details. Respondent notes extent of school attendance. Respondent recounts father's arrest and his escape from Romania. Respondent describes being swindled en route to U.S. Respondent mentions first impressions of U.S. cities and foods. Respondent's school attendance and first residence are mentioned. Respondent's jobs are noted. Respondent enumerates cultural pursuits and reports her religious observances. Respondent's Pittsburgh doctors and recreational activities are enumerated. Respondent mentions making friends and notes contact with relatives in Europe. Citizenship information is provided.
[T1S2] Marriage information is provided. Respondent's children's secular and Jewish educations are noted. Respondent mentions difference in own and her children's upbringing. Respondent reports biographical material.
Subjects
Antisemitism--Europe; Immigrants--Travel--Personal narratives
Birth Date
1902
City
Okalina?
Country
Russia
Emigration Date
1914
Profession
Bookkeeper, Housewife
Residence
Hill District, Wylie Ave.
Occupation (father)
Farmer, saloonkeeper
Length (hours)
1
Interviewer1
Rosner, Florence
Indexer
Marvich, Nancy
Collateral Materials
None
Identifier
ais196440.472
Rights
All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh