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Collection Details


Collection Name: Rosalie Braverman Oral History and Memoir
Repository Name: University of Iowa. Main Library. Iowa Women's Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Local Identifier: AC324
URL: http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa/findingaids/html/Braverman.htm
Dates Spanned: 1996-1996
Description: The Rosalie Braverman oral history was taped on June 19, 1996, when Rachel Bohlmann interviewed Rosalie Braverman in Braverman's Iowa City home. The history was recorded on audio tape and is just under one hour in length. No transcript exists. The Braverman interview provides an oral record of one woman's life as a Jewish immigrant in Iowa, as an active community member, and mother. It also reveals tensions inherent in being a member of a minority community in Iowa City in the 1930s and 1940s. A short story written by Rosalie Braverman is also available in the Archives.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 3
Broad Subjects: Relationships; Emigration and Immigration; Ethnic groups
ASP Subjects: Child rearing; Community; Emigration and immigration; Grajewo, Podlaskie, Poland; Immigrants; Iowa; Jews--Iowa; Oral history; United States
Collection Code: OHC0002655