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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Bernard Shor
RLIN number: NXCP87-A141
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Philadelphia childhood; sales work; bouncer, greeter for New York City speakeasies during Prohibition; construction, financing, management of two New York City restaurants, 1940-70; unionization of restaurant employees; impressions of celebrity friends; travels; Kefauver Committee Hearings, 1954.
Extent: Transcript: 216 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Shor, Bernard, 1903-1977
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1903
Speaker occupation: Restaurateur
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Ellis, Edward Robb
Historical events discussed: Prohibition, 1919-1933
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: New York; New York (N.Y.)--Social life and customs; New York, NY; North America; Prohibition, 1919-1933; Prohibition--United States; Restaurants; Restaurants--Labor unions; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Restaurant management; Restaurateurs; Shor, Bernard, 1903-1977
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017279-12722