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Document Details


Title: Interview of Ida Berzins by Janet Levine, October 6, 1999
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/imld/documentidx.pl?docid=S11504-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Berzins, Ida, 1916-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 26-Apr-1916
Speaker place of birth: Latvia; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Farmer; Teacher
Age at speaking: 83
Document date: 06-Oct-1999
Interviewer: Levine, Janet, fl. 1993
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Boston, MA; Ellis Island, NJ; Europe; Germany; Latvia; Massachusetts; New Jersey; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Boston, MA; Ellis Island, NJ; Ethnic groups; Europe; Farms; Germans; Germany; Latvia; Latvians; Marriage; Massachusetts; New Jersey; North America; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Children's play; Communities; Cultural identity; Customs; Dances; Education; Entertainment and recreation; Farm work; Fathers; Grandmothers; Holiday celebrations; Military; Military occupations; Mothers; Ocean voyages; Refugees; Relationships; Romantic relationships; Russian people; Schools; Ships; Siblings; Sociology; Sons; Towns; Transportation; War
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027369-29501