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Document Details


Title: Interview of William Kaplan by Janet Levine, August 23, 1991
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=S11560-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1991 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Kaplan, William, 1905-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 29-Dec-1905
Speaker place of birth: Lithuania; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Farmer; Musician
Age at speaking: 86
Document date: 1991
Interviewer: Levine, Janet, fl. 1993
People discussed: Bronstein, Lev Davidovich; Djugashvili, Iosif Visarionovich; Joseph Stalin; Leon Trotsky; Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953; Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States
Historical events discussed: Russian Revolution, 1917-1921
Locations discussed: Europe; Lithuania; Mazowieckie, Poland; New York; New York, NY; North America; Poland; United States; Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Antisemitism; Bronstein, Lev Davidovich; Djugashvili, Iosif Visarionovich; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Europe; Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States; Jews; Joseph Stalin; Leon Trotsky; Lithuania; Mazowieckie, Poland; New York; New York, NY; North America; Poland; Poles; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953; Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940; United States; Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Topics discussed - Other terms: Communities; Economics; Education; Entertaining; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Fathers; Food shortages; Grandparents; Health; International travel; Physical illnesses; Relationships; Retired from job; Schools; Ships; Sociology; Starting new job; Towns; Transportation; Wives
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027384-29519