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Document Details


Title: Interview of Hermann Wilhelm Gustav Meier by Paul E. Sigrist, Jr., January 21, 1992
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=S11581-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1992 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Meier, Hermann Wilhelm Gustav, 1914-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 14-Jan-1914
Speaker place of birth: Czech Republic; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Tailor
Age at speaking: 78
Document date: 21-Jan-1992
Interviewer: Sigrist, Paul E., Jr., fl. 1993
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941; World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Czech Republic; Europe; New York; North America; Schenectady, NY; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Absentee fathers; Agriculture; Alternative medicine; Czech Republic; Europe; Great Depression, 1929-1941; New York; North America; Schenectady, NY; United States; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: Apartments; Aunts; Bars; Butcher shops; Butchering; Castles; Churches; Communities; Cultural assimilation; Departures; Domestic life; Economics; Education; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Grandparents; Health; Hotels and inns; Houses; Inoculations; Mothers; Motion sickness; Ocean voyages; Pigs; Relationships; Religion; School events; Schools; Sociology; Sports; Trains; Transportation; Travel preparations; Winter
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027403-29536