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Document Details


Title: Interview of Ilse Reichenbach Ortmann by Janet Levine, March 23, 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=S11651-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1992 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ortmann, Ilse Reichenbach, 1919-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 29-Mar-1919
Speaker place of birth: Germany; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Factory worker
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 23-Mar-1992
Interviewer: Levine, Janet, fl. 1993
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Ellis Island, NJ; Europe; Germany; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ellis Island, NJ; Europe; Germany; Great Depression, 1929-1941; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Apartments; Apparel; Career choice; Children's play; Communities; Domestic life; Economic conditions; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Extended family; Farms; Fathers; Friends; German people; Grandparents; Health; Houses; Immigrants and emigrants; Luggage; Mothers; Motion sickness; Ocean voyages; Personal finances; Rations; Relationships; Sewing; Train stations; Trains; Transportation; Travel; Travel preparations
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027431-29564