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Document Details


Title: Interview of Jan Pokorny by Andrew Phillips, January 5, 1988
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=S11683-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1988 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Pokorny, Jan, 1914-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1914
Speaker place of birth: Czech Republic; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Architect; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 05-Jan-1988
Interviewer: Phillips, Andrew, fl. 1989
Organizations discussed: Columbia University, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Czech Republic; Ellis Island, NJ; Europe; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY; North America; Prague, Stredoceský, Czech Republic; Stredoceský, Czech Republic; Sweden; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Columbia University, New York, NY; Czech Republic; Czechs; Education; Ellis Island, NJ; Ethnic groups; Europe; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY; North America; Prague, Stredoceský, Czech Republic; Stredoceský, Czech Republic; Sweden; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Apartments; Cars; Colleges and universities; Communities; Domestic life; Entertainment and recreation; Friends; German people; Hosts; Identification documents; Maps; Military; Military occupations; Ocean voyages; Peace treaties; Politics; Relationships; Science and Technology; Tourist attractions; Trains; Transportation; Travel; War
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027459-29592