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Document Details


Title: Interview of Jacob Potofsky by Margo Nash, March 20, 1974
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=S11684-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1974 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Potofsky, Jacob Samuel, 1894-1979
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1894
Speaker place of birth: Ukraine; Europe
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 80
Document date: 20-Mar-1974
Interviewer: Nash, Margo, 1941-
Organizations discussed: Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, 1914-1976; Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States
Locations discussed: Chicago, IL; Europe; Illinois; North America; Ukraine; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, 1914-1976; Chicago, IL; Economics; Ethnic groups; Europe; Health; Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States; Illinois; Jews; Labor unions; North America; Religion; Transportation; Ukraine; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Communities; Domestic life; Entertainment and recreation; Factories; Fathers; Grandparents; Immigrants and emigrants; Motion sickness; Ocean voyages; Relationships; Religious practices; Siblings; Strikes; Travel preparations
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027460-29593