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Document Details


Title: Interview of Blanche Eskolsky Rothstein by Paul E. Sigrist, Jr., August 20, 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=S11702-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1991 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Rothstein, Blanche Eskolsky, 1915-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 25-Dec-1915
Speaker place of birth: Minsk, Minsk, Belarus; Minsk, Belarus; Belarus; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Tradesman
Age at speaking: 76
Document date: 20-Aug-1991
Interviewer: Sigrist, Paul E., Jr., fl. 1993
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921
Locations discussed: Asia; Belarus; Ellis Island, NJ; Europe; Latvia; Minsk, Belarus; Minsk, Minsk, Belarus; Moscow, Moskovskaya oblast, Russia; Moskovskaya oblast, Russia; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY; North America; Riga, Latvia; Russia; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Belarus; Boardinghouses; Ellis Island, NJ; English language; Europe; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Jews; Latvia; Minsk, Belarus; Minsk, Minsk, Belarus; Moscow, Moskovskaya oblast, Russia; Moskovskaya oblast, Russia; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY; North America; Riga, Latvia; Russia; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Apartments; Bakeries; Boats and ships; Citizenship; Communities; Crossing borders; Customs; Customs services; Domestic life; Economic depressions; Economics; Education; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Fathers; Health; Hotels and inns; Identification documents; Immigrants and emigrants; Intellectual life; Mothers; Motion sickness; Ocean voyages; Politics; Poverty; Private tutors; Relationships; Religion; Religious beliefs; Religious practices; Reunions; Revolutions; Schools; Sociology; Storms; Synagogues; Towns; Toys; Trains; Transportation; Travel; Travel preparations; Uncles; Water supply
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027474-29607