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Document Details


Title: Interview of Soll Shwisberg by Paul E. Sigrist, Jr., May 27, 1993
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=S11714-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1993 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Shwisberg, Soll, 1915-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 10-Mar-1915
Speaker place of birth: Ukraine; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Merchant
Age at speaking: 78
Document date: 27-May-1993
Interviewer: Sigrist, Paul E., Jr., fl. 1993
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941; World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Detroit, MI; Europe; Michigan; New York; New York, NY - Brooklyn; North America; Ukraine; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Detroit, MI; Europe; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Michigan; New York; New York, NY - Brooklyn; North America; Ukraine; United States; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: Apartments; Aunts; Cars; Communications technology; Communities; Crossing borders; Dairy products; Domestic life; Draft evasion; Economic conditions; Economics; Education; English language; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Fathers; Health; Hospitals; Household moves; Intellectual life; Jewish people; Mechanical repairs; Military; Mothers; Motion sickness; Ocean voyages; Politics; Relationships; Religion; Religious persecution; Schools; Science and Technology; Shops; Snacks; Trains; Transportation; Travel; Walking; Wives
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027486-29620