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Document Details


Title: Interview of Leo Siedler, Moses Siedler, and Ariella Siedler Finkel by Paul E. Sigrist, Jr., August 24, 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=S11715-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1991 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Siedler, Leo, 1928-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 16-Aug-1928
Speaker place of birth: Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland; Mazowieckie, Poland; Poland; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Factory worker; Tailor
Age at speaking: 63
Document date: 24-Aug-1991
Interviewer: Sigrist, Paul E., Jr., fl. 1993
Organizations discussed: Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States
Historical events discussed: Winter War, 1939-1940; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Ellis Island, NJ; Etelä-Suomen Lääni, Finland; Europe; Finland; Helsinki, Etelä-Suomen Lääni, Finland; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ellis Island, NJ; Etelä-Suomen Lääni, Finland; Europe; Finland; Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States; Helsinki, Etelä-Suomen Lääni, Finland; Jews; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY; North America; Poles; United States; Winter War, 1939-1940; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Air raids; Apartments; Bombing attacks; Cities; Communities; Cultural assimilation; Domestic life; Education; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Fathers; Gender roles; Identification documents; Living arrangements; Luggage; Military; Mothers; Ocean voyages; Refugees; Relationships; Schools; Sociology; Storms; Trains; Transportation; Travel preparations; War
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027487-29621