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Document Details


Title: Interview of Morris Soifer by Janet Levine, February 20, 1994
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=S11750-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1994 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Soifer, Morris, 1908-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 15-Apr-1908
Speaker place of birth: Ukraine; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Pedlar
Age at speaking: 86
Document date: 20-Feb-1994
Interviewer: Levine, Janet, fl. 1993
Organizations discussed: Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States
Historical events discussed: Russian Revolution, 1917-1921
Locations discussed: Europe; New York; New York, NY; North America; Ukraine; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Absentee fathers; Antisemitism; Childbirth; Civil rights; Economics; Ethnic groups; Europe; Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States; Jews; Midwives; New York; New York, NY; North America; Refugees; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; Typhus fever; Ukraine; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bar mitzvah; Crossing borders; Deaths; Domestic life; Family; Fathers; Health; Identification documents; Military; Mothers; Motion sickness; Ocean voyages; Physical illnesses; Politics; Relationships; Religion; Reunions; Searching for job; Sociology; Stepmothers; Trains; Transportation
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027501-29637