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Document Details


Title: Interview of Ivan De Merit by Willa Appel, February 7, 1986
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=S9191-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1986 (Year of interview)
Speaker: De Merit, Ivan, 1905-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1905
Speaker place of birth: Ukraine; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Student
Age at speaking: 81
Document date: 1986
Interviewer: Appel, Willa
Organizations discussed: Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States
Historical events discussed: Holocaust, 1938-1945; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; Chicago, IL; Europe; Illinois; Mazowieckie, Poland; New York; New York, NY; North America; Poland; Russia; United States; Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Chicago, IL; Communism; Crime; Education; Emigration and immigration; English language; Ethnic groups; Europe; Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States; Holocaust, 1938-1945; Illinois; Jews; Mazowieckie, Poland; New York; New York, NY; North America; Philosophy; Poland; Polish language; Russia; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; United States; Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland; World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agrarian life; Character traits; Crossing borders; Deaths from war; Diet and nutrition; Domestic life; Educational systems; Grandmothers; Health; Human body; Intellectual life; Law; Life Styles; Literacy; Military; Military officers; Murder; Parents; Personal name changes; Politics; Printers; Reading; Relationships; Religion; Religious persecution; Russian language; Self-education; Translators; Transportation; Travel conditions
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027615-30049