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Document Details


Title: Interview of Abraham Gootnick by Janet Levine, October 4, 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=S13547-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1993 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Gootnick, Abraham, 1910-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1-Mar-1910
Speaker place of birth: Ukraine; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Merchant
Age at speaking: 83
Document date: 04-Oct-1993
Interviewer: Levine, Janet, fl. 1993
Historical events discussed: Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905; World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Europe; New York; New York, NY; North America; Odessa oblast, Ukraine; Odessa, Odessa oblast, Ukraine; Romania; Ukraine; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Absentee fathers; Agriculture; Antisemitism; Cities and towns; Economics; Education; Emigration and immigration; Ethnic groups; Europe; Family; Famines; Immigrants; Intellectual life; Jews; New York; New York, NY; North America; Odessa oblast, Ukraine; Odessa, Odessa oblast, Ukraine; Oral history; Patriotism; Revolutions; Romania; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; Russians; Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905; Scholarships; Schools; Sociology; Ukraine; United States; Universities and colleges; World War I, 1914-1918; Writing
Topics discussed - Other terms: Career choice; Communities; Crossing borders; Domestic life; Grandparents; Laws; Lower-class; Politics; Relationships
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027768-29850