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Document Details


Title: Interview of Emma Katharina Schmid Schwarz by Paul E. Sigrist, Jr., September 29, 1995
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=S13570-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1995 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Schwarz, Emma Katharina Schmid, 1907-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 26-Nov-1907
Speaker place of birth: Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany; Baden-Württemberg, Germany; Germany; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Farmer
Age at speaking: 88
Document date: 29-Sep-1995
Interviewer: Sigrist, Paul E., Jr., fl. 1993
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Baden-Württemberg, Germany; Europe; Germany; Hamburg, Germany; Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; North America; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alternative medicine; Baden-Württemberg, Germany; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Europe; Germany; Hamburg, Germany; Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; North America; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany; United States; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: Brothers; Christmas; Citizenship; Communities; Domestic chores; Domestic life; Economic depressions; Economics; Education; Employers; English language; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Fairs; Farms; Fathers; Food preservation; Food shortages; Friends; Furnishings; Games; German people; Health; Identification documents; Immigrants and emigrants; Intellectual life; Law; Military; Mothers; Ocean voyages; Physical illnesses; Politics; Prisoners of war; Relationships; Religion; Religious practices; Schools; Searching for job; Ships; Storms; Tobacco use; Towns; Trains; Transportation; Travel preparations; War
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027790-29872