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Document Details


Title: Interview of Ruth Metzger by Debby Dane, December 17, 1985
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=S9254-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Metzger, Ruth, 1909(?)-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1909
Speaker place of birth: Russia; Asia
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Tradesman
Age at speaking: 76
Document date: 17-Dec-1985
Interviewer: Dane, Debbie, fl. 1985
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Asia; Chicago, IL; Europe; Illinois; North America; Poland; Russia; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Antisemitism; Asia; Chicago, IL; Discrimination; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Emigration and immigration; Europe; Illinois; Jews; North America; Poland; Russia; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; United States; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: Business affairs; Career choice; Citizenship; Correspondence; Cousins; Deaths; Domestic life; Economics; Education; English language; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Fathers; Health; Identification documents; Immigrants and emigrants; Intellectual life; Law; Laws; Military; Motion sickness; Ocean voyages; Politics; Private tutors; Relationships; Schools; Siblings; Sociology; Thefts; Transportation; Travel; War
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027822-30096