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Document Details


Title: Interview of Rebecca Mester by Nancy Dallett, October 23, 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=S9310-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Mester, Rebecca, 1904-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 14-Aug-1904
Speaker place of birth: Austria; Europe
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 81
Document date: 1985
Interviewer: Dallet, Nancy, fl. 1989
Organizations discussed: Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States
Locations discussed: Ellis Island, NJ; New Jersey; North America; Pennsylvania; United States; York, PA
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Absentee fathers; Arrest; Child abuse; Citizenship; Divorce; Economics; Education; Ellis Island, NJ; Emigration and immigration; English language; Ethnic groups; Health; Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States; Jews; Legal documents--Identification; New Jersey; North America; Pennsylvania; United States; York, PA
Topics discussed - Other terms: Accidental deaths; Corpses; Deaths from war; Domestic life; Entertainment and recreation; Extended family; Factory workers; Food shortages; Grandparents; Intellectual life; International travel; Law; Marital relations; Medical treatments and procedures; Military; Mothers; Motion sickness; Newspaper stories; Parent-child relations; Personal name changes; Politics; Relationships; Religion; Religious beliefs; Reunions; Romantic relationships; Separation from spouse; Stepfathers; Travel
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027843-30140