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Document Details


Title: Interview of Dora Essel by Debby Dane, November 20, 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=S9292-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Essel, Dora Pfeil, 1908-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 24-Jul-1908
Speaker place of birth: Leipzig, Saxony, Germany; Saxony, Germany; Germany; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Retail worker
Age at speaking: 77
Document date: 20-Nov-1985
Interviewer: Dane, Debbie, fl. 1985
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Baltimore, MD; Europe; Germany; Maryland; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Baltimore, MD; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Europe; Germany; Maryland; North America; United States; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aunts; Bakeries; Communities; Cousins; Deaths; Domestic life; Economics; Education; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Family; Fathers; German people; Health; Immigrant populations; Immigration and emigration; Luggage; Motion sickness; Ocean voyages; Relationships; Schools; Ships; Transportation; Travel preparations
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027859-30124