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Document Details


Title: Interview of Sam Isak by Dana Gumb, July 11, 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=S9345-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Isak, Sam, 1921-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 20-Oct-1921
Speaker place of birth: Transylvania, Romania; Romania; Europe
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 64
Document date: 1985
Interviewer: Gumb, Dana, fl. 1985
Historical events discussed: Holocaust, 1938-1945; Korean Conflict, 1950-1953; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Austria; Baltimore, MD; Budapest, Pest, Hungary; Europe; Hungary; Italy; Lombardy, Italy; Maryland; Milan, Lombardy, Italy; North America; Pest, Hungary; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Arrest; Austria; Baltimore, MD; Budapest, Pest, Hungary; Economics; Ethnic groups; Europe; Fear; Germans; Health; Holocaust, 1938-1945; Hungary; Italy; Jews; Korean Conflict, 1950-1953; Lombardy, Italy; Maryland; Milan, Lombardy, Italy; Newspapers; North America; Pest, Hungary; Poverty; Prisons; Refugees; Religion; Russians; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Character traits; Crossing borders; Domestic life; Employers; Entertainment and recreation; Extended family; Homeless life; Identification documents; Intellectual life; International travel; Law; Life Styles; Medical treatments and procedures; Military; Military personnel; Motion sickness; Ocean voyages; Parents; Personal appearance; Politics; Relationships; Religious beliefs; Religious persecution; Sisters; Transportation; Wounds and injuries
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027870-30154