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Document Details


Title: Interview of Alexander Brown by Nancy Dallett, August 19, 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=S9352-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Brown, Alexander, 1912-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 5-Aug-1912
Speaker place of birth: Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina; Federal District, Argentina; Argentina; South America
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 1985
Interviewer: Dallet, Nancy, fl. 1989
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941; Holocaust, 1938-1945; World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Chester County, PA; Ellis Island, NJ; New Jersey; North America; Pennsylvania; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Chester County, PA; Economics; Education; Ellis Island, NJ; Emigration and immigration; English language; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Holocaust, 1938-1945; Italian language; New Jersey; North America; Pennsylvania; United States; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: Academic performance; Character traits; Diet and nutrition; Domestic life; Economic conditions; Educational systems; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Extended family; Family affection; Farming; Fathers; Fistfights; Health; Hebrew language; Household moves; Identification documents; Intellectual life; Jewelry; Life Styles; Luggage; Medical treatments and procedures; Military; Military draft; Motion sickness; National government; Personal finances; Physical illnesses; Politics; Relationships; Religion; Religious persecution; Romanian people; Russian language; Salespeople; Sisters; Sociology; Spanish language; Tobacco
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027873-30160