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Document Details


Title: Interview of George Chauncey Weisman by Andrew Phillips, May 24, 1989
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=S13851-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1989 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Weisman, George Chauncey, 1913-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1913
Speaker place of birth: Ukraine; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Accountant
Age at speaking: 76
Document date: 24-May-1989
Interviewer: Phillips, Andrew, fl. 1989
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921
Locations discussed: Bridgeport, CT; Brownsville, PA; Connecticut; Europe; New York; New York, NY - Brooklyn; North America; Pennsylvania; Ukraine; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Antisemitism; Bridgeport, CT; Brownsville, PA; Connecticut; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Europe; Gangs; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States; New York; New York, NY - Brooklyn; North America; Pennsylvania; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; Ukraine; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Domestic life; Economic depressions; Economics; Education; Elementary schools; Entertainment and recreation; Food shortages; Hired for job; Immigration and emigration; International travel; Military; Military raids; Refugees; Shipboard life; Sociology; Transportation; War
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0028006-30017