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Document Details


Title: Interview of Mela Meisner Lindsay by Andrew Phillips, August 29, 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=S13857-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1989 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Lindsay, Mela Meisner, 1903-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1903
Speaker place of birth: Russia; Asia
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Farmer; Teacher
Age at speaking: 86
Document date: 29-Aug-1989
Interviewer: Phillips, Andrew, fl. 1989
People discussed: Anhalt-Zebst; Catherine II; Catherine Alexeyevna; Catherine the Great; Catherine the Great, 1729-1796; von Anhalt-Zebst, Sophia Augusta Frederica
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941; Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905
Locations discussed: Asia; Kansas; North America; Russia; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Anhalt-Zebst; Asia; Catherine II; Catherine Alexeyevna; Catherine the Great; Catherine the Great, 1729-1796; Dating (Social customs); Economics; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Emigration and immigration; Farm life; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Kansas; North America; Russia; Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905; United States; von Anhalt-Zebst, Sophia Augusta Frederica
Topics discussed - Other terms: Domestic life; Economic depressions; Education; Elementary schools; Entertainment and recreation; Farm work; Husbands; International travel; Life Styles; Parents; Relationships; Sociology; Travel preparations
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0028012-30023