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Document Details


Title: Interview of Bezalel Prussak by Janet Levine and Paul E. Sigrist, Jr., September 29, 1992
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=S13932-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1992 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Prussak, Bezalel, 1929-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 16-Dec-1929
Speaker place of birth: Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel-Palestine; Yerushalayim, Israel-Palestine; Israel-Palestine; Asia
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Tradesman
Age at speaking: 63
Document date: 29-Sep-1992
Interviewer: Levine, Janet, fl. 1993; Sigrist, Paul E., Jr., fl. 1993
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States
Historical events discussed: Arab-Israeli Conflicts, 1949-; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; Detroit, MI; Israel-Palestine; Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel-Palestine; Michigan; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States; Yerushalayim, Israel-Palestine
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Apartments; Arab-Israeli Conflicts, 1949-; Asia; Crime; Detroit, MI; Economics; Education; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Emigration and immigration; Ethnic groups; Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, United States; Israel-Palestine; Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel-Palestine; Jews; Labor unions; Michigan; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States; World War II, 1939-1945; Yerushalayim, Israel-Palestine
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cities; Communities; Construction; Domestic life; Economic conditions; Entertainment and recreation; Extended family; Family; Food shortages; Immigrants and emigrants; Law; Military; Military occupations; Ocean voyages; Parents; Political causes; Politics; Prejudice; Public schools; Racism; Rations; Relationships; Religion; Religious differences; Religious practices; Sociology; Transportation; War
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0028023-30034