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Document Details


Title: Interview of Alex Eckstein by Willa Appel, September 11, 1985
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories (Subscription only)
Extent: 23 pages
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/imld/documentidx.pl?docid=S9339-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Eckstein, Alex, 1918-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 14-Aug-1918
Speaker place of birth: Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania; Cluj, Romania; Romania; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Engineer
Age at speaking: 67
Document location: Fairlawn, NJ
Document date: 11-Sep-1985
Interviewer: Appel, Willa
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Locations discussed: Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania; Bucharest, Romania; Cluj, Romania; Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania; Eastern Europe; Europe; North America; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh, PA; Romania; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Antisemitism; Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania; Bucharest, Romania; Cluj, Romania; Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania; Eastern Europe; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Europe; Family; Hungarian Americans; Hungarians--United States; Jews; Legal documents--Identification; Meal; North America; Ocean travel; Oral history; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh, PA; Railroads--Trains; Romania; Ships; United States
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: OHI0033590-36860