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Document Details


Title: Interview of Boris Spivak by Roger Herz, May 20, 1997
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories (Subscription only)
Extent: 49 pages
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/imld/documentidx.pl?docid=S13874-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1997 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Spivak, Boris, 1903-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 15-May-1903
Speaker place of birth: Ukraine; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Factory worker; Laborer
Age at speaking: 94
Document location: Alexandria, VA
Document date: 20-May-1997
Interviewer: Herz, Roger
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: Russian Revolution, 1917-1921
Locations discussed: Asia; Chisinau, Chisinau, Moldova; Chisinau, Moldova; Connecticut; Europe; Hartford, CT; Istanbul, Turkey; Massachusetts; Moldova; North America; Springfield, MA; Turkey; Ukraine; United States; Worcester, MA
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Antisemitism; Asia; Chisinau, Chisinau, Moldova; Chisinau, Moldova; Cities and towns; Connecticut; Death; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Europe; Family; Hartford, CT; Istanbul, Turkey; Massachusetts; Medical care; Moldova; Motion sickness; North America; Ocean travel; Oral history; Refugees; Revolutions; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; Ships; Springfield, MA; Starvation; Turkey; Ukraine; United States; Worcester, MA
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: OHI0033610-36882