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Document Details


Title: Interview of Selma Riskin Rubin by Paul E. Sigrist, Jr., June 30, 1995
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories (Subscription only)
Extent: 51 pages
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/imld/documentidx.pl?docid=S13889-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1995 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Rubin, Selma Riskin, 1914-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 30-Dec-1914
Speaker place of birth: Riga, Latvia; Latvia; Europe
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 81
Document location: New York, NY
Document date: 30-Jun-1995
Interviewer: Sigrist, Paul E.
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Bremen, Germany; Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany; Europe; Germany; Latvia; New York; New York, NY; North America; Riga, Latvia; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Absentee fathers; Antisemitism; Apartments; Bremen, Germany; Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Emigration and immigration; English language; Europe; Famines; Germany; Immigrants; Jews; Latvia; Medical care; Motion sickness; New York; New York, NY; North America; Ocean travel; Oral history; Poverty; Radio programs; Railroads--Trains; Riga, Latvia; Schools; Ships; United States; War; World War I, 1914-1918
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: OHI0033625-36897