Betsy Anne Bamberger Lesser, Interviews with Jews in Utah, Accn 998

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Title Betsy Anne Bamberger Lesser, Interviews with Jews in Utah, Accn 998
Alternative Title Accn 998, Interviews with Jews in Utah, Betsy Anne Bamberger Lesser
Creator Lesser, Betsy Anne Bamberger, 1922-
Contributor Kelen, Leslie G., 1949-; Oral History Institute
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1983-01-27
Date Digital 2015-07-06
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Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States,
Subject Jews, American--Utah--Interviews; Lesser, Betsy Anne Bamberger, 1922---Interviews; Bamberger, Simon, 1847-1926; International House (Berkeley, Calif.); Jews--Social life and customs; Salt Lake City (Utah); Bamberger Railroad Company; Rowland Hall (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Description Transcript (104 pages) of interview by Leslie Kelen with Betsy Lesser on January 1, 1927 for the Interviews with Jews in Utah Oral History Project.
Abstract Betsy Lesser (b. 1922) tells Leslie Kelen about her childhood, and about her grandfather, Utah Governor Simon Bamberger. She recalls her memories of Mills College, World War II, the night of VJ Day, the Bamburger Railroad, Utah Coal Company, and the tensions between German Jews and other ethnic Jews. She also talks about segregation as she remembers it. She tells stories about family members, remembers going to high school at Rowland Hall, and talks about first hearing Hitler on the radio. Other topics include her father, Lagoon, ethnic groups in Salt Lake City, the community response to World War II, changes she has seen in Salt Lake, and her memories of International House at the University of California at Berkeley. 104 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 104 pages
Language eng
Is Part of Interviews with Jews in Utah collection, 1982-1988,; Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women's Legacy Archive
Scanning Technician Niko Amaya; Halima Noor
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
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Topic Jews, American; Jews--Social life and customs; International House (Berkeley, Calif.); Utah--Salt Lake City; Bamberger Railroad Company; Rowland Hall (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Setname uum_iju
ID 902858
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