Joel Shapiro, Interviews with Jews in Utah, Accn 998

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Title Joel Shapiro, Interviews with Jews in Utah, Accn 998
Alternative Title Accn 998, Interviews with Jews in Utah, Joel Shapiro
Creator Shapiro, Joel, 1922-2015
Contributor Kelen, Leslie G., 1949-; Oral History Institute
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1982-05-26
Date Digital 2015-07-06
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Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, ; Russia,
Subject Jews, American--Utah--Interviews; Shapiro, Joel, 1922-2015--Interviews; Jews--Social life and customs; Salt Lake City (Utah)
Description Transcript (127 pages) of interview by Leslie Kelen with Joel Shapiro on May 26, 1982 for the Interviews with Jews in Utah Oral History Project.
Abstract Shapiro (b. 1922) discusses his family, his father's background in Russia, the Jewish community in Salt Lake City, congregation Montefiore, relations with Mormons, the evolution of the downtown area from a business to a professional district, various ethnic groups in Salt Lake, civil rights, and integration. He also relates stories about growing up, high school, dating in the 1940s, and his experiences in the army. Other topics covered include Hitler and World War II, the liberation of Dachau, how his army experiences changed him, the National Luggage Dealers Association, McCarthyism and the Right Wing political movement, the Anti-Defamation League, and discrimination. 127 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 127 pages
Language eng
Is Part of Interviews with Jews in Utah collection, 1982-1988,
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
ARK ark:/87278/s64b4w3t
Topic Jews, American; Jews--Social life and customs; Utah--Salt Lake City
Setname uum_iju
Date Created 2015-08-13
Date Modified 2015-08-13
ID 904714
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