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Title Mr. Abe Guss, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Floyd A. O'Neil and Ed Ogilvie, April 26, 1972
Alternative Title Abe Guss
Creator Guss, Abe, 1904-2000
Contributor O'Neil, Floyd A.; Ogilvie, Ed
Date 1972-04-26
Date Digital 4/29/2016
Spatial Coverage Russia; Poland; New York City, New York, United States; Utah, United States
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Subject Guss, Abe, 1904-2000--Interviews; Jews--Utah--Interviews; Jews, Russian; Immigrants--United States; Jews--United States; World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, Jewish
Description Transcript (36 pages) of an interview by Floyd A. O'Neil and Ed Ogilvie with Abe Guss on April 26, 1972. From tape number H-1 in the Jewish Oral History Project
Abstract Mr. Guss (b. 1904) discusses his parents, their life in Czarist Russia, and his father's journey to New York in 1912. He describes life under German occcupation in World War I, the journey with his mother and siblings to Philadelphia, and from there to Denver, and his first impressions of America. Also included are comments on the differences in religious rites such the bar mitzvah in America and in Europe.
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Extent 36 pages
Language eng
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Anna Neatrour; Ken Rockwell
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/s6573jnr
Topic Jews--Interviews; Jews, Russian; World War (1914-1918)
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Setname uum_johp
Date Created 2016-05-27
Date Modified 2016-05-27
ID 919122
Reference URL

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Title Page 31
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Setname uum_johp
Date Created 2016-05-27
Date Modified 2016-05-27
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