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Title Mr. Benjamin Arnovitz, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Ralph DeRose and Hynda Rudd, August 11, 1972
Alternative Title Ben Arnovitz
Creator Arnovitz, Ben, 1888-1972
Contributor DeRose, Ralph; Rudd, Hynda
Date 1972-08-11
Date Digital 4/29/2016
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Access Rights I acknowledge and agree that all information I obtain as a result of accessing any oral history provided by the University of Utah's Marriott Library shall be used only for historical or scholarly or academic research purposes, and not for commercial purposes. I understand that any other use of the materials is not authorized by the University of Utah and may exceed the scope of permission granted to the University of Utah by the interviewer or interviewee. I may request permission for other uses, in writing to Special Collections at the Marriott Library, which the University of Utah may choose grant, in its sole discretion. I agree to defend, indemnify and hold the University of Utah and its Marriott Library harmless for and against any actions or claims that relate to my improper use of materials provided by the University of Utah.
Subject Arnovitz, Ben, 1888-1972--Interviews; Jews--Utah--Interviews; Judaism--Utah; Immigrants--Utah--Interviews; Utah--Ethnic relations
Keywords Czechoslovakia; Pennsylvania; Prohibition; Tavern; Pool hall; Montefiore; Shaare Tzedek; B'Nai B'rith; Jewish Comunity Center
Description Transcript (35 pages) of an interview by Ralph DeRose and Hynda Rudd with Benjamin Arnovitz on August 11, 1972. From tape number H-4 in the Jewish Oral History Project
Abstract Mr. Arnovitz (b. 1888), whose family emigrated from Czechoslovakia, reminisces about his early life in Pennsylvania, running a tavern in Salt Lake City (during Prohibition, a "near-beer pool hall"), the Montefiore and Shaare Tzedek congregations in Salt Lake, the Jewish cemetery and Jewish community center, the purpose of B'Nai B'rith, Hebrew school, and Jewish ceremonies.
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Extent 35 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/s6kd44fx
Topic Jews--Interviews; Judaism; Immigrants; Ethnic relations
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Setname uum_johp
Date Created 2016-05-27
Date Modified 2020-03-23
ID 919164
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Setname uum_johp
Date Created 2016-05-27
Date Modified 2016-05-27
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