Mr. Benjamin Arnovitz, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Ralph DeRose and Hynda Rudd, August 11, 1972

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
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
Extent 35 pages
Language eng
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
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
Setname uum_johp
Date Created 2016-05-27
Date Modified 2016-05-27
ID 919164
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=919164
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