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Oral History Interview with Dora Perlmutter, 1979 July 29

 Item
Identifier: B098.04.0008.00011

Overview

Topics include: Born in Russia, father a cattle dealer; married in Russia to Pinchus Perlmutter who was a plasterer/contractor; first children were a set of triplets, one died, now has 5 children; father came to America and brought back money, was killed in WWI; when immigrating the boat ran into a storm and sank, she and her children were saved on a lifeboat but many died; learning the daven; talks about life in Russia and life in Denver.

Dates

  • 1979 July 29

Creator

Language of Materials

Interview is done in Yiddish (?) with an English translator,

Rights and Usage Statement

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Extent

1 items (1 sound tape cassette)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Series 4 consists of recorded oral histories by residents of Beth Israel Home. The interviewees reflect on their experiences as either Jewish immigrants or children of immigrants to America.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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