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Oral History Interview with Frank Quicksilver, 1979 July 25

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00022

Overview

Topics covered: Father died when he was six; served in WWI for the Russian Army on the front line; 1920 Russian civil war starts, white army killed Jews; leaves for US paying many bribes to get out; comes through Elis Island, goes to Baltimore where uncle was and later to DC; gets TB and comes to Denver for treatment with wife and 18 mo. old child, in Denver diagnosed as asthmatic; worked in produce sales, talks about JCRS jobs; lost only son in World War II; feelings on Jewish community; early childhood in Russia and life under Czar.

Dates

  • 1979 July 25

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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.

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Digitized other analog

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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