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Oral History Interview with Bessie Toltz, 1979 August 24

 Item
Identifier: B098.04.0008.00026

Overview

Topics covered: Came to Denver from Warsaw, Poland in 1922; worked in garment factory in Poland, couldn't find job in Denver, ended up working in a Jewish restaurant- Rosen's, married a cattle dealer and farmer from Longmont; Jewish farm life; moved family to Denver; memories of WWI in Poland, desperation, starvation, no contact with their father during war who had come to US in 1913.

Dates

  • 1979 August 24

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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.

General

Digitized other analog

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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