Oral History Interview with Bessie Toltz, 1979 August 24
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.
- 1979 August 24
- Toltz, Bessie Lesser, 1890-1993 (Interviewee, Person)
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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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