Oral History Interview with Ethel Reisburg Schectman, March 24, 2001

Description:

Interview with Ethel Reisburg Schectman of Fort Worth, Texas, who was born in New York City during the Great Depression to Jewish Polish immigrant parents. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences of World War II on the home front, including memories of D-Day, iron metal scrap drives, victory gardens, rationing, V-E and V-J Days, and what it was like being Jewish in Dallas during that time.

Creator(s):
Location(s):
Creation Date: March 24, 2001
Partner(s):
National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Texas Oral History Collection
World War Two Collection
National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Fredericksburg, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 24, 2001
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From February 19, 1932 to March 24, 2001
Description:

Interview with Ethel Reisburg Schectman of Fort Worth, Texas, who was born in New York City during the Great Depression to Jewish Polish immigrant parents. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences of World War II on the home front, including memories of D-Day, iron metal scrap drives, victory gardens, rationing, V-E and V-J Days, and what it was like being Jewish in Dallas during that time.

Note:

Transcript typed November, 2001.

Physical Description:

22 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | home front
Contributor(s):
Partner:
National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Collection:
Texas Oral History Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: NMPW_OH_Schectman
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth193887
Resource Type: Text
Format: Text