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Jews in Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Angelo Cohn
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Angelo Cohn was born in Bucharest, Romania, in 1914, and in 1920 he immigrated with his parents and two brothers to the United States, where they joined an extended family of cousins in Minneapolis. Both his parents were professionally trained, his mother as a language teacher and his father as a lawyer. Angelo Cohn graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1936 with a degree in journalism and worked as a reporter on the Minneapolis Star. He married in 1948 and has three children. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Immigration of his extended family; early life in the Minneapolis immigrant community, including geographical locations of community institutions and synagogues; education and recreation; the Depression; religious institutions; bootlegging; anti-Semitism; and the Teamsters strike in 1934.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
15 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:01:54 running time
Creation Narrator: Cohn, Angelo
Interviewer: Lewin, Rhoda Greene
Subjects Jews
Dates Creation: 05/05/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 131
Accession Number AV1979.142.1
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Jews in Minnesota Oral History Project'