Jews in Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Gladys Jacobs Field

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Titles Jews in Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Gladys Jacobs Field
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Gladys Jacobs was born in 1903 and raised in Minneapolis. Her father operated Jacobs Jewelry in Minneapolis, and her mother's family was involved in the G. Pflaum and Sons cigar factory in St. Anthony. Jacobs married Harold Finkelstein (of the Finkelstein and Rubin theater chain) of St. Paul in 1926. In 1936 they changed their last name to Field. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Growing up in a large German-Jewish family; her close relationships with her grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins; incidences of anti-Semitism that she experienced; her involvement with the Minneapolis Art Institute, the Walker Art Center, and community and Jewish organizations; and her feelings about being Jewish.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
32 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:42:52 running time
Creation Interviewee: Field, Gladys Jacobs
Interviewer: Lewin, Rhoda G.
Subjects Jews -- Minnesota -- Biography.
Dates Creation: 01/29/1978
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 131.7 (Library Call Number)
AV1986.76.2 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Jews in Minnesota Oral History Project'

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