Jews in Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Blanche Halpern Goldberg
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Blanche Halpern Goldberg was born in Minneapolis in about 1906. Her family had come from Politork, Romania, in 1900. In 1910 they moved to Hebron, North Dakota, returning to Minneapolis in 1921. She is one of twelve Halpern children. She attended West High School and the University of Minnesota, from which she received a bachelor's degree in education in 1926. Also in 1926 she married Dr. Isadore Goldberg, and they have two sons, Stanley and Arthur. Goldberg taught in Minneapolis public schools for a short time after World War II. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Immigration of extended family to Minneapolis; life as Jews in a small North Dakota town; anti-Semitism at the University of Minnesota and in teaching and medicine; education; the Depression; and child-rearing, including her two sons and her sister's two children. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Goldberg's husband, Isadore Goldberg, was also interviewed for this oral history project.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
19 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:35:17 running time
Creation Interviewee: Goldberg, Blanche Halpern
Interviewer: Lewin, Rhoda Greene
Made in Hopkins, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Jews -- Minnesota -- Biography.
Made in Hopkins, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 05/04/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 131
Accession Number AV1979.142.4
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Jews in Minnesota Oral History Project'

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