Jews in Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with William Mayberg

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Titles Jews in Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with William Mayberg
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: William Mayberg was born in Russia in 1887. He married in 1911, came to the United States in 1913, and had two sons. He was self-educated but was a teacher most of his life. He also operated small grocery stores in Minneapolis and St. Paul. He died in 1978. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Jewish children's education in Russia and the United States; poverty of immigrant life; history of the Zionist movement; a Zionist farm and school in Champlin, Minnesota; and religion.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
26 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:17:38 running time
Creation Interviewee: Mayberg, William
Interviewer: Lewin, Rhoda G.
Subjects Jews -- Minnesota -- Biography.
Dates Creation: 01/15/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 131.16 (Library Call Number)
AV1979.142.9 (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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  • Marietta Mayberg on March 23, 2017 04:56:01 PM
    William Mayberg was my grandfather. If anyone but his family is interested he did indeed have two sons, one being my father, but the other did not survive the birth. Some time later his daughter, Libby, was born. Libby lived past ninety and died several years ago.
  • Rachel trockman on May 21, 2017 01:59:29 PM
    I'm looking for you Marietta. Not sure why but you popped into my head today. I live in golden valley. Was Rachel weiner. We are neighborhood friends on Oliver. Walked by your house to get to John hay. Both born 1942 but not same grade? Contact me.

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