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Title Interview with Jacqueline Burinescu Richter
Date 8 Jul 1990
Document Type Oral History (Audio)
Name Burinescu Richter, Jacqueline
Interviewer Ziegelman, Jane
Date of Recording 8 Jul 1990
Duration 01:26:06
Library / Archive Tenement Museum, New York
Description Jacqueline was born at 97 Orchard Street in 1919 and lived there until she was nine. She relates what she can remember of her mother and the neighbourhood growing up, the friends they had and the entertainment they would go to on the Lower East Side. She also talks about how her mother set up the apartment and how they managed living together in a small space.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Ports New York City, United States
Nationality Romanian; Chinese
People Burinescu Richter, Jacqueline
Keywords birth, education, domestic service, health and sickness, flu, epidemic, disease, employment, factory, clothing, food, navy, religion, marriage, entertainment, sport, crime, animals, children, Jewish
Language English
Copyright Tenement Museum, New York