Henry Keimowitz was born in Hungary. He moved to the U.S. after serving in WWI. He discusses many topics, including his childhood in Hungary, his Jewish heritage, experiencing antisemitism and Facism during and in between the World Wars, his experience as a POW, Tape 2 Tape 3 Tape 4 Tape 5 Tape 6 Tape 7
Lazinger, Joel P -- Interviews Peace Corps (U.S.) Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements Peace movements -- Wisconsin Government, Resistance to -- Wisconsin Civil disobedience -- Wisconsin -- Madison Student movements -- Wisconsin -- Madison Colombia -- History Madison (Wis.)
A typed transcript of the interview with Joel Lazinger, who discusses growing up in a patriotic Jewish family, serving in the Peace Corps in Colombia, and resisting the actions of the United States government in the Vietnam War. He describes anti-war rallies and demonstrations and the Army Math Research Center bombing at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. 1 sound tape reel (approximately 120 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips ; 7 in. + 1 transcript (80 leaves ; 28 cm) + 2 audiocassettes.
Myer Katz (b.1910 - d.1993) grew up in La Crosse in a Jewish family. He would later become a prominent local La Crosse historian. In his interview, he mostly covers topics about his family heritage. The subjects include local Jewish history and immigration, Judaism, family customs and practices, antisemitism, education experiences, and general Jewish history. Tape 2 Tape 3 Tape 4 Tape 5 Tape 6 Tape 7 Tape 8 Tape 9
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Oral History Program
Levenstein, Sally G. -- Interviews Jews -- Social life and customs Jewish way of life La Crosse (Wis.) -- Social life and customs United States -- History -- 1945-1953 United States -- History -- 1953-1961
Levenstein details her life as a member of the Jewish population in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She discusses neighborhood activities, the structure of the community, and social practices and traditions. She also offers details about Jewish leaders and community members.