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Oral history interview with Mae Galinksy

Oral History | Accession Number: 2019.125.30 | RG Number: RG-90.057.0030

Mae Galinsky, born circa 1902 in Lithuania, discusses her immigration to the United States from Lithuania in the mid-1920s; her brothers and mother who had arrived in the US before her; getting married to Julius Kawarsky, who was also from Lithuania and ran a grocery store in Des Moines, Iowa; her husband's death at an early age; getting married to Mr. Galinsky; observing Passover, holidays, and shabbat with her family; and her life in the US and in her Jewish community.

Interviewee
Mae Galinksy
Date
interview:  1991 April 09
Language
English
Extent
3 sound cassettes.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Iowa Jewish Historical Society
 
Record last modified: 2020-10-07 13:38:17
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