The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects

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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Enid German-Beck (1930-) in November 2010. The summary is accompanied by photographs of Enid, her homes, and her family and friends, dating from the 1930s-1950s, 2011. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Riva Drutz (1921-) on February 22, 2011. The summary is accompanied by a photograph of Drutz taken by Margaret Mazanec at a party on June 26, 2013. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Babette Fleischer (1944-) on December 22, 2015. The summary is accompanied by a photograph of Fleischer seated in a chair in December 2015. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Daisy Goldstein (1933-) on December 10, 2010. The summary is accompanied by a photograph of Goldstein taken by Margaret Mazanec at a party on June 23, 2013. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Irvin Goldstein (1929-) in 2010 and 2018. The summary is accompanied by a circa 1980s-1990s portrait of Goldstein, photograph of Goldstein taken by Margaret Mazanec on June 23, 2013, biography, and resume. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Irvin Goldstein descends from Polish and Russian ancestry and was born in Louisville, speaking English and a little Yiddish in his family. Irv lived in the Highlands with other family members in the area and maintained Jewish practice by attending synagogue at Adath Jeshurun. During the Great Flood of 1937 his family was a little crowded in their house as they also welcomed his aunt and three cousins after their basement suffered flooding, and they received typhoid shots at a local library. Beyond that, nothing especially severe occurred to his household. Irvin observed all Holy Days with his family, was confirmed in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was also Bar Mitzvah’d. Following high school at Ohio Military Institute then Male High School, he attended the University of Kentucky, where he ultimately majored in Elementary Education. He wound up teaching Canada, followed by New Albany, Indiana. He enjoys building model airplanes and H. O. model railroads, has a stamp collection, and values the participation of his children and grandchildren in Jewish activities.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with M. Jay Goldstein (1932-2014) in circa 2000s-2010s The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Ella Goodman (1925-) in October 2018. The summary is accompanied by a photograph of Goodman. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Arthur H. Isaacs (1924-2017) in December 2014. The summary is accompanied by photographs of Isaacs in November 2014 and with loved ones at his 90th birthday dinner in September 2014, and an obituary. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Helene Ruth Judah on September 16, 2014. The summary is accompanied by photographs of Judah and her husband, Morris Judah. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Margot Kling (1926-2021) in October 2018. The summary is accompanied by a copy of a photograph of Kling. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Arthur Lerman (1929-2017) on June 4, 2015. The summary is accompanied by a circa 2000s photograph of Lerman and an obituary. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Margaret F. Moseson (1930-2013) on July 14, 2001. The summary is accompanied by copies of photographs, an obituary, and Lowenthal and Moseson family trees. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Suzy Post (1933-) on 2001 and, 2014. The summary is accompanied by a photograph of Post on August 18, 2014. Clippings and articles on Post were not digitized. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Geraldine Snyder (1919-) in February 2018. The summary is accompanied by a photograph of Gerri and Sam Synder, circa late 1940s. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Allan Steinberg (1941-) on April 14, 2015. The summary is accompanied by two circa 2010s photographs of Steinberg, his resume, and clippings on him. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Irvin Jay Steinberg (1938-) on December 16, 2015. The summary is accompanied by a photograph of Steinberg in December 2015 and list of organizations he was involved in.. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Summary of an oral history interview conducted with Jacob Wishnia (1937-) on December 16, 2014. The summary is accompanied by photographs of Jake and Carol Wishnia. The interview was part of the Louisville Jewish Family and Career Services's project to document the lives of Jewish seniors in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Photograph of Elmer Hammonds, Sr., posing outside with his dog. Elmer Johnson Hammonds, Sr. (1903-1987) grew up in Bardstown, Kentucky, and moved to Louisville in the early 1930s. In 1931, he married Ophelia Doyle Guinn (1899-1964). The couple raised three children on West Chestnut Street. Elmer worked as a Pullman Porter for over 39 years, from 1929 to 1968. During the heyday of railroad travel, the Pullman Porters attended to the needs of train passengers. In the beginning, the Pullman Company hired only Black men for the job of porter.
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    Photograph of Clair Mills (1886-1978) posing in front of her home at 703 Alta Vista Road, Louisville, Kentucky. Mills is standing between her pug named Bob and horse named Brae King.
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    Photograph of Barry Bingham Sr. (1906-1988) with three of his five children, Jonathan, Sallie, and Eleanor, along with their standard poodle Figaro at the family amphitheater. The Binghams owned several standard poodles over the years, many named after opera characters. Bingham Sr. was a second-generation owner of The Louisville Courier-Journal, Louisville Times, and WHAS radio and television.
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