Vayshenker, Peter


Title
Vayshenker, Peter
Creator:
Vayshenker, Peter G., 1928-, interviewee; Gordon, Joyce, interviewer;
Date Recorded:
2005
Date digitized:
Length of interview:
Description:

People: John Holmberg, Beth Palmer, Igor Vayshenker

 

Places: Boulder

 

Topics: immigration to the United States from Russia, learning to speak English, comparison of the United States and Boulder with Russia and the Soviet Union (housing, education system, cultural opportunities, medical system), adjusting to life in Boulder, Boulder Action for Soviet Jewry (BASJ), work at Boulder Community Hospital, Boulder-Dushanbe teahouse, traffic in Boulder, obtaining work as an immigrant, process of becoming a citizen of the United States, voting in the United States, recreational activities.

 

Subject:
Vayshenker, Peter G., 1928-
Boulder Action for Soviet Jewry (Boulder, Colo.)
Immigrants Colorado Boulder.
Jews, Soviet Colorado Boulder.
Russian Americans Colorado Boulder.
Boulder (Colo.) Emigration and immigration.
Boulder (Colo.) History Biography.
Language:
eng
Original Format:
Notes:
Local call number:
OH1397
Copyright:
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