About this Collection
The Feinstein Center's oral history project consists of 48 interviews which were conducted by staff and volunteers between 1996 and 1999. They sought to capture and record the experiences of Jews who played a significant role in business, political, cultural, educational, philanthropic, and other aspects of the community.
About this Interview
Frances Goldberg discusses her involvement with volunteer community organizations, the obligations of Jews to other Jews, and her work with the Russian Resettlement Program in Harrisburg. In addition, she touches upon his participation in national projects such as the Conference of the US Holocaust Memorial Council and she elaborates on women's current role in the Jewish community.
Biographical / Historical Note
"Preserving the Voices of History: The Feinstein Center Jewish Philadelphia Oral History Project" gathered an oral history collection containing the memory of Jews who were central to the growth and development of the Philadelphia Jewish community. The project focused on interviewing Jews who contributed to the integration of Jews in the larger Philadelphia community and on women and how they have integrated being a woman and being Jewish in the twentieth century.
- Frances Goldberg Oral History, July 6, 1998
- Civic improvement, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- Goldberg, Frances
- Personal Names:
- Goldberg, Arthur, Rittner, Carol, Dr.
- Geographic Subject:
- Philadelphia (Pa.), Harrisburg (Pa.), Shenandoah (Pa.), Carlisle (Pa.)
- Organization / Building:
- Kehillat Israel (Shenandoah, Pa.), Pennsylvania State University, United Jewish Community (Harrisburg, Pa.), UJA Women's Division (Harrisburg, Pa), Hadassah (Harrisburg, Pa.), United Way
- Repository Collection:
- Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History Oral Histories
- Oral Histories
- Contact SCRC for the audio recording corresponding to this transcript.
- Transcript Identifier:
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