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

Marcia Sachs Littell, professor at Stockton University where she founded the Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, discusses her own education and career history. She elaborates on her first teaching experiences, the lack of education on the Holocaust in the early 1970's, and the difficulties found when raising the subject of the Holocaust as a graduate studies subject. Littell further discusses her professional realtionship with her husband, Franklin, her leadership of the Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches, and her involvement in the Jewish community.

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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.

Record Details

Marcia Sachs Littell Oral History, June 10, 1998
Jewish women, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Littell, Marcia Sachs
Personal Names:
Littell, Marcia Sachs, Littell, Franklin
Geographic Subject:
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Organization / Building:
Stockton University (Galloway Township, N.J.), Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust
Repository Collection:
Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History Oral Histories
Oral Histories
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About This Collection

Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History Oral Histories

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The Feinstein Center for American Jewish History promotes the study of the of the Philadelphia Jewish community.
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