David Kaplan

Title

David Kaplan

Description

David Kaplan (b. circa 1889) was born in a Russian village to a Jewish family. With his father in America, Kaplan had to work as a child to support his family. Fearing military conscription, he fled Russia in 1911 and immigrated to Philadelphia. In 1946, after decades of financial struggle, Kaplan found a steady job in the clothing industry and retired with a pension at the age of 77.

Identifier

2017oh256_irw024

Interviewer

Charles Hardy

Interviewee

David Kaplan

Sort Priority

0018

Interview Keyword

Sanitation.
Hygiene.
Public baths.
Citizenship
Ethnic relations.
Movie theaters
Technological innovations
Boardinghouses
Russian Revolution

Indexed By

Jack Robinson

Files

Kaplan-OH.jpg


Citation

“David Kaplan,” Philly Immigration, accessed December 10, 2018, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/832.