The collection consists of linguistic and oral history interviews conducted in Yiddish in Bratslav in 2002, 2005 and 2008 as part of the Archive of Historical and Ethnographic Yiddish Memory (AHEYM) Project.  


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Recording Date Participants Location Language Genre
July 14, 2002 Kupershmidt, Mikhail Aronovich; Kupershmidt, Rakhil Natanovna. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler, Dovid Katz and Jeffrey Veidlinger.
Bratslav
Yiddish
Oral history, Holocaust testimony
July 14, 2002 Kupershmidt, Mikhail Aronovich; Kupershmidt, Rakhil Natanovna. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler, Dovid Katz and Jeffrey Veidlinger.
Bratslav
Yiddish, Russian
Oral history, Holocaust testimony, dialectology
June 27, 2005 Vaynshteyn, Musya Moiseevna; Geller, Sofia Abramovna; Geller, David Grigoryevich. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler, Dovid Katz and Jeffrey Veidlinger.
Uman'; Bratslav
Yiddish, Russian
Oral history, Holocaust testimony
June 27, 2005 Geller, Sofia Abramovna; Geller, David Grigoryevich. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler, Dovid Katz and Jeffrey Veidlinger.
Bratslav
Yiddish, Russian
Oral history, Holocaust testimony
June 27, 2005 Geller, Sofia Abramovna; Geller, David Grigoryevich; Kupershmidt, Mikhail Aronovich. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler, Dovid Katz and Jeffrey Veidlinger.
Bratslav
Yiddish, Russian
oral history, Yiddish songs, Hasidic nigunim (melodies), Holocaust testimony
June 25, 2005 Kupershmidt, Mikhail Aronovich. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler, Dovid Katz and Jeffrey Veidlinger.
Bratslav
Yiddish
oral history, Holocaust testimony
May 24, 2008 Yatskova, Dora Iosifovna; Koifman, Tsilya Yakovlevna; Kelmenson, Anya Yefimovna. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler and Moisei Lemster.
Kopayhorod; Bratslav
Yiddish, Russian
oral history
May 24, 2008 Kelmenson, Anya Yefimovna. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler and Moisei Lemster.
Bratslav
Yiddish, Russian
oral history, dialectology
May 24, 2008 Yatskova, Dora Iosifovna. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler.
Kopayhorod
Yiddish, Russian
oral history


Collection Information:

Shelf Number Range: MDV 392-399, 770

Recording Dates: 7/14/2002, 6/25/2005, 6/27/2005, 5/24/2008

Total Recordings: 9

Original Format: MiniDV (PAL), MiniDV (NTSC)


Language: Yiddish, Russian

City/Town: Bratslav, Uman’, Kopayhorod

State/Province: Vinnyts'ka Oblast'

Country: Ukraine

Genre: Oral history, Holocaust testimony, dialectology, food customs, Yiddish song, Hasidic nigunim (melodies)

Participants: Musya Moiseevna Vaynshteyn; Mikhail Aronovich Kupershmidt; Rakhil Natanovna Kupershmidt; Sofia Abramovna Geller; David Grigoryevich Geller; Tsilya Yakovlevna Koifman; Anya Yefimovna Kelmenson; Dora Iosifovna Yatskova




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