• Page 1 of [Louis Jaffe]

    Page 1 of [Louis Jaffe]

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Jaffe, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-17
  • Page 2 of [Louis Jaffe]

    Page 2 of [Louis Jaffe]

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Jaffe, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-17
  • Page 3 of [Louis Jaffe]

    Page 3 of [Louis Jaffe]

    FOLKLORE NEW YORK FORM C Text of Interview (Unedited) STATE New York State NAME OF WORKER Terry Roth ADDRESS 47 W. 69th St. DATE Nov. 17, 1938 SUBJECT LOUIS JAFFE TELLS OF A BURIAL In de uld country, dere vas vunce, maybe dot veel induse you dot your boss vould coll on me, a reech man Jew dot lived near a tonne like on ...

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Jaffe, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-17
  • Page 4 of [Louis Jaffe]

    Page 4 of [Louis Jaffe]

    2 iron and so fore and come to coitin families and sew for dem. Dey used to weave dere materials, cotton. Finally dot tailor Sam comes in de morning. Ven he pess dis house de reech vun culls to him he should take a rest. He eske him vair you goying so early? "Maybe I get som voik, I go around somtimes to de ...

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Jaffe, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-17
  • Page 5 of [Louis Jaffe]

    Page 5 of [Louis Jaffe]

    3 out ull de vhiskey out of him. He gets op in de morning end tuins arund end sees he is in white. He stood op end thows de buds uff. He knows how a dead vun is buried so he says I must hev died. Tinks to himself, if I'm on de cemetary end having everyting dot a dead man vears, I must ...

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Jaffe, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-17
  • Page 6 of [Louis Jaffe]

    Page 6 of [Louis Jaffe]

    4 So now he knows dot he is dead end he lays in de gronned again. In de morning dot boy vent to deliver to his customairs again, cause he voiked fur a boss end he hed to go end Sam grebs again. De boy fulls into de shop hollairing "Sam took again." De boss is vary angry. "Tomorra morning I am goying myself. ...

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Jaffe, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-17
  • Page 7 of [Louis Jaffe]

    Page 7 of [Louis Jaffe]

    5 him end sell him food end ven his pentry was empty dere vas notting he conld eat. It's a lesson my moddair tuld me end I tell it to my cheeldren. A fahdair's name is sacred. Dunt sell it fur a lettle money."

    • Contributor: Roth, Terry - Jaffe, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-17