Oral history interview with Arne Rosencrantz conducted by Barbara Tabach on February 18, 2015 for the Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project. Rosencrantz discusses his family’s immigration story, him moving to Las Vegas, Nevada, and growing up within the Jewish community. Rosencrantz also discusses his involvement in the Las Vegas Jewish community over the decades.
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Oral history interview with Arne Rosencrantz conducted by Barbara Tabach on February 18, 2015 for the Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project. Rosencrantz shares his grandparents and father’s immigration story, which took them from Russian to Portland, Oregon. He also talks about moving to Las Vegas, Nevada, his childhood experiences within the Jewish community, and his family’s furniture business in the city. Rosencrantz also discusses his involvement in the Jewish community over the decades, including the Young Leadership Program, United Jewish Appeal, Temple Beth Sholom, and the Jewish Federation. Digital audio and transcript available.
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Arne Rosencrantz oral history interview, 2015 February 18. OH-03157. [Cite format consulted: Audio recording or Transcript.] Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
This interview was conducted and transcribed by the Oral History Research Center (OHRC) which is part of the UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives Division.
Interview materials were processed by UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives in 2017. Nia Banks wrote the collection description. Access copies were created for born-digital audio and/or transcript files.
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A bound transcript is available for use in UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives. See call number: F850.J5 R667 2014