Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorLanger, Adina Jocelyn
dc.contributor.otherOmega, Priscilla
dc.identifier.citationPriscilla Omega Interview, 2020-06-09, Legacy Series Oral History Program, 2013-, KSU/14/05/03/001, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.en_US
dc.descriptionBorn in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1955, Priscilla Omega recorded a Legacy Series oral history interview to commemorate her father, Ira Weiss, who was born in July 1913 and raised in Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey. The son of Jewish immigrants from Moldavia, Weiss was already a college graduate and five years into a business career when he was drafted into the U.S. Army after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He served in the Army Corps of Engineers from 1942 until 1946 first in California and then as the head of a Supply Depot in the Philippines. Discharged with the rank of First Lieutenant, he settled in Atlanta where he married Dorothy Stewart, the daughter of his landlord. Weiss founded Pioneer Neon Supply Company and ran it until his death in 1997.en_US
dc.description.abstractOral history interview with Priscilla Omega, daughter of Jewish WWII US Army veteran and Atlanta area business man Ira Weiss.en_US
dc.format.extent1 mp4 file
dc.format.extent1 pdf
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.rightsThe digital reproductions on this site are provided for research consultation and scholarly purposes only. To request permission to publish, reproduce, publicly display, broadcast, or distribute this material in any format outside of fair use please contact the Museum of History and Holocaust Education or the Kennesaw State University Archives.
dc.subjectOmega, Priscillaen_US
dc.subjectVideo recordings
dc.subjectAtlanta (Ga.)en_US
dc.subjectWeiss, Iraen_US
dc.subjectStewart, Dorothyen_US
dc.subjectUnited States. Army.en_US
dc.subjectWorld War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area.en_US
dc.subjectOral histories.en_US
dc.subjectUnited States--Emigration and immigration.en_US
dc.titlePriscilla Omega Interviewen_US

Files in this item


This item appears in the following Collection(s)

  • MHHE Oral History Program
    Oral history interviews pertaining to WWII, the Holocaust, and immigration experiences, produced by the Museum of History and Holocaust Education.
  • World War II
    Oral histories pertaining to the topic of World War II

Show simple item record