Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Joseph Gringlas - January 14 & 22, March 18, 1993

Attending High School

Mm-hm. Then what?

Then what? After, after working in, in, in television, helping, I learning about television work, antennas, out on the roof, putting on and eh. So I saved myself some money and got my first car. 1953. It was a Chevrolet. It was a good feeling. It was, that you co...eh, got some few dollars, accumulate. And I got in and, and I--you and bought a car. And uh, before that I learn in a high school. I went to high school at, in eh, continuing English, learning and also taking eh, to learn how to drive a car. If, I remember the first time. I was really nervous ??? in high school. I went to uh, Cass Tech.


Yeah and there was eh, I took some classes about driving. And they took me right away on the car on a busy street. It was funny.

So you finished high school here.

Yeah, I finished, I went to eh, eh, in English. Continuing night school in uh, electronics in Cass Tech.

And when did you meet your wife?

Um, that was 195...end of '56. I was uh, staying, I was eating, you know, usually mostly go eat delicatessen store. It was on Dexter I think it was. Went uh, Lefkov...Lefkovksy I think's the name, I don't know if it's the right name. And it was summertime. I went out--it was trees around and just standing around shade, just looking around. And I knew eh, my wife's family, I knew and because a friend of Louis Kane lived on Montray and, and, and my wife's aunt lived next to him.

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