Elizabeth Ginsburg recalls her years in the jewish neighborhood known as Boyle Heights

After her parents divorced, Elizabeth Ginsburg moved to Boyle Heights from Tennessee at the age of 10. The 96-year-old recalls her youth, walking around the neighborhood and talking to the kids on the street. She went to Malabar and Hollenbeck, and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1942. 

Growing up she said Boyle Heights consisted of mostly Jewish, Japanese and Mexican people. She was politically involved in events that were happening around that time and even said that kids back then were more politically conscious than they are now. Read more at Boyle Heights Beat.

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