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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Edward Ferro
RLIN number: NXCP88-A118
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life and education in Italy; emigration to United States; life on Lower East Side of Manhattan, early 1900s; immigration interpreter on Ellis Island; immigration procedures, experiences as immigration inspector.
Extent: Transcript: 76 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1968 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ferro, Edward, 1895-1968
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1895
Speaker occupation: Immigration inspector
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 1968
Organizations discussed: U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Emigration and immigration; Government executives--United States; New York; New York (N.Y.)--Social life and customs; New York, NY; North America; U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Ferro, Edward, 1895-1968
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018997-14440