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Document Details


Title: Interview of James Melcon by Janet Levine, July 6, 1993
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/imld/documentidx.pl?docid=S10878-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1993 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Melcon, James, 1912-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 6-Jan-1912
Speaker place of birth: Turkey; Asia
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Physician; Retail worker
Age at speaking: 81
Document date: 06-Jul-1993
Interviewer: Levine, Janet, fl. 1993
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Asia; Ellis Island, NJ; Federal District, Mexico; Mexico; Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico; New Jersey; North America; Syria; Turkey; United States; West New York, NJ
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Armenians; Asia; Christianity; Ellis Island, NJ; Federal District, Mexico; Islam; Mexico; Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico; New Jersey; North America; Syria; Turkey; United States; West New York, NJ; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: Absent fathers; Apartments; Cities; Communities; Domestic life; Economics; Ethnic groups; Executions; Family; Fathers; Immigration and emigration; Law; Laws; Ocean voyages; Politics; Relationships; Religion; Shops; Transportation; Wagon travel
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021921-22787