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Document Details


Title: Interview of John George Baquer by Paul E. Sigrist, Jr., June 18, 1998
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=S11218-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1998 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Gaquer, John George, 1924-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 24-Mar-1924
Speaker place of birth: Paris, Ile-de-France, France; Ile-de-France, France; France; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Factory worker
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 18-Jun-1998
Interviewer: Sigrist, Paul E., Jr., fl. 1993
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941
Locations discussed: Ellis Island, NJ; Europe; France; Haute-Normandie, France; Ile-de-France, France; Le Havre, Haute-Normandie, France; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY - Bronx; North America; Paris, Ile-de-France, France; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ellis Island, NJ; Europe; France; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Haute-Normandie, France; Ile-de-France, France; Le Havre, Haute-Normandie, France; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY - Bronx; North America; Paris, Ile-de-France, France; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Apartments; Citizenship; Communities; Customs; Diphtheria; Domestic life; Economic depressions; Economics; Education; English language; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Farms; Fathers; French language; French people; Grandfathers; Grandmothers; Health; Holiday celebrations; Horse racing; Hospitals; Identification documents; Intellectual life; Luggage; Mothers; Ocean voyages; Politics; Relationships; School friends; Schools; Sewing; Ships; Sociology; Toys; Trains; Transportation
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021997-22867