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Document Details


Title: Interview of Mary Jane Powderly Baitz by Paul E. Sigrist, Jr., February 23, 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=S11473-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1993 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Baitz, Mary Jane Powderley, 1910-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 6-Sep-1910
Speaker place of birth: Liverpool, England; England; United Kingdom; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Laborer
Age at speaking: 83
Document date: 23-Feb-1993
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Ellis Island, NJ; England; Europe; Ireland; Liverpool, England; New Jersey; North America; United Kingdom; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Christmas; Ellis Island, NJ; England; Europe; Ireland; Irish; Liverpool, England; New Jersey; North America; Nuns; Orphanages; United Kingdom; United States; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: Apparel; Bathing; Character traits; Children's play; Church attendance; Cold weather; Communities; Dancing; Deaths; Discipline; Domestic chores; Domestic life; Domestic occupations; Economics; Education; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Fathers; Funerals; Grandfathers; Health; Houses; Husbands; Immigrants and emigrants; Immigration and emigration; Intellectual life; Kitchens; Literacy; Manners; Marriage; Military; Potatoes; Priests; Relationships; Religion; Religious beliefs; Rubella; School events; Searching for job; Sewing machines; Shipboard life; Ships; Shoes; Siblings; Sociology; Soldiers; Storytelling; Transportation; Water supply
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027360-29490