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Document Details


Title: Interview of Mary Mestrich by Janet Levine, March 23, 1996
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=S12352-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1996 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Mestrich, Mary, 1907-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 21-Jul-1907
Speaker place of birth: Croatia; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Fisherman
Age at speaking: 89
Document date: 23-Mar-1996
Interviewer: Levine, Janet, fl. 1993
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Croatia; Europe; Jersey City, NJ; New Jersey; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Croatia; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Europe; Jersey City, NJ; New Jersey; North America; United States; Wine and wine making; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aunts; Boarders; Church services; Citizenship; Communities; Dances; Deaths from war; Departures; Domestic life; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Family separation; Fathers; Grandmothers; Health; Houses; Husbands; Immigration and emigration; International travel; Laundry; Meals; Military; Mothers; Politics; Relationships; Religion; Religious festivals; Retired from job; Starting new job; War; Water supply
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027597-29735