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Document Details


Title: Interview of Maria Oogjen by Debby Dane, December 20, 1985
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=S9255-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Oogjen, Maria Magdelina Vladimirna Sisoyava, 1908-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 22-Jul-1908
Speaker place of birth: Russia; Asia
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 77
Document date: 20-Dec-1985
Interviewer: Dane, Debbie, fl. 1985
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Locations discussed: Asia; Belarus; Chicago, IL; Europe; Gdansk, Pomorskie, Poland; Illinois; Latvia; Minsk, Belarus; Minsk, Minsk, Belarus; Moscow, Moskovskaya oblast, Russia; Moskovskaya oblast, Russia; New York; New York, NY; North America; Poland; Pomorskie, Poland; Riga, Latvia; Russia; United States; Volgograd Oblast, Russia; Volgograd, Volgorad Oblast, Russia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Asia; Belarus; Censorship; Chicago, IL; Christmas; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Europe; Finance, Personal; Gdansk, Pomorskie, Poland; Illinois; Islands; Latvia; Law; Minsk, Belarus; Minsk, Minsk, Belarus; Moscow, Moskovskaya oblast, Russia; Moskovskaya oblast, Russia; New York; New York, NY; North America; Orchards; Poland; Pomorskie, Poland; Riga, Latvia; Russia; United States; Volgograd Oblast, Russia; Volgograd, Volgorad Oblast, Russia
Topics discussed - Other terms: Absent fathers; Aunts; Baking; Cars; Church attendance; Communities; Correspondence; Cultural assimilation; Cultural identity; Departures; Domestic life; Economics; Education; English language; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Films; Houses; Identification documents; Immigrants and emigrants; Intellectual life; Living arrangements; Luggage; Markets; Mothers; Ocean voyages; Politics; Relationships; Religion; Reunions; Rivers; Russian people; Schools; Siblings; Sociology; Storms; Thefts; Towns; Trains; Transportation; Travel preparations; Uncles
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027823-30097