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Document Details


Title: Interview of Emilie Vapenik Valenta by Paul E. Sigrist, May 1, 1995
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=S13784-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1995 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Valenta, Emilie Vapenik, 1907-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 28-Sep-1907
Speaker place of birth: Czech Republic; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Factory worker
Age at speaking: 88
Document date: 01-May-1995
Interviewer: Sigrist, Paul E., Jr., fl. 1993
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agrarian life; Apparel; Christmas; Dating; Domestic chores; Domestic life; Easter; Economics; Education; Elementary schools; Embroidery; Entertainment and recreation; Food shortages; Grandmothers; Health; Hired for job; Holidays; Houses; Husbands; Immigration and emigration; Life Styles; Meals; Parents; Physical illnesses; Recipes; Relationships; Religion; Sociology; Traditional medicine
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027942-29951