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Document Details


Title: Interview of Josephine Cirella by Janet Levine, August 15, 1992
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories (Subscription only)
Extent: 67 pages
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/imld/documentidx.pl?docid=S14296-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1992 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cirella, Josephine, 1913-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 8-Sep-1913
Speaker place of birth: Sicily, Italy; Italy; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Businesswoman; Factory worker; Homemaker
Age at speaking: 79
Document location: Ellis Island, NJ
Document date: 15-Aug-1992
Interviewer: Levine, Janet
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941; World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Europe; Italy; New York; New York, NY; North America; Pennsylvania; Sicily, Italy; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Absentee fathers; Aging; Cities and towns; Dating (Social customs); Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Emigration and immigration; Europe; Family; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Hospitals; Italians; Italy; New York; New York, NY; North America; Ocean travel; Oral history; Pennsylvania; Quarantine; Schools; Ships; Sicily, Italy; United States; World War I, 1914-1918
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: OHI0033694-36967