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Title Notes on the Oral History of Theresa Tisi
Author Tisi, Theresa
Date 1979
Document Type Personal Account
Reference IHRC1106, Box 1
Library / Archive Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota
Collection Name Italians in Dobbs Ferry Oral History Collection
Description Notes transcribing the key points of an oral history with Theresa, who migrated to the United States after growing frustrated with the drudgery of farm labour in Italy. Also comments on her marriage, compares household chores in America and in Italy, discusses family and shares her love of sport.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Italy
Country (to) United States of America
Places Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States; Calitri, Avellino, Campania, Italy
Nationality Italian; European; Italian-American
Keywords immigration, imemigrant, emigration, female emigration, push factors, labour, agriculture, child labour, education, marriage, citizenship, children, societies, language, sport, health and sickness
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Immigration History Research Center Archives catalogue.
Catalogue Link Immigration History Research Center Archives Catalogue
Language English
Document(s) linked to Interview with Theresa Tisi [Part 1]
Interview with Theresa Tisi [Part 2]
Copyright Reproduced by kind permission of the Dobbs Ferry Historical Society, Dobbs Ferry, New York.