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Title Oral History with Nicholas Sbarra
Date 6 Jun 2009
Document Type Oral History (Audio)
Name Sbarra, Nicholas
Interviewer Bankson, Cassidy
Date of Recording 6 Jun 2009
Duration 00:07:22
Reference 09.06.06NS
Library / Archive Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Description Nicholas Sbarra arrived from Italy as a political refugee in 1951. He relates conditions in Italian camps whilst waiting to emigrate to Canada, describing the entertainment on offer and getting a job carrying despatches to pass the time.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Displaced Persons and Refugees
Country (from) Italy
Country (to) Canada
Places Fiume, Bagnoli, Naples, Italy; Australia
Ports Bremerhaven, Germany
Nationality Italian
Keywords camp, army, medical staff, entertainment, music, employment
Language English
Copyright Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21