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Title Interview with Elliott De Luca [Part 1]
Date 1979
Document Type Oral History (Audio)
Name De Luca, Elliott
Interviewer Barolini, Helen
Date of Recording 8 Jan 1979
Duration 00:31:37
Reference IHRC1106, Box 1, AV175
Library / Archive Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota
Collection Name Italians in Dobbs Ferry Oral History Collection
Description Oral history conducted with Elliot, who initially discusses his father's migration from Avellino and became a gardener on a grand estate. Touches on changing his name from Elia to Elliot, learning Italian and his father's involvement in building a local church.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Italy
Country (to) United States of America
Places Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States; Avellino, Campania, Italy
Nationality Italian-American; Italian; European
Keywords migration, emigration, immigrant, employment, agriculture, language, tuberculosis, health and sickness, citizenship, Depression, employment, family, gardening, sport, recreation, cooking, religion, church
Catalogue Link Immigration History Research Center Archives Catalogue
Language English
Document(s) linked to Interview with Elliott De Luca [Part 2]
Notes on the Oral History of Elliott De Luca
Copyright Reproduced by kind permission of the Dobbs Ferry Historical Society, Dobbs Ferry, New York.