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Title Interview with Helen and Pat Ricci [Part 1]
Date 1979
Document Type Oral History (Audio)
Name Ricci, Helen; Ricci, Pat
Date of Recording 1979
Duration 00:31:55
Reference IHRC1106, Box 1, AV190
Library / Archive Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota
Collection Name Italians in Dobbs Ferry Oral History Collection
Description Oral history recorded with Helen and Pat Ricci. Husband and wife discuss their involvement in community affairs, including the annual festa and the local school. They comment on the school band, education, discipline and fears that Italian-American children have lost their culture. The couple also touch on language barriers and their own parents' immigration.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Italy
Country (to) United States of America
Places Hastings, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States
Nationality Italian-American; Italian; European
Keywords festivals, church, music, education, migration, emigration, immigrant, language, language classes, discipline, WASPs
Catalogue Link Immigration History Research Center Archives Catalogue
Language English
Document(s) linked to Interview with Helen and Pat Ricci [Part 2]
Interview with Helen and Pat Ricci [Part 3]
Notes on the Oral History of Helen & Pat Ricci
Copyright Reproduced by kind permission of the Dobbs Ferry Historical Society, Dobbs Ferry, New York.