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Title Oral History with Anna Lavigne
Date 18 Mar 2014
Document Type Oral History (Video)
Name Lavigne, Anna
Interviewer Sanchini, Laura
Date of Recording 18 Mar 2014
Duration 00:10:38
Reference 14.03.18AL
Library / Archive Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Description Anna Lavigne arrived from Italy as a war bride in 1945. She describes her preparations for coming to Canada, her journey across in the Lady Rodney and her experiences on arrival in a new country.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Italy
Country (to) Canada
Places Switzerland; London, England; Shippagan, Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada
Ports Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nationality Italian
Ships Lady Rodney
Keywords war bride, railway, Red Cross, shipping, languages, accommodation, cold weather, children, food
Language English
Copyright Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21