Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Auditore, Jennie

  • Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Auditore, Jennie
  • Auditore, Jennie, Interviewee
  • Masters, David, Interviewer
  • 2 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file
  • The following names and terms were used in this interview:Terrsini, Scola, curcuru, Sacco and Vanzette, purser.
  • Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians; Interviewer(s):David Masters (6/7/1978).
  • TRACKS:Story of Italians-Sicilians in Gloucester and Boston -- Date of birth -- Early childhood experiences, earthquake -- Names of the first Italians in Gloucester - a firsthand account -- The Italian people really built Gloucester -- Some amusing childhood remembrances of prohibition -- Strikes on Gloucester's own fishing wharves -- Influenza epidemic of 1918, some revelations about the power of the National Guard during the crisis -- World War I -- Politics -- Among the first Italians to graduate from grammar school -- Mill work -- Sentiments about education -- Glad I raised a family when I did, feelings about modern child-rearing and its possible relationship to delinquency -- Sacco and Vanzetti -- Life in Sicily now 00 Material living -- The extended family - always a strong tradition among the Italians, but may be giving way as it is in other segments of the society -- Modern conveniences - are they necessary? -- Differences between the Northern Italians and the Sicilians.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
  • 06-07-1978
  • [Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library


Auditore, Jennie, Interviewee and Masters, David, Interviewer, “Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Auditore, Jennie,” Sawyer Free Library, Gloucester, Mass., accessed December 6, 2019,


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