Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Uusitalo, Lempi

Title:
  • Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Uusitalo, Lempi
Creator:
  • Uusitalo, Lempi, Interviewee
  • Brayton, Linda, Interviewer
Description:
  • 2 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file
  • The following names and terms were used in this interview:Leppalankyla, Lemoi Walkanen, Uunentalo Lempi, Straitsmouth Inn, Svenske, Lempi Niemi, New Yorkin uutiset, Keski Suomi Amerikan Sanomat, Kanankoski, Mattson, Straightman Inn, Mr.s Eldredge, Maisie Poole, Raivaja, Lannen Sanomat, Keski Suomen Laani, Babson Fish Co,m Harwood, Miss Churchill, Rev. Ronka, Mrs. Ranta, Pohian Tahti.
  • Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians; Interviewer(s):Linda Brayton (5/16/1978).
  • TRACKS:Miss Uusitalo's background, trip to U.S.A. in 1912 (six or seven weeks) and subsequent trips to and from Finland -- Reasons for coming to U.S.A., hardships of family members being separated from each other -- Employment as a domestic, homesickness -- Entering U.S.A. via Ellis Island, N.Y., travel to Boston and Cape Ann, immigrants sometimes helped each other out -- Arriving in Rockport, employment -- Employment (cont'd.), reasons for staying in U.S.A., war -- Churches and halls . social activity, fund raising for church -- Citizenship classes in Rockport, voting -- Finnish service in Lanesville church now held just once a month -- Finnish publications.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
Date:
  • 05-16-1978
Subject:
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Publisher:
  • [Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library

Citation

Uusitalo, Lempi, Interviewee and Brayton, Linda, Interviewer, “Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Uusitalo, Lempi,” NOBLE Digital Heritage, accessed August 21, 2018, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/noble/items/show/1046.

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