Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Reed, Lempi

Title:
  • Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Reed, Lempi
Creator:
  • Reed, Lempi, Interviewee
  • Brayton, Linda, Interviewer
Description:
  • 2 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file
  • The following names and terms were used in this interview: Scini, Kungsholm, The Andrea Doria, Forest St. Old Finnish Hall, Valon Leimo, Miriam (Land), Dr. Cohen, Mannerheim, Polka, Tinnaus, Sodis-Finn Hop, Karjala Rice pudding and fruit soup (ursine soppa).
  • Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians; Interviewer(s):Linda Brayton.
  • TRACKS: 1. Mrs. Reed's background, trip to U.S.A., reasons for coming, learning English -- 2. Employment -- 3. Growing up in Finland, subsistence farming, crafts -- 4. Russo-Finnish War memories, Finnish women's role, the economy, aftermath -- 5. Making a home in the U.S.A., adjustments -- 6. Tourism on running the Lantana House, Motif #1 and blizzard of 1978 -- 7. Sisu -- 8.Sisu (cont'd) -- 9. Holidays, Finnish foods -- 10. Visits to Finland, Finnish government and education -- 11. Family structure, contacts with other Finnish people in area, dances, fortune telling and New Year's.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
Date:
  • 1978
Subject:
Coverage:
Contributor:
Publisher:
  • [Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library

Citation

Reed, Lempi, Interviewee and Brayton, Linda, Interviewer, “Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Reed, Lempi,” NOBLE Digital Heritage, accessed November 18, 2019, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/noble/items/show/933.

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