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Date: Time Period: 1950s - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23154
Description: Margaret came to the United States with her uncle when she was 19. She saved her money and was the first leave home. She met other immigrants on the ship and kept in touch with them. A year later, her ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950s - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23159
Description: Margaret was born in Dublin, where she attended school until age 13. After that, she worked as seamstress at the Viennese Knitwear Company near Trinity College. She worked for Jewish brothers who fled ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950s - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23163
Description: Margaret Berry was born in Dublin. She attended school until age 13 and then worked in a knitwear factory, Viennese Knitwear Company. She saved money and immigrated to the United States with help of h ... More
Date: Time Period: 1940s - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23153
Description: Tom Berry recalls some humorous stories while working behind the counter at the Liffy, a popular Irish bar in Jackson Heights.
Date: Time Period: 1940s - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23155
Description: Tom Berry recalls daily school life growing up in Dublin. He tells a story of a school race when he was in primary school.
Date: Time Period: 1940s - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23135
Description: Thomas Berry was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland and came to Queens during the 40's. He describes his experience enlisting in World War II. H moved around the neighborhood of Jackson Heights multip ... More
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