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Oral history interview with Marie Borgia

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Oral history interview with Marie Borgia

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12 min

Abstract

Marie Borgia was born in Sicily with the onset of the Great Depression, followed by World War II. She recounts the story of her brother who served for the Allies in WWII and was taken prisoner. She talks of her arrival in America and the difficulties faced at Ellis Island. She goes on to tell of her assimilation of American culture while maintaining a constant connection to her homeland.

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Immigration and Memory Project

Type

Oral History

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Citation

Cullen, Peter, “Oral history interview with Marie Borgia,” WCSU Archives - Student Exhibition Space - WestD, accessed November 24, 2017, http://archives.library.wcsu.edu/studentOmeka/items/show/257.