Anna Lavin (2nd interview)

Title

Anna Lavin (2nd interview)

Description

Anna Lavin came with her family from Russia to Philadelphia in 1896 aboard the S.S. Pennland and landed in the immigration station at the foot of Washington Avenue. It was South Philadelphia where her family settled and where Lavin started to work at the age of twelve. In a life of struggle and poverty, Lavin worked for 53 years in the garment industry.

Identifier

2017oh259_irw027

Interviewer

Charles Hardy

Interviewee

Anna Lavin

Sort Priority

0020

Interview Keyword

Button hole makers
Button-hole makers
Jobs
Careers
Work
Child labor
Neighborhoods
Neighbors.
Apartments.
Housing.
Dwellings
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919

Indexed By

Alexis Jennings

Files

lavin.jpg


Citation

“Anna Lavin (2nd interview),” Philly Immigration, accessed December 10, 2018, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/834.