Anna Lavin (1st interview)

Title

Anna Lavin (1st 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

2017oh260_irw028

Interviewer

Charles Hardy

Interviewee

Anna Lavin

Sort Priority

0019

Interview Keyword

Transportation
Automobiles.
Sanitation.
Refuse and refuse disposal.
Waste disposal sites
Race relations
Finances
Poverty
Childhood
Labor unions

Indexed By

Alea Echterling

Files

Anna Lavin_OH.jpg


Citation

“Anna Lavin (1st interview),” Philly Immigration, accessed December 10, 2018, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/835.