Anna Aleski

Title

Anna Aleski

Description

Anna Aleski (born circa 1902) emigrated from Poland to Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania and eventually moved with her brother to Philadelphia. She recalls in this 1982 interview details from her work life as a teenager, her family life as she raised eight children in the predominantly Polish neighborhood of Port Richmond, and struggles of living in poverty and assimilating into American culture.

Identifier

2017oh282_irw050

Interviewer

Judy Levin

Interviewee

Anna Aleski

Sort Priority

0002

Interview Keyword

Older people
Crime.
Great Depression
Marriage
World War, 1914-1918
Childbirth
Neighborhoods

Indexed By

Jordin Glover

Files

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Citation

“Anna Aleski,” Philly Immigration, accessed December 10, 2018, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/839.