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    • Oral History Interview with Shalu 

      Roman, David (2007-04-12)
      In the interview Shalu describes her family history and how she came the U.S. from India. She provides details regarding her arranged marriage and the process of gaining U.S. citizenship. She compares the status of women ...
    • Oral History Interview with Bridget Boylan 

      Lanning, Katie (2007-05-01)
      Mrs. Bridget Boylan recounts her life history, beginning in Aughaicliffe, Ireland to her settlement in Mount Kisco, New York. She describes growing up in a farming family and limited opportunities in Ireland. Her father ...
    • Oral History Interview with Billy Vu 

      Alesi, Matthew (2007-05-02)
      Billy Vu tells the story of his family's decision to leave Communist Vietnam, live temporarily in a Hong Kong refugee camp, and finally to make a new life in the Danbury area. He describes the difficult conditions in the ...
    • Oral History Interview with Sapna Chaya 

      Hunt, Jennifer (2007-05-02)
      Sapna Chaya was born in 1972 in Bombay, India. After her marriage, her husband, who worked for General Electric in India, was transferred to the United States. General Electric sponsored the immigration of the family, which ...
    • Politically Incorrect Guide To The Constitution 

      Gutzman, Kevin (Regnery Publishing, D.C., 2007-07-11)
      In The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution, readers will follow the Supreme Court as it uses the Constitution as a fig leaf to cover its blatant seizing of the people's right to govern themselves through ...
    • Oral History Interview with Andres Quiroz 

      Crawford, Alex (2007-08-02)
      Andres Quiroz, an air conditioning installer immigrated to Danbury eleven years ago and explores current issues facing the immigrant population today. Including immigrant arrest, immigrant employment issues and the correlation ...
    • Oral History Interview with Luis Dos Santos 

      Austin, Brian (2007-08-02)
      Luis Dos Santos, a 35 year old WestConn Police Officer is a first generation immigrant from Portugal. Dos Santos discusses Portuguese Immigration and the differing cultural aspects of American and Portuguese society as ...
    • An Oral History Interview with Rosemary Pascasio 

      Olivieri, Jessica (2007-08-08)
      Rosemary Pascasio a native of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic immigrated to the Danbury Area fourteen years ago with her family seeking a better quality of life. Rosemary discusses her process of applying for citizenship ...
    • Oral History Interview with Sabaythip Oumsou 

      Feller, Laura (2007-08-08)
      WestConn Newbury Hall Resident Director Sabay discuss her childhood struggles being born during the Vietnam War, being placed in a refugee camp and her familial struggles of assimilation to American culture and society.
    • Oral History Interview with Hertha Debrizzi 

      Faruolo, Dana (2007-08-08)
    • Oral History Interview with Anna Zavalskaya Radcliff 

      DiBella, Lauren (2007-08-08)
      Anna Zavalskaya Radcliff, a Senior Account Executive met her American husband on a German dating website and married in Post-Communist Russia. Anna details life under Communism, life after Communism and her new life in ...
    • An Oral History Interview with Helen Fahey Roche 

      Mikhail, Eivilin (2007-08-31)
      Helen Roche was born of turn of the century immigrant parents. She presents the life of Michael Fahey, her father, the hardships of the era which forced him to immigrate, his service in WWI and goes on to detail his first ...
    • An Interview with Quinten Metke 

      Jowdy, Chris (2007-08-31)
      Quinten Metke immigrated to the United States in 1980 from Canada and details his own journey to America and the similar cultural sentiments of the border nation.
    • Oral History Interview with Carla Netto 

      Starks, Jessica (2007-08-31)
      Carla Netto sailed to America as a child, passing the Statue of Liberty on a boat. She tells of her childhood in America, the struggle to adapt to the education system, the language and the food. Having been through the ...
    • Oral History Interview with Tony Ssonko 

      Boylan, Will (2007-08-31)
      Tony Ssonko was placed in a boarding school at the age of four in Uganda, ever since then he dreamt of immigrating to America. His dream was fulfilled when he was chosen by a U.S. sponsored Immigrant Lottery. He discusses ...
    • Oral History Interview with Joseph DeSantis 

      Kallomaki, Jamie (2007-08-31)
      Joseph DeSantis served in the Italian Army, met his wife in Israel. After a divorce, he sought to re-connect with his daughter in the United States. He came to the United States in search of her, he adapted to life in the ...
    • Oral History Interview with Marie Borgia 

      Cullen, Peter (2007-08-31)
      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 ...
    • Oral History Interview with Jack Sikora 

      Herekar, Abhishek (2007-08-31)
      Jack Sikora, briefly describes the lives of his maternal and paternal grandparents who all immigrated to America from Poland. He then describes his only childhood and his role in the Vietnam War with its challenges and ...
    • Oral History Interview with Sabaythip Oumsou 

      Goodridge, Brendon (2007-08-31)
      Sabaythip describes how she and her family coped with assimilating American language and culture.
    • Oral History Interview with Lore McCarthy 

      Smith, Colleen (2007-08-31)
      Lore McCarthy describes life before Hitler came to power and when the tides turned and life became very difficult for the half-Christian half-Jewish girl. She discusses the conditions during the war, and her meeting with ...