Description: Oral history recorded with Nick, who was encouraged to migrate to the United States by his returned father. Comments on quarantine, labouring jobs, homemade food and the language barrier. Also recalls being put onto a train for Dobbs Ferry with a tag around his neck and his initial fear of leaving the house.
AMDigital Reference: IHRC1106, Box 1, AV193.
Reproduction of: Interview with Nick Ruotolo [Part 1] 8-Jan-79.
Location of Originals:
Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota
Reproduced by kind permission of the Dobbs Ferry Historical Society, Dobbs Ferry, New York.