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Peter Varda Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record
Identifier: https://archives.nmu.edu/Oral_History_Audio/Italian_American_Oral_Histories/Italian_American_Oral_Histories_Varda_Peter.mp3

Dates

  • 1982-06-24

Creator

Summary

Varda speaks about his father, who was the first in his family to come to the United States, and his work in a Houghton, Michigan mine, until there was a fire and all the men were laid off. After that, he worked with cattle and as a logger. He shares information about growing up in a working family and how he contributed. He talks about his family still in Italy, World War I (his brothers served), school and his father's car, one of the first automobiles in the area. Recorded at Kingsford, Michigan.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish Peter Varda Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project), must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, mrobyns@nmu.edu. The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.

Extent

1 item (1 sound file (62 min.) )

Language of Materials

English

Existence and Location of Originals

MSS-202, Italian American Oral History Project

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives Repository

Contact:
Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette 49855 United States
906-227-1225
906-227-1333 (Fax)

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