Frank Tulli Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

Identifier
89OH10

Dates

  • 1989-10-13 (Creation)
  • 1924 – 1989 (Event)

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  • 1.00 Items (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Tulli discusses the economic motivation for immigration to the United States.  His parents moved from Myerstown, PA  to Hershey in 1924 and lived in Swatara Station.  Names some of the neighboring families, describes homemade toys and games, and discusses the family's garden and raising chickens and hogs.  Sporting events, including hockey and pro-wrestling at the Arena were an important part of their social life.  Tulli also discusses parochial school, St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, his shoe repair business, Italian family holiday traditions, Hershey Italian Lodge, the Good Neighbor Club and M.S. Hershey.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Unrestricted

  • General

    Oral History Project: Italian Community

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