Audio Recording "They came right to Ellis Island to meet me."

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"They came right to Ellis Island to meet me."
Contributor Names
Stetin, Sol (Narrator)
Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Emigration and Immigration
-  Polish Americans
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Labor leaders
-  Sound recordings
-  Retirees
-  American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Haledon
-  Interview with Sol Stetin, former president of the Amalgamated Textile Workers Union, conducted at the American Labor Museum Botto House National Landmark on August 4, 1994.
-  They came right to Ellis Island to meet me. About 6 or 7 years ago we had a New Zealand labor leader come to America; he said would you take me to Ellis Island. At one point she says, "How many of you remember this place, that came from another country?" and two of us raised our hands. It's something I'll never forget. This country has been very good to me.
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A011
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
American Folklife Center
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Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 (AFC 1995/028), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Stetin, Sol, and David Alan Taylor. "They came right to Ellis Island to meet me.". -08-04, 1994. Audio.

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Stetin, S. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "They came right to Ellis Island to meet me.". -08-04. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Stetin, Sol, and David Alan Taylor. "They came right to Ellis Island to meet me.". -08-04, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.