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Interview with C. Natalie Rogerro Meriggi, 1984 June 10 [audio]
Meriggi describes her family history and her parent's immigrant to America. She also describes daily life along the Brandywine, including chores, cooking and laundry, making wine, and gardening. She also discusses sewing and typical dress, as well as Sunday traditions.
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C. Natalie Rogerro Meriggi (b. 1911) grew up in Squirrel Run. Her parents were both Italian immigrants, and her father worked in the machine shop. Her mother did laundry for other families in the neighborhood. Her husband also worked for DuPont.
ReminiscingChildhood and youth of a personManners and customsHousesDwellingsDomestic lifeGardeningItalian Americans
ends abruptly; tape flips at 46:12
1 sound cassette (90 min.) : analog. TRT 1:32:22.
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