Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Linquata, Salvatore

Title:

Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Linquata, Salvatore

Creator:

Linquata, Salvatore, Interviewee.;Brayton, Linda, Interviewer.;Masters, David, Interviewer.

Publisher:

[Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library

Date:

1978

Description:

2 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file

Listen now:
OH 3 Part 1
OH 3 Part 2

Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians.;Interviewers: Linda Brayton and David Masters.

TRACKS: 1. Born in Gloucester -- 2. 14 years old,first time fishing, Palermo, Sicily, types of fishing, seining -- 3. Like fishing? No! Ashore nine years --4 Discourages young from fishing, changes in techniques, Sicily to US -- 5. Gloucester, safe harbor -- 6. Great storm of February, 1978 is mentioned, barely ten days before this interview was recorded -- 7. Portuguese known for fishing out of New Bedford, Italians known for seining, seventeen firms -- 8. Shrimping -- 9. Favorite fishing grounds -- 10. Weather predictions -- 11. Ship's conditions, changes in technology over the years --12. Italian Fiesta -- 13. St. Joseph's, feelings about Gloucester, 1890 first arrived Ellis Island to Boston to Gloucester -- 14. Power and sail, Essex ships, Americanization, US reception -- 15. Settling in US -- 16. Retention of language, religion -- 17. Gloucester's outstanding characteristic.

The following names and terms were used in this interview: Cape May, NJ, seining (purse seining), Terresini, Menhaden, Palermo, Sicily, pogies (porgies).

Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.

Subject:

Fisheries -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester.;Italian Americans -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester.;Oral history -- Massachusetts -- Cape Ann.;Seafaring life -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester.

Ann, Cape (Mass.) -- History -- Anecdotes.;Ann, Cape (Mass.) -- Social life and customs.;Gloucester (Mass.) -- Emigration and immigration.

Collection :

Gloucester Oral History Collection

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Citation :

Linquata, Salvatore, Interviewee.;Brayton, Linda, Interviewer.;Masters, David, Interviewer., "Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Linquata, Salvatore," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #7608, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/7608 (accessed July 24, 2014).