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  • Collection: Broome County Oral History Project

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<a href="">Interview with Michael Gruss</a>

Interview with Michael Gruss

Michael Gruss speaks about Willis Sharpe Kilmer, his horses and the Swamp Root Medicine he produced.

Dr. John P. Ayres, Veterinarian

Dr. John P. Ayres, Veterinarian

Dr. John P. Ayres talks about his upbringing in Corbettsville, NY, his interests in agriculture and animals in young age that led him to succeed in the fields of farming and veterinary work. He discusses his experiences in the Army, college, and his professional life.

Interview with Andrew Goida<br /><br />

Interview with Andrew Goida

Andrew Goida talks about working in a cigar factory in Binghamton, NY. He mentions that his brother and mother both worked there and details his specific job as a leaf-wetter at the cigar factory, which was in the building later owned by Ansco…

Interview with Angelina Cinotti<br /><br />

Interview with Angelina Cinotti

Angelina Cinotti talks about her family and her parents emigration from Chicano, Italy and the family's service for Endicott-Johnson after settlement. She discusses her siblings' professions and the development of the family's business - The Cider…

Interview with Angelo DiVittorio<br /><br />

Interview with Angelo DiVittorio

Angelo DiVittorio talks about emigrating from Italy and working as a barber in Rochester and Endicott, NY. He discusses working for 22 years in Endicott before moving to Binghamton to work until retirement and that George F. Johnson was a customer. …

Interview with Ann Elwood<br /><br />

Interview with Ann Elwood

Ann Elwood talks about her moves from Bridgeville, DE to Franklin Forks, PA and her final settlement in Binghamton, NY in 1911. She attended the Lowell School of Business and worked in business before becoming an assistant journal clerk in the New…

Interview with Anna Borsuk

Interview with Anna Borsuk

Anna Borsuk talks about her early years, moving from Pittsburgh, PA to Binghamton, NY and working in hotels in NYC. She discusses opening one of the first beauty parlors in Binghamton, running a tourist house, struggles with failing health due to TB…

Interview with Anna Jewell<br /><br />

Interview with Anna Jewell

Anna Jewell discusses her childhood living on the Honey Bee Dairy Farm owned by S. Mills Ely in Port Dickinson. This farm also was the site of a pickle factory. She talks about her local education, getting married, her husband's business selling…

Interview with Anna Kern and Marguerite Jennings<br /><br />

Interview with Anna Kern and Marguerite Jennings

Anna Kern and Marguerite Jennings talk about their upbringings and how technology has changed since their childhoods. Anna Kern discusses attending kindergarten training school in Syracuse, NY and teaching in several Johnson City schools during…


Interview with Anna Kinnane

Anna Kinnane talks about her emigration from County Clare, Ireland through Ellis Island and on to Binghamton, NY to be closer to her sisters and for employment. She describes her responsibilities as an operator at the telephone company, her salary,…

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