Interview with Anna Borsuk

Description

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 and raising her son alone. She remarks the help she received from welfare and the kindness of people working in urban renewal in her later years.

Rights

"This audio file and digital image may only be used for educational purposes. Please cite as: Broome County Oral History Project, Special Collections, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton University, State University of New York. For usage beyond fair use please contact the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections for more information."

Streaming Audio

Date of Interview

1978/03/06

Interviewer

Dobandi, Susan

Interviewee

Borsuk, Anna

Duration

34:55 minutes

Date of Digitization

2016-03-27

Collection

Broome County Oral History Project

Files

Citation

“Interview with Anna Borsuk,” Digital Collections, accessed June 24, 2019, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/467.

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  1. Borsuk_Anna.pdf