Interview with Anne Spisak

Description

Anne Spisak of Endicott, NY talks about working at the General Cigar factory in Binghamton as an examiner. She describes the products they produced and sold at the cigar factory, lack of a labor union, the process of making cigars and the aspects of her job. She mentions getting married and getting a job at Endicott Johnson Corporation polishing shoes. She discusses the Perl Bakery, which she and her husband owned, but later sold. She also discusses how her religion played a big part in her life.

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

1977-12-29

Interviewer

Politylo, Nettie

Interviewee

Spisak, Anne

Duration

33:37 Minutes; 11:26 Minutes

Date of Digitization

2016-03-27

Collection

Broome County Oral History Project

Subject LCSH

General Cigar Factory; Perl Bakery

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Citation

“Interview with Anne Spisak
,” Digital Collections, accessed May 12, 2021, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/541.

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