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Oral History: How The Fortino Family Came to America

Date: March 7 2017
Time Period: 1955 - 2017
Medium: Digital Audio
Run Time: 0h 3m 46s
Summary: The Fortino family decided to move to the United States because they already had relatives in the United States. In 1952, Frank’s family began the immigration process. Ten years later, his father was approved for a visa. His sister then followed. Frank and his brother and mother finally immigrated in 1965.

Related Entities

Gonzalez, Stephanie (interviewer)
Fortino, Frank (interviewee)

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College Point (New York, N.Y.) (depicts)

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Queens Memory Project Collection at Queens College Libraries' Department of Special Collections and Archives (is part of)

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