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1982 Aug. 17

St. Laurent, Anne

Anne St. Laurent oral history with Eloise A. Brière

Chicopee (Mass.) - Oral history with former dressmaker Anne St. Laurent, who was born in Laval, Quebec and came to the United States with her family as a young woman, taking up work first at a tailor's shop in Chicopee Falls, Mass., and then for several years as a dressmaker at Dorothy Dodd in Holyoke, where she gradually picked up the English language with the help of her coworkers. Subsequently she to... more

Eloise A. Brière Franco-American Oral History Collection