Interview of Adrienne Martin

Title

Interview of Adrienne Martin

Subject

Oral History, Italian-American, South Florida

Description

  • Name: Adrienne Martin

  • Place of birth: New Haven, Connecticut

  • Date of birth: February 11, 1948
     
    • Generation: 3rd

  • Family origin: 
    • Maternal grandparents: 
      • Favara, Agrigento (Sicily, Italy)
    • Fraternal grandparents:
      • Unknown
  • Spoken languages: 
    • English (native language)
    • Some knowledge of Standard Italian 

Relocation in Florida:  Wilton Manors, 1955

List of the Italian Expressions and Traditions Mentioned in the interview:

Andiamo andiamo (Let’s go)

Vieni qua (Come here)

Pasta from scratch

Carretto Siciliano (Sicilian donkey cart)

Sette pesci (Feast of the Seven Fishes)

Creator

Adrienne Martin

Source

Interview

Publisher

Program of Italian of the Department of Languages, Linguistics and Comparative Literature, Florida Atlantic University

Date

02/20/2017

Contributor

Viviana Pezzullo

Rights

Program of Italian of the Department of Languages, Linguistics and Comparative Literature, Florida Atlantic University

Relation

Italian-American Oral History Collection at Florida Atlantic University Digital Library

Format

Audio mp3

Language

it, en

Type

Oral History

Coverage

US-FL, 2017

Interviewer

Viviana Pezzullo, Vincenza Iadevaia

Interviewee

Adrienne Martin

Transcription

See Attached File

Original Format

Audio mp3

Duration

00:07:32

Bit Rate/Frequency

130Kbits/s

Time Summary


TIMING

TOPIC OF DISCUSSION

00:01 - 00:52

AM moved with her parents from Tampa to South Florida

00:55 - 01:07

The visit of her Sicilian grandparents

01:10 - 01:28

Comparison between South Florida and Sicily

01:32 - 01:48

First impression of South Florida

01:54 - 02:01

Sicily as a memory...Bucket List!

02:26 - 02:45

The discovering of Italian language

02:53 - 03:12

The assimilation

03:51 - 04:15

Salt Mines (Sicily)

04:18 - 05:46

Italian-American Tradition: “Seven fishes”

05:48 - 06-10

A Sicilian object

06:12 - 06:40

Research of her Italian heritage and her grandmother’s documents in Ellis Island

06:41 - 06:58

the arrival of her grandmother and grandfather in Usa

Citation

Adrienne Martin, “Interview of Adrienne Martin,” Italian-American Memories: Documentary Archive, accessed April 14, 2021, https://itamm.omeka.net/items/show/276.