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Record 517/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 09/20/1989
Abstract Interview of Tanya Augusta by Jo Ann Augusta. Tanya Augusta discusses her life and the Russian Revolution.

Interviewer's description-
"In this interview Tanya Augusta talks about her life in Russia and her immigration to the coal fields; her life as a child dancer; the war and how she escaped to Germany and posed as a German operator. The refugee camp she lived in; her marriage to John Augusta and how she met him; coming to U.S.A. on a boat and arriving at Ellis Island; teaching piano lessons in exchange for English lessons; and the happiness she found in Cumberland."
Object ID 2007.001.0536
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Coal camps
Cumberland, Kentucky
Dance
Immigration
Immigration stations
Pianos
Refugee camps
Field 01 Transcript available upon request
Interview date 09/20/1989
Interviewer Augusta, Jo Ann
Length of interview 23:54
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Augusta, Tanya
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