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Anne Kovach Oral History Interview

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Citation

Kovach, Anne, “Anne Kovach Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed December 4, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/858.

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Description

This oral history interview with Anne Kovach was part of oral histories conducted in the fall 2001 semester of History 447: Oral History.

Anne Kovach was born in Macedonia in 1907 and immigrated to the United States with her father as a young child and has lived in Lincoln Place for most of her life. In this interview, she talks about her father’s career as an American Steel employee and saloon owner, the grocery store she owned with her husband, the education of girls learning English as a second language, the sowing girls did for the war effort during World War II, the Bulgarian-Macedonian Ladies Aid Society, and the Cyril and Methody Bulgarian-Macedonian Church in Lincoln Place.

Subjects

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City

Creator

Kovach, Anne

Date

October 29, 2001

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Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • mp3
  • pdf

Duration

  • 01:24:43

Interviewer

Smithe, Lisa

Interviewee

Kirchoff, Anne

Location

Lincoln Place, Granite City, Illinois

Bit Rate

246 kbit/s

Coverage

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City, Illinois

Identifier

  • Kirchoff_Anne-O-001
  • Original archive accession number: A02:43
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