Bridget Doody interviewing her grandmother, Mary Doody, about her childhood in Ireland and immigration to America.
Recorded December 8, 2017 Archived December 8, 2017 08:25 minutes
DescriptionBridget Doody, 16 years old, interviewing her 93 year old grandmother, Mary Doody. The interview was conducted November 23, 2017 on Thanksgiving at Bridget's aunt's house (Mary's daughter's house). Mary talks about her childhood in Ireland. As a teenager, she describes how she dropped out of school to join the workforce. She grew up dreaming of going to America, but World War II prevented her from leaving Ireland until it ended.