Nora Pilliod and Peter Pilliod
DescriptionNora Ann (90) and her son Peter Pilliod (40) spoke of her childhood and early adulthood growing up in Chicago. She spoke of her parents and grandparents, meeting her husband, and about her son Peter.
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- Nora Pilliod
- Peter Pilliod
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00:11 9 2012 location and my relationship
00:28 My name is Peter. I'm the youngest of six children and I am Nora and son and I'll be doing the interview and it's
00:41 9th of March 2012 in Buffalo, New York
00:48 Mom is a great day. Just tell me about the community that you grew up in neighborhood.
01:29 When I was six years old because of me whenever I get a chance.
02:05 We were the only Irish family they removed.
02:14 And very precious and I couldn't understand our way. There was a piano in the house.
02:32 There was only one.
02:37 And see what you're over my brother and me because we were always fighting and she was always pregnant.
02:52 They were very very early European neighbors and they only use the back entrance.
03:15 Monroe my mother
03:42 Grateful she adored my mother.
03:52 Three boys and two girls
04:11 Pretty much straight later on life.
04:27 Who is supposed to take care of her but I think of her.
04:48 It was a shambles.
05:25 Because my mother
05:34 Very fair skin with red hair
05:56 And how and
06:12 We are 18.
06:21 Grace show
06:41 And my mother would take
06:59 Chicago, what was the city of Chicago? Like if he was a beautiful city Institute?
08:37 Many years I went to
08:52 And when I wrote to you because
09:11 I can't I wouldn't I wouldn't Barbie.
09:23 Even when I grew up
09:36 Praise year
10:03 I had to move in with my grandfather make your own.
10:15 And it would give him wrong.
10:18 Everything was
10:36 He was in a long walk through the public school, and I won't.
11:37 And they were very good grace.
11:55 Hurry home
12:38 My mother needed me.
12:49 Pretty much ran the house house.
13:00 They were very
13:19 But he was a very handsome.
14:23 Before we move to Grandpa place on the dining room table lighting.
15:18 And what to do?
16:05 And I had to quit High School.
16:38 Fourth grade by Mariah Carey
17:05 New Year
17:29 We were there when I was.
17:36 July and easy work at home
18:32 She saying when she's alone.
18:56 Define the jump ahead you met dad.
19:07 And I was
19:19 Not very exciting and
19:43 My roommate
19:50 Coming up with a call my mother my mother.
20:50 Apparently he was
21:34 Next weekend in Washington
21:53 They were sneaking in the car.
22:07 The way home
22:32 A very
22:34 Iffy situation
22:52 I had one of my boyfriend.
23:28 And we were married there.
23:40 Wedding dress very pretty gray
24:00 Mary Mary, Pierson Township
24:08 Very very hard
24:15 Marine Corps and they were there for three years before he went over to see.
24:25 How long was the overseas?
24:36 Do you have any stories that you want to tell about your children?
24:48 A stories about Dad if you'd like
24:52 The war without him
25:02 And I live with my mother.
25:31 What about when you were in the sanitarium when you were young? What was that like?
26:01 Who are very caring?
26:17 A full year
26:55 My best friend was Anthony Green. She was in the bed next to me and we were we were there.
27:07 He would say or I would say.
27:36 When we went to the infirmary if you went to the infirmary and never came back.
27:59 I'm sure your hair is super kills in Scott worth.
28:09 David my mother
28:40 Nobody could go home.
29:21 What do you think was the happiest time in your childhood?
29:30 What was your childhood?
29:48 Work and no play you never had a job.
30:16 What were your grandparents like that?
30:32 Widower Grandma make your own had died before I was born.
30:39 My grandparents make you use it every time I came over.
30:59 Grandpa Miguel
31:09 Beer and everything
31:23 Wonderful Life Run Away From Home in Nova Scotia
31:41 Story to tell Lumber camps in San Diego and it was my grandmother.
32:05 San Diego with little small town
32:13 I found it and they were Mary real estate.
32:30 And years and years Crazy, Grandpa
32:39 We will need to come in and came right away. Take me to 60.
33:26 When my my grandmother died
33:53 Any Road next to it?
34:10 What are
34:20 Okay, I guess.
34:25 What would you like to talk about?
34:51 Are you Siri?
35:15 He'd love to go riding in the car and you get around him.
35:40 My hair was 21 when he was born and he was in the Seminary so he was out of it.
35:58 He was wonderful and he loves her shoe.
36:23 I think about 8 year old kid.
36:54 And we get ahead and go for a ride.
37:05 Because he was my whole life there was in your room.
37:16 Never really never made me.
37:56 I dunno Charlie melon Chuck melon.
38:01 He was wonderful.
38:29 Very difficult
38:42 I just want to say thank you.