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Guide to the Ireland House Oral History Collection AIA.030

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2596

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Rebecca Altermatt, Rachel Searcy

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on March 31, 2022
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Megan O'Shea to incorporate material from accession number 2018.100 Updated by Lyric Evans-Hunter to reflect the digitization of electronic records  , September 2018 , March 2022

Container List


Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 52 Early, John F.

Historical/Biographical Note

John F. Early (b. Brooklyn, New York, 1943), a graduate of New York University, worked for the Irish Arts Center in the 1970s. He was a member of the Eagle Tavern group which split off from the Irish Arts Center in the mid 1980s.

Mar 1, 2011
Box: 4 Folder : 36 Egan, Norah

Historical/Biographical Note

Norah Egan (b. Co. Westmeath, Ireland, 1974) grew up in Co. Longford and moved to the United States in the early 1990s. Since then she had worked as a childcare provider for several families in and around New York City.

Mar 29, 2012
Box: 4 Folder : 37 English, Peter

Historical/Biographical Note

Peter English (b. Arklow, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, 1923): Peter's father left for New York in 1922 and he and his mother and siblings followed over and arrived in New York in 1928. The English family settled in the West Village/Chelsea area of New York, where there were a lot of Arklow people with strong connections to the Waterfront activities. Having served as a Marine, he joined the NYPD in 1950. He married a an Irish American, Mildred, who he had worked with. His son, Peter, followed his footsteps by joining the NYPD.

Oct 16, 2011
Box: 4 Folder : 38 Enright, Thomas

Historical/Biographical Note

Thomas Enright (b. Dublin, Ireland, 1931) emigrated to the United States in 1956 and owns a garage in Queens. He became involved in Northern Irish activism and was part of several organizations including the American Congress for Irish Freedom and Irish Northern Aid Committee.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Duration: 144 minutes

Enright, Thomas

Apr 25, 2012
Box: 1 Folder : 53 Evans, Tom

Historical/Biographical Note

Tom Evans (b. Bronx, New York, 1954), the son of immigrants from Skibbereen, Co. Cork and Ballingarry, Co. Limerick, grew up in Long Island City. His father was a long time member of New York's Cork Association and one of the few non-Catholic members in any county association at that time.

May 13, 2011

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