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Guide to the Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations oral history collection 2011.019

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Julia Lipkins with assistance from Elena Locascio

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on March 08, 2021
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 Revised by Maggie Schreiner Revised by Amy Lau  , June 2019 , March 2021

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Amalia della Paolera, 2013 Dec 30; 2014 March 20

Biographical note

Amalia della Paolera was born to a white American mother and an Argentinian father and raised in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn. Della Paolera received a B.A. in Latin American studies from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Scope and Contents

In the interview, della Paolera discusses her parents' courtship and marriage; father's immigration to the United States; childhood in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn during the 1980s; and impressions of racial, ethnic, and economic diversity in Fort Greene. Interview conducted by Senait Tesfai.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the interview is available onsite at the Brooklyn Historical Society's Othmer Library. The Brooklyn Historical Society does not have permission to license oral history audio recordings or transcripts to third parties.

Subject Topics

  • Education -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Presbyterian Church -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • School sports -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Interethnic marriage
  • Cultural diversity

Subject Places

  • Fort Greene (New York, N.Y.)
  • Park Slope (New York, N.Y.)
  • Argentina