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Aniko Fulep, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall


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From the Collection:

Maine Folklife Center and the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine proposed to study and present the ways that immigrants in central and eastern Maine connect themselves with their ethnicity.


  • February to June 2005


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From the Collection: 16 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


NA3728 Aniko Fulep, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall, May 16, 2005, in Fulep’s home, Hampden, Maine. Fulep talks about being born in Hungary in 1971; coming to the United States in 1996; emigrating from Budapest, Hungary to Maine; benefits of rural Maine compared to life in Budapest; view of Maine people compared to most American people; learning English in Hungary; life during the fall of Communism in Hungary; adjusting to American culture; speaking English around children vs. speaking Hungarian around them; typical Hungarian dishes; traditional Hungarian items in the household; Hungarian crafts and media; aspects of Hungarian culture that are important to keep in America; unique qualities of Hungarian language; European views of American culture. Text: 18 pp. transcript.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States