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Interview with Spiro Atsoparthis

About This Item

Identifier

101-0011-001

Title

Interview with Spiro Atsoparthis

Description

Greek oral history. Short interview due to illness. Stereo recording, two copies very poor recording.

Type

Item

Format

1 Digital Audio Tape & 5 Compact Audio Tape

Date

01 Oct 91

Contributor

BHAC

Language

English

Rights

Copyright situation unknown/other, contact HCE

Publisher

Contact HCE if you would like to use or reproduce this item

Subject

Family background; settlement of Greeks in Butetown; social status, nature of employment of Greeks; importance of shipping to Greek immigrants; politics of Greek immigrants; adaptation of Greeks into Butetown society; importance of lodging houses, boarding houses and cafes; gambling; Greek Orthodox Church; religious practices fading; no experience of discrimination in Butetown; character of Greeks in Butetown is 'successful and hard working'

Interviewee

Spiro Atsoparthis

Interviewer

B.P. Embiricos

Duration

38 min

Digital File

Yes

Storage Location

Glamorgan Archives and National Library of Wales

Conditions of Access

Open

British Library Ref


UNLW023/283

Citation

“Interview with Spiro Atsoparthis,” The Heritage & Cultural Exchange Archive, accessed April 13, 2024, https://www.hcearchive.org.uk/items/show/6825.