This document is a fairly exact transcript of an interview with Otto Erspamer. Topics include where his family came from in Italy, why they came to the United States, carpentry, local businesses in Hurley, boarding houses, mining, dance halls, relationships with other ethnic groups, baseball, and livery stables.
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