SUNY Buffalo State Oral Histories, 1975-1995
 
Interview with Mary Shea Giffoniello

Title

Interview with Mary Shea Giffoniello

Interviewer

Sister Martin Joseph Jones

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Recording Date

5-26-1982

Description

Mary Shea was born in Buffalo on November 24, 1900 to Michael and Josephine Carr Shea. Her father built Shea’s theater. Until she was twelve the family lived at 43 Vermont Street in Buffalo. She taught writing and history in New Jersey and married Emile Giffoniello in 1929. She returned back to Buffalo in the 1930’s and passed away on April 21, 1986. The SUNY Buffalo State Archives & Special Collections has a small collection donated by Mary concerning her father, Michael Shea.

Collection

SUNY Buffalo State Oral History Project, 1975-1995

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mp3

Audio Length

1:01:15

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Department

Archives & Special Collections Department, E. H. Butler Library

Document Type

Oral History

Interview with Mary Shea Giffoniello

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