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2 Copies Come Unto Me sheet music

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SVML.AUD.C006B

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SVML.AUD.V001

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Oral History/Labas - Family: Granfather emig from Cyech - worked in mines there in 1912 - had 1 girl there mothers side come from Wales Welsh were splitters, ect. Slovs became pitmen - had 5 boys after arrival - here in the alley - father went to Bridgeport, CT - worked for Sikorski cantor in local church here and in CT all boys went in service. father and mother had 7 children, worked at school and at Comstock. -1955 - bought a quarry - still being used. I started when I was 12, been around quarrying, married 1971 - 4 children went to work for Agway 5 years later came back to work in quarry 12 years ago. -most immigrants worked in quarry because jobs were available - learned slate work after they arrived. Grandmother attended church, always work silver Star of David - had been taken in by Jewish family and taught to be adomestie - could read, write and speak 5 languages. When she arrived here, met forner care-takerm Morris Rote-Rosen - he helped many slovs to understand how our system worked. Grandparents insisted children speak english Slovic long dying out. Spoke Slovic growing up - has forgotten much how father after interpreted for others (letters, etc) Slovic Mass still held at Church Anually? When you left to work elsewhere "not far away" Rutland, Greenwich -Mother told story about Sheldon family slate - her father Flower was chauffeur for Mr. Sheldon - when Depression came Sheldon sold a share of stock to him- gave him 300 to pay his man Jone in Wekks was a "rigger" poet up sticks and Cables - took 3 months to do it - owed $5000 - gave him deed to quarry because couldn't pay otherwise. "Smuggers" were allowed to work in quarries during Depression even though the company was not running. late 1930's industry stopped - after war Evergreen bought ths slate 3 per sq. got $1500 - $500 they bought houses for their mother and $ 1000 for equipment. Byzantine Church, my father was Cantor, age 17, for 52 years. Father died on Easter Saturday (day they were to give him a plaque) I became cantor that day - 35 years ago - Church is okay - paying its way - clergy is scarce - no seminarism since 1979 In the alley - how many people? rawhouses had 4-5 untis each - grandmother had 6 children and 9 boarders - they ate first, kids got what was left (3 raw houses?) where museum now is - father was born here. tools still used (plug, feather) daimond saw made it easier - eleminated "Cold Cut" can still cut it the old way just a fist. Somich had first rope, operated shovel 1929 incline cable. electricity - excavators dump truck difficulty in selling slte- many used what was quicker and cheaper. -can quarries go deeper? Over quarry in 10 acres long and 4 acres wide has to be usable by a truck. Jack made a stone saw for my uncle used to peddle on long island - several quarries did this. May father was in the business for a long time. Tatko's, Somich, Taran, etc. - not a steady business, unpredicatable.

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Love Divine

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SVML.AUD.S004

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