MHSO, and Carmela Patrias, Hungarian interview - Mrs. Wappel, 1977.
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|Title||Hungarian interview - Mrs. Wappel|
|Published||MHSO, and Carmela Patrias, Hungarian interview - Mrs. Wappel, 1977.|
|Description||Mrs. Wappel immigrated to Canada from Hungary with her family as a young girl. They came around 1930, and were among the last immigrants to be admitted to the country before the Depression forced the government to clamp down on immigration. Mrs. Wappel's family initially settled in Montreal, and she attended a Catholic school run by nuns. Because of this situation, she learned to speak English and French almost simultaneously. Mrs. Wappel talks about the social activities among the Hungarian community, especially theatre productions, which were very popular. She mentions some other Hungarian organizations, including a Hungarian Church called St. Stephen's.|