Orreaga Ibarra


  • Record: I-054b
  • Piece: A01
  • Time: 00:00:00 - 00:10:23
  • Themes: lifestyle
  • Summary: A brother of the speaker was working on the Bidasoa train lines. Her brothers and sisters have all died. A relative went to see the sister that the speaker had in America, and from the emotion that the woman suffered, she had a heart attack and died shortly afterwards. The speaker has been a dressmaker. She went to the nun’s school. At that school there were no boys, only girls. In the dressmaking place she was paid a peseta per day, as well as the breakfast, lunch and snacks. In her parents’ house there were ten of them. They were leasing the land. She got married at thirty and had four children, one of which died.