Mary Grace Dromi Hume


As Interviewed by J.V., April 8, 2015
"And it was a melting pot, they called New York a melting pot and it was. And it was kind of neat. You really did meet all these different cultures. Though you didnít know it then, you kind of absorbed it."
Mary Grace Dromi Hume

Introductory Profile: About Mary Grace Dromi Hume

My interviewee is Mary Grace Dromi Hume and she is a first generation Italian-American. She is my grandmother, and is currently retired. In New York, she worked at the Museum of Natural History in one of the fish departments. She is a sweet, older women with silvery, curly hair and bright eyes. Mary Grace is usually a very excited woman and is very humorous. In her interview, we talked about being a first generation of her family to be born in America and grow up in New York. Overall, the interview was pretty lighthearted, but there were some parts that were more heartfelt and serious.