Oral History Interview with Bess Anton Feil
Bess Anton Feil was born in Sacramento on May 7th, 1926. Her mother was born in Greece and came to the United States at the age of 18 to live with an aunt around 1921 or 1922. Her father was also born in Greece along the western sea and immigrated to the United States in 1922 or 1923 while he was in his early 20s. Bess's parents were later arranged to meet and married. Her father attended school in San Francisco for Chiropody. He then opened a shoe store in Lincoln, where Bess's mother occasionally helped work. Bess's parents also worked in the restaurant business in Sacramento. After she was married, Bess worked while her husband attended law school. She worked as a secretary and sang in a band. After moving back to Sacramento, she opened an employment agency.
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