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Lydia Peruzzi and Ann Nardi Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record


  • 1982-07-15



Mrs. Peruzzi and her sister, Mrs. Nardi, talk about their parents, Anton and Tomaide Petroni. Their father was a sulfur miner from Rome; after emigrating to the United States he worked as a miner as well as at a Ford plant. Her mother was a seamstress. The family took in boarders to help with their income and the house had chickens and a garden. Mrs. Peruzzi also discusses the many Swedish immigrants in the area. Recorded at Iron Mountain, Michigan.

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Permission to publish Lydia Peruzzi and Ann Nardi Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project), must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.


1 item (1 sound file (40 min.) )

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

MSS-202, Italian American Oral History Project


Repository Details

Part of the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives Repository

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Marquette 49855 United States
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