Lydia Peruzzi and Ann Nardi Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)
- Peruzzi, Lydia (Interviewee, Person)
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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MSS-202, Italian American Oral History Project
- Iron Mountain (Mich.). Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Iron mines and mining. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Italian Americans. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oral histories (document genres). Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
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