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Louis Lombardi Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record


  • 1982-12-03



Lombardi discusses his parents, who were poor farmers and why they came to the United States. He talks about the mine strikes and then goes into detail about their daily life. Among other things, they farmed hay and rabbits. Later in the interview, he talks about his education and recreation, then returns to his working life. The mine strikes are talked about in-depth and he also discusses techniques such as drifting. He also worked for Ford Motor Company. Recorded at Calumet, Michigan.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish Louis Lombardi 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 (107 min.) )

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

Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette 49855 United States
906-227-1333 (Fax)


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