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Joseph and Congetti Poglese Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record


  • 1982-10-09



Joseph talks about his parents coming over from Italy and his life growing up on his parents' farm. They supplemented their income by cutting and selling firewood. Other Italians in the Hessel area are discussed. Poglese now owns his own excavating company. His wife, Congetti Poglese also joins the discussion. Recorded at Sault Ste Marie, Michigan.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish Joseph and Congetti Poglese 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 (65 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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1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette 49855 United States
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