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David Spelgatti Interview (October 17, 1980) (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record


  • 1980-10-17



(There is no audible interviewer.) Spelgatti speaks about his family history. This includes the immigration of his father to work in the Cleveland Cliffs Iron mines, the boarding house his parents ran and his studies at the seminary. His father served as a town alderman and was an avid gardener. Recorded at Ishpeming, Michigan.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish David Spelgatti Interview (October 17, 1980) (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 (36 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

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


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