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George Balzola Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record


  • 1982-03-10


An Italian immigrant who immigrated to Iron Mountain with his family. His father worked in the nearby mines and played the baritone in one of the local bands. Bazola discusses how the north side of Iron Mountain has changed over the time he lived in the area. Additionally, he describes how his family adjusted to life in America and how they gained citizenship. Interviewer does not identify himself. An unnamed female voice is also heard in places.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish George Balzola 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 Harden Hall, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.


1 item (1 sound file (43 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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