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Ida Fillipini Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record


  • 1982-08-04


In this interview, Ida Fillipini speaks Italian while her daughter translate to English. Ida discusses her family and her life in Italy, where she grew up. During her time in Italy, she went to school in a convent and learned how to embroider, and when she came to the states her occupation was listed as embroiderist. In 1914, she immigrated to America and she describes her passage over and why her family came to settle in Bessemer, MI.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish Ida Fillipini 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 (45 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
906-227-1333 (Fax)


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