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Carmen Barasa Bonslett Interview Transcript (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record


  • 1982-09-03


This document is an exact transcript of the entire Carmen Bonslett interview. She discusses where her family was from in Italy, how they came to the United States, other Italian families in Negaunee, relationships with other ethnic groups, racial slurs, family throughout the rest of the Upper Peninsula and Michigan, the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company, food, Columbus Day, Italian American societies, and whether people continued to speak Italian. Interviewer is Russell Magnaghi.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish the Carmen Barasa Bonslett Interview Transcript (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 text file (30 pages))

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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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