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David Spelgatti (1993) Interview Transcript (Version 1) (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record


  • 1993-08-05


This document is a transcript of an interview with David Spelgatti from 1993. It is close to an exact transcript, but there are gaps. Topics include boarding houses, mining, livestock, food, childhood memories in Negaunee, his family's life in Italy, mail-order brides, schools, matchmaking, entertainment, winemaking, relations between different ethnic groups, and learning English.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish the David Spelgatti 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 (19 pages))

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Existence and Location of Originals

MSS-202, Italian American Oral History Project (Also marked 3302-01, Northern Michigan University and Area Audio Collection)

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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