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Carlo and Mary Caliaro Interview Summary (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record
Identifier: https://archives.nmu.edu/Oral_History_Transcripts/Italian_American_Oral_Transcript/Italian_American_Oral_Transcript_Caliaro_Carlo_and_Mary.pdf

Dates

  • 1982-06-21

Summary

This document is a summary of an interview with Carlo and Mary Caliaro. Topics include where Carlo was from in Italy, why he and his uncle came to the United States, bands and entertainment, his family, factories and workplace injuries, farming, learning English, his first impressions of the United States, Italian American societies, Mary's family background, traditional food, lumbering, winemaking, Prohibition, Americanization, holidays, relations with other ethnic groups, and how his surname was changed.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish the Carlo and Mary Caliaro Interview Summary (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, mrobyns@nmu.edu. The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of Harden Hall, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.

Extent

1 item (1 text file (2 pages))

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

Contact:
Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette 49855 United States
906-227-1225
906-227-1333 (Fax)

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