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Ada Biagini, Anna Coyle, Stanley Fera, Ilia Peres, and Florence Santana Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://archives.nmu.edu/Oral_History_Audio/Italian_American_Oral_Histories/Italian_American_Oral_Histories_Biagini_Ada_Anna_Coyle_Stanley_Fera_Illia_Peres_and_Florence_Santana.mp3

Dates

  • 1983-06-04

Summary

Ada Biagini, Anna Coyle, Stanley Fera, Ilia Peres, and Florence Santana discuss where their families came from in Italy, how they came to Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, railroads, fishing with dynamite, boarding houses, family businesses, the history of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Holy Rosary parishes, feast days, theater, mutual aid societies and lodges, holidays, mining, unions, Italians moving away from the area, gardening and livestock, food, relationship with Finns, peddlers, Italian-Canadians involved in politics, local Italian families, dances, prejudice, and the Ku Klux Klan.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish the Ada Biagini, Anna Coyle, Stanley Fera, Ilia Peres, and Florence Santana 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, 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 sound file (77 minutes))

Language of Materials

English

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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