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Domenica Russo and Vincent Villa Interview Transcript

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  • 2007-11-15


Domenica Russo and Vincent Villa discuss their family and their parents' origins in San Jorjo Canavese near Torino, Italy and their immigration to the Copper Country and later to New Swanzy, Michigan during the Depression. Additional Italian last names and origins are mentioned. Other topics include speaking Italian at home, moonshine, the death of their father, bootlegging, foods, and family history.

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Permission to publish the Domenica Russo and Vincent Villa Interview Transcript 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 (43 pages))

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Existence and Location of Originals

3302-01, Northern Michigan University and Area Audio Collection

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Part of the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives Repository

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