Italian Americans -- Personal narratives.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Papers (ca. 1971) of Jewish-Italians David Yona (1901-1975), a civil engineer and writer, and his wife Anna (Foa) Yona, consist of two typed manuscripts of memoirs. David's memoirs cover his childhood through 1932; Anna's cover the years 1932-1945. Also included is a list of David Yona's articles which appeared in "La Controcurrente."
Papers (1982) of Giuseppe Camilletti consist of a translation by Robert Scott of Camilletti's autobiography, published in 1982 by the Italian Study Group of Troy, Mich.
Papers (1981-1984) of Grace Darin, a journalist and author, consist of family histories, including "The Darin Family: A Century Chronicle"; "The Darin Family: A Supplement"; "The Rileys of Iron Belt: A Family Memoir"; and "The Darin Family: Looking Toward the Future - A New Generation".
Collection consists of 39 interviews conducted by Helen Barolini of Italians in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Narrators discuss primarily their lives in the Dobbs Ferry Italian American community, with emphasis on work, family, cultural traditions, and perceptions of ethnic identity. Included are cassette recordings and handwritten indexes (and some supplemental materials) to the interviews.
Papers (1930s-1960s) of author-illustrator Marie Hall Ets (b. 1895) consist of stories told to Mrs. Ets by Rosa Cassettari, as well as research notes and manuscript drafts forming the basis of Mrs. Ets' book, Rosa, The Life of an Italian Immigrant (Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1970).
Papers of Michael Lamont (Michaelangelo Lomanto) consist of an autobiography dealing with his childhood in the coal-mining regions of West Virginia and Ohio as well as life in Cleveland's Little Italy.