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Book Review: Rope and Soap
Rope and Soap: Lynchings of Italians in the United States by Patrizia Salvetti “Eleven Italians, some of whom were awaiting trial while others had been already acquitted, were forcibly removed from jail by a mob and lynched in public with the … Continue reading
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Finding Your Roots
Words cannot adequately describe the experience that our family had with Roots ’n Tours during our visit to Sicily. We had asked Rosario and his team to help us do some research on our family prior to our trip. Through … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Culture, Europe, Facts, Family, Food, Heritage, History, Italian, Italian American, Italian Food, Italy, Sicily, Tourist, Travel, Uncategorized Tagged Ancestors, Ancestry, Famiglia, Family, Genealogy, Heritage, Home, I Am An Immigrant, Immigrant, immigrants, Italian American, Italian Americans, Italian Family, Italian Heritage, Italy, Sicily, Tour Company, Tourism, Travel, Travel Company, traveling Leave a comment
We want you to know the staff working behind-the-scenes here at the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), so we are taking the opportunity to introduce you to one of our staff members! This week, we introduce you to Julia Streisfeld, … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Culture, History, Italian, Italian American, Italy, NIAF, Travel, Uncategorized Tagged Ancestry, arancini, Culture, Dante, Dante Alighieri, Famiglia, Immigrant, immigrants, Italian, Italian American, Italian Ancestry, Italian culture, Italian Family, Italian Heritage, Italian History, Italian immigrants, Italian Language, Italian Life, Italian literature, Italian major, Italian Pride, Italian studies, Italian Style, New York, New York City, NIAF, NIAF Blog, Pesto, prosciutto Leave a comment
Save Columbus Day!
By John. M Viola As many of you are already aware, Tuesday marked a disappointing day for the Italian American community around the nation and most specifically in Seattle, Wash., because the City Council of Seattle voted unanimously to declare the … Continue reading