This is a transcript made from an audio recording. it was made for the series, 'Three Generations of Italians.' The interview has been catalogued as 11 of 51 from box 6 in the Ethnic Heritage Studies collection. The original audio recording is no longer available.
Part I: Where parents came from in Italy, language, parents' roles in the family and responsibilities of the children, importance of education and religion in the family life, comparison of Italy to the United States based on visits to Italy. Part II: The importance of naming children after relatives for respect. Her brothers and sisters today and how they live. Fig trees and gardens. Memories of he childhood.
Digital Initiatives Press: Rhode Island College
oral history, italian immigrant, Federal Hill, Anthropology, Communication, Italian culture, Interview, National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs, ethnic studies
Social and Cultural Anthropology
Casdia, Anna, "Three Generations of Italians: Interview with Anna Casdia by Marie Squatrito" (1979). Three Generations of Italians. 11.