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 14 of 51 from box 6 in the Ethnic Heritage Studies collection. The original audio recording is no longer available.
Subjects covered: descriptions of home in Italy, family, occupations of father, mother, husband, departure from Italy and reasons, expectations about America and length of stay, adjustments to money and language in United States, traditions brought from Italy, importance of family, ethnic identity, desire for return visit to Italy, would she come here again?, church affiliation.
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
DeStafano, Alfred, "Three Generations of Italians: Interview with Alfred DeStafano by Susan McGuire" (1979). Three Generations of Italians. 14.
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