This is an audio file with a transcript. The interview has been catalogued as 31 of 51 from box 6 in the Ethnic Heritage Studies collection. The original audio recording, made for the series, 'Three Generations of Italians,' is located on audio cassette 11.
Subjects covered: life in Italy as a child, in the service and married; financial decisions and plans for America, entering a new country with no money, relatives or friends; examining the job market (saving money to send back to Italy), work and saving money so that the rest of the family could come; arrival of family in United States, job change, education of children in the United States; death of first wife and second marriage; fulfillment through children and grand children, gratitude for living in United States.
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
Pantano, Mario, "Three Generations of Italians: Interview with Mario Pantano by Norma DiLibero" (1979). Three Generations of Italians. 31.