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Giacomo Galli’s Box

2020-09-19T20:36:54+00:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Civil Records, Genealogical Research, Homepage Featured, Immigration|Tags: , |

After Nonnie died, my mother Barbara and I, with grandparents Bill and Viola, visited her home on Fayette Street. At that point other family members had already been there, and in general her possessions had been distributed amongst the family. I went to the basement to poke around, always being curious and loving to explore. [...]

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Nonnie’s Minestrone

2020-08-23T22:17:53+00:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Homepage Featured, Recipes|

Serves 6 1/2 cup oil 1 small cabbage, thinly sliced and chopped 2 stalks celery, with leaves, sliced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 onion, chopped 1 15oz. can red kidney beans with juice 7 cups cold water 1 t basil 1 t oregano 1 large potato, peeled and diced 1/2 cup rice or small pasta 1 [...]

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Ralph Nevy Life Story

2020-09-28T16:47:48+00:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Homepage Featured, Life Stories, Nevi in Italy, Oral Histories|Tags: , , , |

Born April 10, 1889 in Bergotto, Italy, died February 21, 1978 in Cumberland, Maryland. Transcribed from an audio tape made on July 5, 1967 in Arlington, Virginia, with Bill Orsinger. Bergotto: Well. I'm going to tell you my first impression in my life. I was about 6 years old and my father was going [...]

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Cumberland Macaroni Manufacturing: The Beginning

2020-10-05T18:09:40+00:00August 19th, 2020|Categories: Homepage Featured, Macaroni Factory, Oral Histories|Tags: , |

Non v' e' pasta piu' fina dell'Aquila Alpina! There isn't a better pasta than Alpine Eagle! As recounted by Inez Nevy Albetta: There are two professional photographs, one showing the four brothers — Louis, Ralph, in the center is the Italian Consul, then Henry, and David in that order. [...]

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