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2_malocchio_cornito.mp3
Clip taken from oral history conducted with Al Vento and Al Vento, Jr. In this oral history clip, the Ventos describe the Italian American cultural belief in superstition. In particular, they speak of the malocchio and the cornito.

Archivist for an hour.pdf
oral history

Pasquale_Angela_NewLife.mp3
Clip taken from oral history conducted with Angela Pasquale. In this oral history clip, Angela recounts the manner in which she developed her sewing abilities throughout her youth and young adulthood in Italy. In addition, Angela also discusses the…

1995_0195_i02.jpg
An image of Angela Pasquale posing with car decorated for bicentennial July 4th celebration in 1976.

1995_0195_i01.jpg
An image of Angela Pasquale with her children in front of the family car, a Ford Fairlane, in 1965.

Pasquale_Angela_WifeandMother.mp3
Clip taken from oral history conducted with Angela Pasquale. In this oral history clip, Angela reminisces about her daily responsibilities as an Italian American wife and mother in the Mount Washington neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Pasquale_Angela_Generations.mp3
Clip taken from oral history conducted with Angela Pasquale. In this oral history clip, Angela talks of her grandfather's immigration to America in 1922 as well as her parents' immigration after her 1957 arrival in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Pasquale_Angela_MountWashington.mp3
Clip taken from oral history conducted with Angela Pasquale. In this oral history clip, Angela relates some of her first experiences upon her arrival to Pittsburgh, Pa. in 1957. In addition, Angela also recounts how she came to learn English by…

MSS_356_1998_0132_b001_f001_i02.tif
Photograph of Beneficial Society of North Italy Dedication Ceremony of building on November 2, 1947.

MSS_356_1998_0132_b001_f001_i03.jpg
Beneficial Society of North Italy Founders List. This list was placed in the cornerstone of the BSNI building upon its dedication in 1947. The list was removed from the cornerstone in 1998.
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