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Image of Corno charm used by Al Vento, Sr. during Steelers' games, including the Immaculate Reception game. Gift of Al Vento, Sr.

4_cadence_in_cleveland.mp3
Clip taken from oral history conducted with Al Vento and Al Vento, Jr. In this oral history clip, Al Vento, Jr. recounts his memories of marching into the Cleveland Brown's Municipal Stadium as a member of Franco's Italian Army.

1_intro.mp3
Clip taken from oral history conducted with Al Vento and Al Vento, Jr. In this oral history clip, Al Vento discusses the origins of Franco's Italian Army.

3_immaculate_reception.mp3
Clip taken from oral history conducted with Al Vento and Al Vento, Jr. In this oral history clip, Al Vento recounts the army's deployment of its corno during the Immaculate Reception.

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.

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An image of Angela Pasquale in a travel suit of her own design. This photograph of Pasquale was taken in an Italian photo studio shortly before she immigrated to Pittsburgh in 1957.

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…

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…

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.
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