my first great thanksgiving

talked about our italian family and our relatives

“My spirituality is very important.” Maria Perez & Troy Salthouse (Grandmother & Grandson)

Maria talks about her childhood in Boston in an Italian family. She talks about growing up in church, and what her spirituality means to her today.

The Wine Bottle Story

My great aunt Rita tells the story about the wine bottle she keeps in her living room

Interview with Grandma

An interview conducted with my grandma who is of Italian heritage.

Real Immagration

We talked about my grandma’s family’s immigration story. We wen trebly in-depth into the Italian side of the family.

Sandra Close History, by Decho Angeloff (The Great Thanksgiving Listen)

Sandra Close of Rio Dell, California shares stories about her family heritage from Italy, and how they immigrated to America. She also reveales experiences she had throughout her childhood, and adult life, opening a window into her life.

Reflecting on the past 96 years.

This is an interview with my Grandma, Yolanda Costa, on her 96th birthday. She grew up in Greenpoint, New York. She was one of 11 children in a large Catholic family. She was married to her husband, Joseph Costa for...

The Train that will not stop

This is part 1 of 2 of the project. This part of the interview is of my grandfather and his past in which I had almost no idea about. How he made it from his childhood to now and what...

Common Ground Tacony: Janice Monzo-Perry

This week I interview my cousin Janice Monzo who is originally from South Philadelphia 5th & Dudley Sts, but worked all over the city with the Salvation Army for 34 years. While working for the Salvation Army Janice's job was...

Seasons Greetings From My Big Italian Family

The holidays are a time for family. In my family, the holidays mean there is enough food and love to go around to everyone. This interview with my grandmother, Jo-Ann Tuzzolino, gives a little insight into this.

Italian-American Family in 1950’s Detroit

Marilyn Davidson shares stories of growing up in her low-income Italian-American family in Detroit.

A Talk with Granny-O

Interviewing my grandmother about her life and growing up in a large Italian family in Newark.