From New York to Sicily: Long Lost Cousins Unite

December 1988, Teresa Jeffry and sister, Gina Eshleman took the train down to Sicily in hope to find long lost cousins.

Interview with Nanna ❤️

We talked about Nanna’s family and how she missed Nanno a lot

Emily Lynott and her grandma Joan Laracuente discuss growing up and memories in Oakland, New Jersey

In this interview, conducted on November 24, 2017, Emily Lynott (14) and her grandmother Joan Laracuente (74) talk about early life and friendships in New York, occupations of herself, her parents, and her husband, and memories from her childhood and...

Thanksgiving Listen with Nonna

I interviewed my Nonna, who is my grandmother, on November 25, 2017. I learned about her daily life in Italy, the changes she went through living in the United States, and how she got to where she is today. I...

Family history

In this interview, I asked my aunt about her experiences with family members that I did not have the pleasure of meeting. We discussed stories and characteristics they all had and what they carried on to the later generation.

The legacy

A proud family history of immigrants who came from Sicily, Italy many years ago through Ellis island. Many generations later, this family is still proudly contributing to the prosperity of America.