University of Minnesota

Italian Immigration to Michigan's Upper Peninsula Oral History Project, Records

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Italian Immigration to Michigan's Upper Peninsula Oral History Project.
Dates: 1900-1986
Abstract: Collection consists of tape-recorded oral history interviews of over 150 Italian Americans from Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Interviews cover a broad range of topics including mining a work, business, Italian organizations, women, folklore, farming, and community life. Some of the informants are from Northern Wisconsin (especially Hurley) and southern Ontario, Canada (especially Sault Ste. Marie).
Quantity: 150 tape cassettes.
Language: Mainly in English; some are in Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC1429

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Interviews were conducted under the auspices of the Center for Oral History, Northern Michigan University from 1982 to 1986. Most of the informants were interviewed by Russell Magnaghi, Prof. of History at NMU.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Italian Immigration to Michigan's Upper Peninsula Oral History Project collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Italian Immigration to Michigan's Upper Peninsula Oral History Project collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

For further information regrading the copyright, please contact the IHRC.


CITE AS

The Italian Immigration to Michigan's Upper Peninsula Oral History Project Records, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian American business enterprises.
Italian Americans--Societies, etc.
Italian Americans--Michigan--Upper Peninsula.
Italian Americans--Wisconsin--Hurley.
Italians--Ontario--Sault Ste. Marie.

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