by Lavinia Pisani   "No Italians Need Apply" was the sign that Louis Rossetto's grandparents had to read when they first moved to New York City from Bollengo, Piedmont, at the turn of the 20th century. The founder of Wired magazine is a son of Italy.   "My family was a part of the American assimilation story," wrote Rossetto during...

Italians were some of the first European explorers and settlers in California. Religious work and the search for new fishing grounds were initial reasons for Italians to explore what later became the thirty-first state, but their reasons for staying, expanded after arriving in California.   Though we often associate Italians in California wi...

Verrà presentata domani a Napoli la Missione Internazionale 2013 che impegnerà l'ASMEF - Associazione Mezzogiorno E Futuro presieduta da Salvo Iavarone - a New York dal 10 al 17 ottobre in occasione del Columbus Day.   La missione, promossa nell'ambito della VIII edizione della rassegna "Giornate dell'Emigrazione", sarà anche occasione per p...

di Ilaria Calabrò   Per la prima volta in Calabria arriva il nuovissimo progetto nato dall'incontro di tre fra gli interpreti più significativi della scena musicale nazionale contemporanea: la voce suggestiva e ipnotica di Emidio Clementi, fondatore dei Massimo Volume, si intreccia alle note della chitarra e del synth di Corrado Nuccini unen...

  WTI Magazine #19    2014 Feb, 28Author : Vincent Romano      Translation by:   Taylor Street lies in the shadows of Chicago's Loop. At the turn of the 20th century, a band of tribes from southern Italy (Campania/Napoli, Sicillia/Palermo, Apuglia/Bari, Calabria/Reggio, Bassilicata, Molise, Abruzzi, ...) immigr...

May 31, 2015 - Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:30 PMCasa Italiana - 595 1/2 Third Street NW  - Washington, District of Columbia 20001. The next luncheon of the Abruzzo Molise Heritage Society (AMHS) will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Casa Italiana (595 ½ 3rd Street NW, Washington, DC).   We will hear from Dr. Tyle...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! Welcome to the 82nd issue of our online magazine. It is August, but we don't stop! At the end of July, We the Italians has organized part of the Italian mission of the Kansas Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer and Com...

Many Italians looking to start a new life in America moved to Boston in the 19th and 20th centuries. This video by the The North End Historical Society, tells the personal stories of a few Italians in Boston from the North End.   The first Italian immigrants came in the 1860s from Genoa and settled in a three-block area off Fulton Stree...

Immigrants have had an enormous economic impact on the labor market. Is there still room for them? And, more importantly, will the "window" of opportunity, GDP growth in Europe, provide jobs for foreign workers as well as Italians?   Let's start with the impact they've had so far: over the last decade, according to the OECD, immigrants have...

by Richard DiGiacomo Between 1880 and 1920 Italian immigrants flooded the shores of the New World. The United States was home to many of these new arrivals. Most of the Italian wave was from Sicily and the south of Italy. They came to start a new life in America and wanted to assimilate into their new homeland.   While they held onto their...