Celebrating Italian-Americans: Fiorello La Guardia
Sep 22, 2021359
Thursday, October 14, 2021. 6:00pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time. Large Meeting Room, Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams Ave, Lewes, DE. La Guardia was the first Italian-American elected to Congress  and to the mayoralty of NYC  during a time when hyphenated Americans were regarded with hostility and discriminated against.
How did La Guardia’s ethnicity shape his values, character, and rise to power? Join us for a presentation by Jo-Ann Vega, proud Italian-American, who has designed and delivered well-received ancestry and history programs at the library. Jo-Ann has 30 years of experience making presentations to business, community, and academic groups.