Italian immigrants subject of talk by expert from Auburn's Seward House Museum

May 04, 2015 773

Andrew Roblee, facilities manager at Auburn's Seward House Museum, will present "Italians in the American Civil War" at 7 p.m. Monday, May 4, at Fr. Nacca Hall at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 301 Clark St. Auburn. This exploratory discussion will traverse the cultural landscape of 19th century America that immigrants from the Italian peninsula had to negotiate. 

Using primary sources from the archives of the Seward House Museum, Roblee will talk about William Seward's role preparing for and encouraging immigration and supporting immigrant integration into American culture through commerce and education.

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