Who Was Marchesa Minucci?

Mar 31, 2014 930

By Don Rittner

On top of a box in the attic of an unused building in Albany lay a photograph of a beautiful Italian woman. Looking through the box I found newspaper accounts, and a photo album, more photos of this beautiful woman who, by her photos, appeared to be an actress or singer around the turn of the 20th century. But who was this "Marquaza" as she was known.

The attic of the building is filled with boxes such as the one above and rows and rows of VHS tapes, newspaper, books and other documents all relating to the early Italian history of America.

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Source: http://blog.timesunion.com

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