By Cookie Curci   The Statue of Liberty stands 151 feet, 1 inch high and weighs 225 tons. The length of her right arm is 42 feet long, her hand 16 feet 5 inches long. Her facial features include a prominent nose that measures 4 feet, 6 inches set between eyes 2 feet 6 inches in width.   Standing on her concrete pedestal base, she rise...

By Rick Shrum For a half-century, click America was a land of opportunity for people in Italy. Many had been impoverished and/or suppressed politically in their homeland, cialis and envisioned sunnier times across the Atlantic. "My grandparents were among the four million Italians who left for the United States between 1880 to 1930," Tina Calabro...

  WTI Magazine #11    2014 Jan, 3Author : Paolo Battaglia      Translation by:     December 21, 1937 - Disney's "Snow White" premieres in Los Angeles, CaliforniaAdriana Caselotti was the voice of Snow White in the 1937 Disney movie. The clear purity of her singing virtually defined one of the most famous...

Italian influence on American history can be traced back to Christopher Columbus and Americo Vespucci. The Founding Fathers, especially Jefferson and Franklin, were familiar with the Italian language and culture and with Roman history. Jefferson was a supporter of Filippo Mazzei and encouraged him in the early 1770s to bring Italian vintners to Vir...

By Gina Biancardi   Are you one of the 175,000 Italian-Americans living on Staten Island? Whether you consider yourself "Italian-American" or "American-Italian" or simply American with some traces of Italian ancestors, I wonder what significance being "Italian" has to you and to your family.   For me, as a first-generation Italia...

by Riccardo Chioni Il villaggio di Millbrook nel Upstate New York ha inaugurato il Museum in the Street, il primo che racconta la storia dell'immigrazione in lingua inglese e italiana attraverso 29 pannelli disseminati in strade e parchi per promuovere il proprio senso di identità storica e tramandarla alle future generazioni. Alla cerimonia del...

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 peninsul...

These days, there are a few remnants of the Italian influx that surged to Harrison Street west of downtown Elkhart starting in the early 1900s. There's Michael's, the eatery at the corner of Harrison and Sixth streets that, for 55 years, has served up Italian fare. There's Siciliano's, formerly another Italian restaurant, now a liquor store....

All Joseph DiTrapani knew about his family was that they came from Palermo so it was a challenge for the genealogical firm, My Italian Family to research the lineage of this former OSIA president and current president of the Sons of Italy Foundation®.   In big Italian cities like Palermo, researchers must contend with a byzantine and illogic...

by Simone Bertollini   Negli Stati Uniti, la stragrande maggioranza dei visti immigrante (Green Card) sono concessi a membri familiari di cittadini americani. La procedura è quella del ricongiungimento familiare (o, in gergo, "atto di richiamo").   Si può essere sponsorizzati solo dai membri familiari più stretti, che sono divisi in 5...