Most of the immigrants went to the cities. New York, Buffalo, Rochester and other cities in the State of New York received large contingents. It must be remembered that immigrants almost always came to join others who had preceded them – a husband, or a father, or an uncle or a friend.   In western New York most of the first immigrants from...

Il presidente del Gei (Gruppo Esponenti Italiani), Lucio Caputo ha dato il benvenuto al ristorante Le Cirque al ministro Cecile Kyenge. Cecile Kyenge ha parlato delle problematiche legate all'immigrazione sottolineando che l'Italia non è un paese razzista, ma manca una informazione corretta con ancora troppi sterotipi legati al fenomeno che devono...

APRIL 29, 2015 (06:00 PM) Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011 Eppur si muove / And Yet It Moves is a series dedicated to Italians in and outside of Italy who give us hope for the future.   Books in comparison:The Country where Anything is Possible and Far from Us A conversation with the author...

Joseph Sciorra, director of academic and cultural programs at Queen College's John D. Calandra Italian American Institute in New York City, presents Embroidered Stories: Interpreting Women's Domestic Needlework from the Italian Diaspora (University Press of Mississippi, 2014), an interdisciplinary collection co-edited with Edvige Giunta that includ...

BATAVIA — When Thomas MacPherson looks at an empty gallery he doesn't see blank walls.He sees a dining room table covered in linen, set with antique china awaiting a Sunday dinner. Or maybe, his grandmother's bedroom arranged with period furniture. And in another area, he's likely to find a living room with a sofa, love seat or the La-Z-Boy recline...

A vital link in Birmingham's history is being told at the city's most iconic landmark. For an exhibition titled "La Storia," Birmingham residents of Italian heritage have ventured into their ancestors' past to relive a time of fierce struggle and unwavering hope, of generations holding on dearly to their faith and values, while overcoming poverty...

The National Italian American Foundation was in Chicago, on January 29, at the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, for a preview of the upcoming two-part documentary series, "The Italian Americans."   Guests at the screening were able to enjoy a taste of the documentary, which reveals how Italian immigrants challenged the notion o...

A grand reopening celebration for the Socialist Labor Party Hall in Barre was held on Sept. 2, 2000. The outpouring of help and enthusiasm from citizens from all walks of life who came to the celebration demonstrates how a modest building with a remarkable history galvanized a group of townspeople both young and old to take pride in the historic pr...

"Gli italiani che hanno fatto l'America" è un argomento che da decenni produce articoli e pubblicazioni in quantità considerevole, che generalmente si soffermano a parlare di personaggi più o meno famosi e che hanno avuto una vita avventurosa. La GRANDE STORIA invece, nei suoi archivi silenziosi e segreti, ha immagazzinato nel tempo innumerevoli p...

di Salvatore Giuffrida   Più di venticinque milioni di italiani lasciarono l'Italia tra il 1861 e il 1960. Un vero e proprio esodo, tra i più grandi della storia, al quale è dedicata Partono i bastimenti, la mostra itinerante che dal 16 aprile al 16 maggio ha fatto tappa a Palermo al teatro Politeama per raccontare il fenomeno dell'emigrazio...