The story of the Zaccardelli's quest for the American dream is one fortified with generations of demonstrated persistence and determination. Ilvio Zaccardelli is one of five brothers born in the small village of Goriano Sicoli in southern Abruzzo. He and the rest of his siblings followed the lead of their uncle, Guglielmo Zaccardelli, who came to t...

Si è svolto lo scorso 10 aprile a Philadelphia il primo fundraising di Filitalia International and Foundation per raccogliere fondi per il "Museo della Storia dell'Immigrazione Italiana". L'evento ha avuto luogo al prestigioso Pyramid Club, dove i circa 200 invitati intervenuti si sono trovati di fronte ad una veduta spettacolare della città dell'a...

The 86th Annual Feast of San Gennaro, New York City's longest-running, biggest and most revered religious outdoor festival, will take place Thursday, September 13 through Sunday, September 23, 2012, on the streets of historic Little Italy, the lower Manhattan neighborhood which served as the first home in America for hundreds of thousands of Italia...

Inside each of us is at least one great story. The challenge is to put pen to paper — or fingers to keyboard — and write it. In 2009, after a 20-year career that included marketing, event planning, AIDS activism, and serving as deputy mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey, Laurie Fabiano self-published Elizabeth Street, a novel about her Italian immigrant f...

Although Italian immigration to the United States peaked between 1900 and 1914, Italians could be found in New Jersey as early as 1800. These early immigrants were mostly from the northern part of Italy. One of the first Italian immigrants to settle in New Jersey, Giovanni Battista Sartori, settled in Trenton and founded the first spaghetti factory...

"Via da noi - Italiani ma in America" è il titolo del libro di Elena Attala Perazzini che è stato presentato lo scorso 4 ottobre alla libreria Coop del Centro Leonardo di Imola. In 400 pagine vengono raccontate dodici storie di chi ha deciso di partire seguendo l'impulso universale che spinge a cercare "altro" altrove, a non accontentarsi o a non r...

SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 (06:30 PM). Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011. Book Presentation: AN UNLIKELY UNION (The Love-Hate Story of New York's Irish and Italians)In collaboration with NYU Glucksman Ireland House, Featuring a musical performance by fiddler Tony DeMarco.   An Unlikely U...

di Eva Cabras   Alla fine del 1800, milioni di italiani hanno lasciato il proprio paese per andare acercare fortuna negli Stati Uniti, tentando di accaparrarsi una fetta del glorioso sogno americano. Nel bagaglio culturale dei primi emigranti trovava posto una fiorentetradizione musicale genuinamente italiana, che ha finito per riversarsi ne...

November 8-9 Loyola University Chicago The conference invites 20-30 minute papers that look at the late 19th and 20th century Italian immigration, with an emphasis on Chicago and the Midwest. Presentations may be given from the viewpoint of ethnic studies, urban and cultural history, literature and language, theology, and the sociology of religion...

by Catherine Accardi   The role of Italian Americans in the development and preservation of San Francisco's Italian character dates back to the earliest days when thousands of Italian immigrants arrived in the Bay Area beginning in the mid 1800s and continuing through the 1940s. As a matter of fact, April 18th marked the 109th anniversary o...