Italian immigrants

Today, Pike Place Market is one of Seattle's most popular sites, a must-see for out-of-town visitors. Known as the city's neighborhood marketplace, it offers an amazing array of fresh, locally produced, top-quality food, goods and handcrafted products

Joe Desimone: From produce farmer to owner of Seattle’s Pike Place Market

Giuseppe “Joe” Desimone was a bear of a man, 6 foot 2 inches tall, 300 pounds. He arrived in America in 1897 from Naples at the age of 18 with 50...
From the left, Consul General Mauro Battocchi and Mayor Marco Doria. DAVIDE PAMBIANCHI / IL SECOLO XIX

A talk with Marco Doria on the past and the future of Genoa and the Genoese Community in the Bay Area

For one week, the Bay Area and the Genoese community had the chance to meet and know Marco Doria, who has been serving as Mayor of Genoa since 2012...
Bernard Titowsky standing in front of storage space on Austin Street, circa 1978. Photo courtesy: Barbara Krysko

Italian-American immigrants framed

Inside the American Tourister suitcase was a historical treasure. Over two hundred items including photographs, two postcards, two photo albums of...
Andarsene Sognando: storia dell’emigrazione italiana attraverso la canzone

Andarsene Sognando: storia dell’emigrazione italiana attraverso la canzone

Lo scorso 11 giugno il complesso culturale Bergamot Station a Santa Monica ha ospitato, presso la galleria d’arte Building Bridges International Art...
St. Joseph Church, New York City

NYC’s Catherine Street & Its Italian American Presence

Waves of Italian immigrants embarked on steamships during the late nineteenth century and arrived on the shores of America to escape from Italy’s...