Let's go back to the topic of regional emigration and after Sicily, Abruzzo and Puglia, this time we talk about the emigration from Lucania (Basilicata) to America. We do this thanks to a documentary produced and realized, with the contribution of the Basilicata Region, by a young talented Lucanian, Ileana Disabato, whom we thank and to whom we giv...

Italians and Italian Americans have played an instrumental role in the development of Los Angeles as one of the world’s greatest metropolises, yet the history of Italians in the region is largely unknown. Though Los Angeles is home to the nation’s fifth-largest Italian population today, and the Italian presence in the American West predates the nat...

E’ un grande amico dell’associazione “Ragusani nel Mondo” ma è soprattutto un grande amico dei ragusani perché da vero e proprio mecenate della cultura iblea negli States, ha sempre favorito e promosso esibizioni artistiche di numerosi artisti ragusani. E’ la storia dell’avvocasto Giuseppe Rollo, nato a Ferla nel 1957 ma con nonno ragusano. Dopo la...

Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’! The Delta – an area filled with folks from all walks of life. The rich Delta soil has been home to folks who came from far away to begin a new life for their families. Many can point back to several generations and can also pinpoint their beginnings across the ocean in tiny Italian villages. In the late 1800s, they came...

In one of our most moving You Are There exhibits to date, talk to Italian prisoners of war in the chapel they built at Camp Atterbury – their home away from home. In 1943, approximately 3,000 Italian POWs were held at Atterbury during World War II. That it held prisoners of war is surprising to many, but the legacy of this time period lives on as p...

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day have come and gone, and many friends and family members posted photos honoring their parents, as did I. As a genealogist, I can tell from the photos people posted just how well they have preserved their photo collections. Some people have 20 clear sharp images of themselves with their father or mother over a range of y...

Il progetto intende rivalutare il territorio e promuovere un’azione di promozione internazionale della propria offerta formativa, linguistica e culturale rivolta ai giovani discendenti di umbri emigrati e residenti all'estero, che permetta di mantenere e ricreare i legami con la propria terra d’origine, offrendo un’opportunità per un loro eventuale...

Due grandi iniziative di concerto tra i Comuni di Castelluccio Inferiore e Ruvo del Monte ED IL Museo dell'Emigrazione Lucana, per guardare dentro le storie di emigrazione attraverso la valorizzazione di nuovi personaggi da segnalare al Museo. La volontà di parlare di emigrazione è pari a quella di capire cosa c'è dietro i nuovi flussi immigratori...

Da New York alla Sicilia: la scrittrice italo-americana Annie Rachele Lanzilotto sta ripercorrendo, nella nostra regione, gran parte dei luoghi di nascita delle 24 emigrate siciliane che persero la vita nel rogo della fabbrica Triangle il 25 marzo 1911 a New York; quando le fiamme si portarono via sogni e speranze di queste donne coraggiose che ave...

San Francisco has always been an important location for the Italian emigration. History is mixed with innovation, and both tell the story of how Italian hard work and creativity are rewarded by the entrepreneurial spirit that finds a perfect welcome in San Francisco and its surroundings. Consul Lorenzo Ortona heads the Italian Consulate General in...