Italian-Americans in CT in the 1920s

Aug 07, 2019 180

Italian-Americans in CT in the 1920s: Wednesday, 8/14, at 2 p.m. Avon Public Library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon, CT 06001. Presented by Dr. Rafaele Fierro, History and Political Science Professor at Tunxis, and part of the Civic Engagement Institute on campus.

Dr. Fierro will use the 1920 Census to share the stories of criminal activity (non-Mob related) within Connecticut. At one point, 32- of the prisoners in the Wethersfield prison were Italian. Why was this? Refreshments provided by the Prince Thomas of Savoy Italian Club.

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