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Title Dante Benedetti Interview
Author Bendetti, Dante Giseppe
Date 24 Apr-18 Aug 1999
Document Type Personal Account; Photograph
Publisher Information Telegraph Hill Dwellers
Reference IHRC3412, Box 1
Library / Archive Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota
Collection Name Telegraph Hill Dwellers Oral Histories Collection, 1979-1980
Description Dante Bendetti recalls Italina-American life in San Francisco's North beach from the 1920s to the 1950s.
Series Description The interviews are part of a project undertaken by the Bancroft Library's Regional Oral History Program, University of California, Berkeley in 1993-1996 to document the experiences of Italian Americans from San Francisco's North Beach District. The interviews were transcribed and edited by volunteers from the Telegraph Hill Dwellers' Oral History Project.
Biographical Note / History Telegraph Hill Dwellers is a non-profit organization founded in 1954 to "perpetuate the historic traditions of San Francisco's Telegraph Hill and to represent the community interests of its residents and property owners".
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Italy
Country (to) United States of America
Places Lucca, Italy
Ports San Francisco, California, United States
Nationality Italian; Italian-America; European; Chinese; Mexican; Irish; Asian
People Tomaselli, Audrey; Sattor, Johnny; Figoni, John
Keywords imemigrant, immigration, holidays and celebrations, family, family records, biography, restaurant, prohibition, alcohol, unmarried, wine, business, occupation, employment, timber, industry, citizenship, discrimination, First World War, commerce, trade, sport, finance, furniture, living conditions, education, coal, food, rent, racism, conflict, clubs, languages, children, automobile, friendship, national identity, social life, women, economics, police, commodities, burial and graves
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Immigration History Research Center Archives catalogue.
Catalogue Link Immigration History Research Center Archives Catalogue
Language English
Copyright Reproduced by kind permission of the Telegraph Hill Dwellers, San Francisco, California