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Title Notes on the Oral History of Giovanna Yozzo
Author Yozzo, Giovanna
Date 1979
Document Type Personal Account
Reference IHRC1106, Box 1
Library / Archive Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota
Collection Name Italians in Dobbs Ferry Oral History Collection
Description Notes transcribing the key points of an oral history with Giovanna, who was deeply religious. Recalls being taken home to Italy for an operation, because there were no Italian doctors in America. These notes also touch upon the immigration of Italians to Brazil in the early twentieth century, where they experienced "a kind of slavery".
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Italy
Country (to) United States of America; Brazil
Places Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States; Torre di Ruggiero, Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy
Nationality Italian; European; Italian-American
Keywords imemigrant, immigration, female emigration, emigration, marriage, health and sickness, influenza, religion, Catholicism, societies, broadcasting
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
Document(s) linked to Interview with Frank Yozzo [Part 1]
Interview with Frank Yozzo [Part 2]
Interview with Giovanna Yozzo
Copyright Reproduced by kind permission of the Dobbs Ferry Historical Society, Dobbs Ferry, New York.