Let’s have a game of tag – answer the questions and tag another blogger…

Thanks to Mandyevebarett's Blog for including me in this game of tag- here goes... What is the working title of your book? ‘A Girl from the Hill:  My Mother’s Journey from Italian Girl to American Woman” Where did the idea come from for the book? My mother has been taking down her memories for years, …

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Intolerance Towards Italian Americans- the Life Lessons of Us vs. Them

An amazing story of how intolerance ingrained within our nation's roots - even for Italian Americans.  I never knew about the New Orleans mass lynching of Italian Americans in 1851.  I don't want to spread negativity but it's important to understand these actions and beliefs from the past to help us frame the present and make …

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The Italian American Historical Society of Rhode Island

The Italian American Historical Society provides information and entertainment about the Italian American heritage and culture in Rhode Island .  There is more to Rhode Island Italians than Federal Hill and Providence and the society sheds light on it all. They sponsor wonderful events, provide scholarships and are a very active with all things Italian.http://www.iahsofri.org/ Related articles …

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A Girl from the Hill – Where it All Began

Once upon a time there was a skinny little olive-skinned girl with the big dark eyes and long, straight, chestnut hair. Dahlia Lydia Fiore was born in Burrillville, Rhode Island on the Fourth of July in 1924, the eighth of eight children - four boys, four girls. Her father Giovanni came to Providence, Rhode Island, …

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