B., Lucrezia (pseudonym)
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Overview The mission of the Ausonia Club was to preserve Italian traditions in America, as well as offer support to the community. This collection includes interviews of the six female Ausonia Club members, as well as two male relatives. For each subject there are audiotapes and transcripts of the interviews, some in Italian with English translations. There is also a small amount of biographical material, correspondence, and photographs.
Dates of Materials: 1965-1987
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection of 18 oral histories on audio cassette tapes, is supplemented by biographical material and photographs (some originals, but mostly reproductions). Five of the interviews have been translated from Italian to English transcriptions. The interviews reveal the life stories of this group of Italian-American women in all their variety, from their experiences as immigrants (including their continuing ties to Italy), to their family responsibilities, education, and above...