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Collection Details


Collection Name: Italian Americans Project
Repository Name: University of Illinois, Springfield. Archives/Special Collections. Oral History Collections [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Dates Spanned: 1972-1972
Description: Members of the Italian-American community of Springfield and other towns in central Illinois discuss their families' emigration from Italy and Sicily, working in area coal mines, prohibition and bootlegging, social and family life, and the Catholic Church.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 9
Broad Subjects: Industry and Labor; Ethnic groups; Economics
ASP Subjects: Catholic Church; Coal mines and mining; Coal--Illinois; Community; History; Illinois; Illinois--History; Italian Americans; Italian Americans--Illinois; Local history; Oral history; Prohibition, 1919-1933; Prohibition--United States; Temperance--United States; United States
Collection Code: OHC0000409