This document is a summary of an interview with Carlo and Mary Caliaro. Topics include where Carlo was from in Italy, why he and his uncle came to the United States, bands and entertainment, his family, factories and workplace injuries, farming, learning English, his first impressions of the United States, Italian American societies, Mary's family background, traditional food, lumbering, winemaking, Prohibition, Americanization, holidays, relations with other ethnic groups, and how his surname was changed.
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