This document is a transcript of an interview with Bernice Lorenzetti, Blanche Girardi, Georgia Lucchesi, and Lin and Ann Marcheschi. It is not an exact transcript. Words and phrases are missing in many sentences. Topics include when their parents came to the United States, where they were from in Italy, World War I, mining, the Depression, working in factories, Ellis Island, boarding houses, bootlegging and moonshine, Italian-owned businesses, Italian-American societies, theater, food, and strikes.
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