This document is a summary of an interview with Katherine Torreano O'Neill and Catherine Fausone Opal. Topics include her family background in Italy, her father's tavern, speaking Italian, music, education, food, Italian-language newspapers, Italian American societies, the Italian community in the Calumet-Laurium area, Saint Mary's Catholic Church, entertainment, food, old medical remedies, midwives, holidays, the strike, prominent Italians in the Upper Peninsula, and the Knights of Romulus.
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