This is a summary of the Anne Alfonso interview, not a transcript. Alfonso discusses such topics as life in Italy, the Italian community in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, local businesses, why her family came to the United States, Catholic schools and parishes in Sault Sainte Marie, learning English, food, the Depression, movies, American culture versus Italian culture, and education.
Permission to publish the Anne S. Alfonso Interview Summary (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project), must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, email@example.com. The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.