This document contains a list of topics discussed by Ercole Barsotti as well as a partial, inaccurate transcript and some hand-written notes from the interview. Barsotti discusses his family background, how they came to Calumet, their family business and other Italian-owned businesses in the area, other ethnic groups in the area, ethnic newspapers, dramatic societies, the Calumet city council, the Quillo and Coppo families, Columbus Day, and making cigars.
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