This document contains a summary and a very inaccurate transcript of an interview with Janet Barasa Devine. Topics include various local Italian families, her own family background, Italian owned businesses, speaking Italian, religion, school, politics, suicides, mutual aid, and different ethnic groups in Negaunee and Ishpeming.
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