This document is a transcript of an interview with Gino Lucchesi. I do not currently have access to the audio version, but it appears to be a full transcript. Topics include his family background in the Keweenaw Peninsula, when his family moved to the United States from Italy, the Italian community in Hancock, livery stables, mining, other ethnic groups in the community, local businesses, school, learning English, the 1913 strike, snow ploughing methods, transportation, his family's gas station, Prohibition, the Works Progress Administration, World War II, and involvement with local politics and Italian American societies.
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
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