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(USA) “Explorers Emigrants Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian American Experience.”

In Celebration of Italian Heritage & Culture Month
 
The Italian Club
Of
Westchester Community College
 
Presents
 
Presentation of the Library of Congress-Anniversary book and lecture:
“Explorers Emigrants Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian American Experience.”
 
 Co-Author and Guest Speaker Dr. Mario B. Mignone
SUNY Distinguished Service Professor at Stony Brook University
And Editor of Forum Italicum
 
For the first time Italian-American history is seen through the collections of the Library of Congress. The book, co-authored by an Italian (Antonio Canovi) and an Italian-American ( Mario B. Mignone), contains over 500 images ranging from the first map ever using the name “America” to the portraits of Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe from Look magazine. These images show the diversity of Italian-Americans themselves and of the lives they led in the United States. A book not only for Italian-Americans who cherish their heritage but also for Italian-American history enthusiast and people interested in Italian culture.
 
 
 Saturday, October 19, 2013
3:00 P.M.
 
Davis Auditorium (Parking Lot 1)
Gateway Center,
 
Westchester Community College
75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla NY, 10595
914-606-5635
 
Admission: FREE
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Tiziano Thomas Dossena, Leonardo Campanile, LindaAnn LoSchiavo, and Dominic Campanile

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