February 10, 1947. Letter from Angelo Fruttauro to Giuseppina Vivo

Title

February 10, 1947. Letter from Angelo Fruttauro to Giuseppina Vivo

Subject

Italy -- Emigration and immigration -- History, Italian letters, Italians -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Description

Angelo talks about making sure nonna takes care of herself better. He wants to dance and sing with her again. He asks her how she feels being distant from family. Angelo mentions Antonio is heading back to Genova. He wishes to see Antonio and wishes he made time to stop by and say hello. He also asks if his grandmother received previous letters. He informs her that he received the cigerettes but his mother won't let him smoke them. He eventually wants to quit smoking. Some streets are blocked. Angelo is due for a physical exam for conscription into the military. He doesn't want to go and is trying to postpone it. He sends regards to everyone.

Creator

Angelo Fruttauro

Source

John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, City University of New York

Publisher

John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, City University of New York

Date

1947-02-10

Contributor

Ryan Hauslinger

Rights

John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, City University of New York

Format

Paper

Language

it

Type

Letter

Coverage

La Spezia,IT

Citation

Angelo Fruttauro, “February 10, 1947. Letter from Angelo Fruttauro to Giuseppina Vivo,” Italian-American Memories: Documentary Archive, accessed September 18, 2021, https://itamm.omeka.net/items/show/292.