February 26, 1947. Letter from Angelo Fruttauro to Giuseppina Vivo

Title

February 26, 1947. Letter from Angelo Fruttauro to Giuseppina Vivo

Subject

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

Description

Angelo writes a very affectionate letter to his “carissima nonna” In the six-page letter, he speaks about his health and an uncle’s health. He discourages her to go to America based on the newspaper article about what happened to the ship that was directed to the U.S. with the wives of allies. There were horrible weather conditions that caused them many hardships. He recommends that she wait for better weather.

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

1947-02-26

Contributor

Ilaria Serra

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 26, 1947. Letter from Angelo Fruttauro to Giuseppina Vivo,” Italian-American Memories: Documentary Archive, accessed September 23, 2021, https://itamm.omeka.net/items/show/305.