Emigration memorabilia

This year Italy is celebrating 150 years since the nation became united.  Sora is planning an exhibition and one of the themes is EMIGRATION.  As I am in charge of that theme I am asking readers if they are prepared to loan any memorabilia for the exhibition.  I am looking for steamer tickets, passports or … Continue reading

An emotional reunion

She arrived alone from the USA with the hope of meeting living relatives.  Her Grandfather emigrated from Sora in 1922 and she knew that most, if not all of his siblings also left Italy. I had done the preliminary search and knew the location of the house where her family had lived in 1865 and … Continue reading