WGBH Forum Network; Boston Italians, The
The Boston Italians Steve Puleo, historian Steve Puleo, athor of The Boston Italians: A Story of Pride Perseverance, and Paesani, from the Years of the Great Immigration to the Present Day describes his research and experience of Italian immigration to Boston. Early Italian immigrants to Boston recreated their own neighborhoods in Boston' North End, and battled poverty and discrimination. Drawing from primary documents, oral histories, and his own family background, Puleo examines the lives and accomplishments of Boston's Italians, both historically and today. Steve Puleo is also the author of Dark Tide, the Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919.
More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undigitized item: Request Digitization
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- WGBH Forum Network
- Boston Italians, The
- Program Number
- Series Description
The WGBH Forum Network is an audio and video streaming Website dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in the Greater Boston area. Through this online service thousands of interested people across the world partake of these lectures from the comfort of their home or office at any time they choose. We are proud of the role we serve in our community, of protecting and projecting the public voice; and of informing and inspiring that public voice to foster deeper understanding of and civic engagement in important issues.
- Program Description
THE BOSTON ITALIANS STEVE PULEO, HISTORIAN
STEVE PULEO, ATHOR OF THE BOSTON ITALIANS: A STORY OF PRIDE PERSEVERANCE, AND PAESANI, FROM THE YEARS OF THE GREAT IMMIGRATION TO THE PRESENT DAY DESCRIBES HIS RESEARCH AND EXPERIENCE OF ITALIAN IMMIGRATION TO BOSTON. EARLY ITALIAN IMMIGRANTS TO BOSTON RECREATED THEIR OWN NEIGHBORHOODS IN BOSTON' NORTH END, AND BATTLED POVERTY AND DISCRIMINATION. DRAWING FROM PRIMARY DOCUMENTS, ORAL HISTORIES, AND HIS OWN FAMILY BACKGROUND, PULEO EXAMINES THE LIVES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF BOSTON'S ITALIANS, BOTH HISTORICALLY AND TODAY. STEVE PULEO IS ALSO THE AUTHOR OF DARK TIDE, THE GREAT BOSTON MOLASSES FLOOD OF 1919.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Event Coverage
- Chicago: “WGBH Forum Network; Boston Italians, The,” 05/01/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DAE8C5E607154EDAA9F8E78F7382A4B2.
- MLA: “WGBH Forum Network; Boston Italians, The.” 05/01/2007. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DAE8C5E607154EDAA9F8E78F7382A4B2>.
- APA: WGBH Forum Network; Boston Italians, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DAE8C5E607154EDAA9F8E78F7382A4B2