Bob Skole was a journalist with the weekly newpaper, The Italian News from 1951 to 1956. In this video he recalls interviewing famous Italian-Americans like singer Tony Bennett and the Defense Secretary for the Sacco and Vencetti trial.
This is the first in a series of interviews with Charlie Coppola and Sam Viscione about growing up in Boston’s North End. In this video, Charlie and Sam discuss their first jobs and the money saving ways of their mother’s.
John Tosi was born and raised in the Italian section of Roxbury, MA, but spent his adult years living on-and-off in the North End. In this video he talks about his childhood and the loss of industry in the North End and South Boston during the 1960s and 1970s.
On June 22, 2013 North End Stories founder Jeanne Dasaro curated and hosted a pop-up Italian-American cultural museum to highlight the Italian heritage in Boston’s North End. Below are photos from the event as well as a video. The project was made possible by a grant from The Boston Foundation’s new initiative, Expressing Boston. Through ExpressingBoston, the Foundation …
Antonetta Bonaffine is 96 years old. She was born and raised in the North End. In this video she discusses neighborhood festivals and visiting the North End beach which is where North End Pool is currently located.
Frank Imbergamo was born and raised in the North End of Boston. In this video, Frank talks about the North End of his childhood and participating with the North End Athletic Association.