Tag Archives: Italian American

Butte Then and Now

Several weeks ago I received an email newsletter from the Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives that drew me to the Archive’s website. It was there I discovered two memorable quotes describing Butte in the early twentieth century. The town grew on … Continue reading

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Photos from the Past

Several days ago I received a letter from my cousin M who lives in New Mexico. Along with the letter came this copy of old photograph from the early 1900s, a solemn couple standing side by side and holding hands. … Continue reading

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In the Name of Research

It’s official. There’s no turning back. Isn’t that what non-refundable means? As in the purchase of roundtrip airline tickets at the lowest rate possible, as in a deal too good to pass up. Even if we didn’t want to go, … Continue reading

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Remembering Marcella Hazan

Marcella Hazan, the foremost authority on traditional Italian cuisine, recently passed away on September 29, 2013, in Longboat Key, Florida. When she came to St. Louis in February, 1997, for the Art Museum’s “Italian Celebration,” I’d never heard of her. … Continue reading

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