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Italian Genealogy
Il Circolo Calabrese
Italian Genealogical Group
Italian Genealogical Society of America
Italian Genealogy Online
POINT - Pursuing Our Italian Names Together
Radici - Italian Genealogy Webclub

Family Search
Family Tree Magazine
Ellis Island Records
National Archives
Searching with Stephen Morse
Social Security Death Index
U.S. Census
Merchant Marines
Treasure Maps - Genealogy/Family Tree How-To
Cyndi’s List
103 Ships Project
Manifest Markings
Ship Manifest Extract Forms
They Came by Ship - For Calitrani Immigrants

Cultural Studies
H-Itam  - H-ItAm Italian-American Studies is a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-ItAm provides an interactive network/forum for scholars and activists relating to the Italian American Experience, and more generally, the ethnic culture of the Italian dispora worldwide.

Italian Folklore
Fabrisia's Boschetto - Basic information on Stregheria, or Italian witchcraft, including background on deities, beliefs, folklore, history, charms, ethics, traditions, and festivals.

Alinari - Established in Florence in 1852, Fratelli Alinari is the world oldest firm operating in the field of photography, that is in the fundamental sector of images and communication. The history of Alinari coincides with the very history of photography: the activity of the dynasty of Alinari photographers is at the heart of the huge photographic heritage housed in the present Alinari Archives. 2500 images, 150 years of history.

Sculpture  - Extensive collection of Italian sculpture organized by period, artist and city.

Italian Bicycles

How the Other Half Lives - Studies among the tenements of New York.
Tenement Museum

Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans

Mount Carmel & Queen of Heaven Cemeteries, Hillside, Illinois click here

Comune di Tito, Basilicata
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Transcribed Vital Records of Italian Towns click here

Italian Surname Distribution

How common is your surname? click here

The Italian-American Funeral: Persistence through Change
Elizabeth Mathias click here

1991 Italian General Census click here

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