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Reminiscences of Old Bango Club, by Thomas Dykes Beasley
The idea of the Bango club originated at a meeting held in a room opening out of Mr. Effey's jewelry ... [Read more]

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On a quiet evening in February of 1942, fifty years ago this coming month, Celestina Batistina Loero, my great grandmother, was greeted at the doorstep of her clapboard home on Laguna Street by two agents of the Department of Justice. A native of northern Italy and 78 years of age ..." [More]

Excerpted from Male Notte: The Untold Story of Italian Relocation During World War II by Geoffrey Dunn