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Getting the Boot: Italian Genealogy Websites and Books

By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack Premium
Organizations and Web sites for Italian genealogy and culture:

American Italian Heritage Association,

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Box 3136, Albany, NY 12203. Publishes American Italian Heritage Digest.

Italian Genealogical Group,

Box 626, Bethpage, NY 11714. <www.italiangen.org>. Publishes Newsletter.

Italian Genealogical Society of America,

Box 8571, Cranston, Rl 02920, <users.l0a.com/~del2jdcd/igsa.html>. Publishes Lo Specchio.

D’addezio.com

<www.daddezio.com/italgen.html>

My Italian Family

<www.myitalianfamily.com>. A network of researchers in Italy and America.

National Italian American Foundation,

1860 19th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009, <www.niaf.org>. Publishes Ambassador and Newsletter.

Pursuing Our Italian Names Together,

Box 14966, Las Vegas, NV 89114, <members.aol.com/pointhompg/home.htm>. Publishes Pointers.

Italy WorldGenWeb

<www.rootsweb.com/~itawgw/index.html>

Italian Genealogy Online

<www.angelfire.com/0k3/pearlsofwisdom>

Italian Genealogy Home Page

<www.italgen.com>

ltalianAncestry.com

<www.ltalianAncestry.com>

Italian Genealogy Mailing Lists

<www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-ita.html>

English-Italian Java Dictionary

<www.freedict.com/onldict/ita.html>

R-O-Matic Italian-English Dictionary

<www.aromatic.com/itaeng>

Italy Maps

<www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/italy.html>

Virtual Italia <www.virtualitalia.com>

Made in Italy <www.made-in-italy.com/>

On the bookshelf

These social histories will give you a glimpse into the culture and customs of Italian-Americans:

Blood of My Blood: The Dilemma of the Italian-Americans by Richard Gambino (Guernica Editions)

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Italian-American Folklore by Frances M. Malpezzi and William M. Clements (August House Publishers)

La Storia: Five Centuries of the Italian American Experience by Jerre Mangione and Ben Morreale (Harper-Perennial)

South Italian Folkways in Europe and America: A Handbook for Social Workers, Visiting Nurses, School Teachers and Physicians by Phyllis H. Williams

From the October 2000 issue of Family Tree Magazine

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