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  • Tags: Little Italy

Dark liquid (presumably alcohol) in a glass jar. Mike Fisk found it while digging in Omaha. Unknown if it is from the Prohibition era.

The woman featured in the photograph was the one who raised the money in order to fund the statue of Santa Lucia, used for the Santa Lucia Festival in the early 1920s. The statue is kept in the Santa Lucia Catholic Church.

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In the late 1890s, Chuck's great-grandparents came from Carlentini. They worked as bakers in the Little Italy community in Omaha.

A story by Maggie Tunning in The Encounter Magazine from the September/October 2008 issue. It discusses Little Italy in Omaha, its history and its future.

Certificate of Naturalization for Angela Brogna, from August 17, 1942. Former nationality was Italian. Angela was 56.

Photographs of Biaggio Laguzza (1887-1983) and Salvatore Laguzza (1894-1915) with biographical information.

Invoice from Sortino Bros. wholesale fruits and vegetables to Carl Laggzza. Located in Omaha.

A scan of a copy of the Santa Lucia song in Italian, sung at the Santa Lucia Festival in Little Italy, Omaha.

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Copy of Ship's Manifest. Ship was the S. S. Barbarossa and is the second photograph. It sailed from Naples in 1900. Salvatore Monaco was a passenger who settled in Omaha, he is Pam Rowland's grandfather. They were both from Carlentini. Third…

Photograph of the inside of Salvatore and Concetta Monaco's store on 9th and Pierce in Little Italy Omaha. They both came over from Carlentini Italy.
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