During March 2020 the Jean Lafitte facility of National Park Service of New Orleans is presenting information on the Sicilian Migration into New Orleans.

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Mimosa

After World War II, on March 8, 1945, the first women’s day was celebrated in Italy.

1946 saw the first appearance of its symbol, the mimosa, which blooms between February and March.

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Lake Village Italian immigrants

In 1895 Austin Corbin, a New York banker and land developer, working with immigration officials, brought 100 families from north central Italy to grow cotton at Sunnyside, a plantation located between the Mississippi river and lake Chicot.
Many of them were subject to peonage.

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Nina & Pinta in Biloxi Mississippi

Members of the Gulf Coast Italian American Cultural Society tour the Nina & Pinta in Biloxi Mississippi

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Vatican Allows Scholars Access To Archives Of Pope Pius XII.

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