North End Stories completes its interview with Charlie Coppola and Sam Viscione in this third part of a series. In this video, the native North Enders talk about the connectedness of the neighborhood in the 1950s. North End Stories is a digital narrative documenting the history of the neighborhood through its people. See more at [...]
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In the second of a series, North End Stories interviews Charlie Coppola and Sam Viscione about growing up in the North End during the 1950s on Sheafe Street. The street was known as being one of the most dense places to live in the country. North End Stories is a digital narrative documenting the history [...]
North End Stories continues its digital narrative talking to Sam Viscione who shares how he and his friends would walk from the North End to Fenway Park each weekend to play baseball and watch the Red Sox play. See all the interviews at NorthEndStories.com.
North End Stories is back recording and documenting the lives of long time North Enders, including the first in a series of interviews with Charlie Coppola and Sam Viscione about growing up in Boston’s North End. In this video, Charlie and Sam discuss their first jobs and the money saving ways of their mother’s. See [...]
Need a hug? Wonder Women of Boston has partnered with a local non-profit clothing company, The D.O.N. Clothing, to spread 10,000 hugs across Boston to raise money for several youth programs. The North End Hug Station will be on Salem Street across from North End Fish Market from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, this Saturday [...]
The digital narrative known as North End Stories adds its latest chapter with a video interview of Tracy Morgan from her apartment on Endicott Street. Tracy reminisces about including visiting her Italian grandparents, the food and the community of the North End. See more at NorthEndStories.com.
The latest addition to the neighborhood people digital narrative, North End Stories, features Dave Rothman who originally owned the Salem Street True Value store, now in the hands of Ken Rothman. In this video, he talks about the North End in the years after World War II. View more from the North End Stories project.
Updated Video: Film Preview for Boston’s North End: America’s Italian Neighborhood; Produced by the North End Historical Society Following a successful preview event, the North End Historical Society provided an updated film trailer with additional footage from the in-progress film documentary, Boston’s North End: America’s Italian Neighborhood. The film is being created from stories of [...]
Video: Film Trailer for Boston’s North End: America’s Italian Neighborhood; Produced by the North End Historical Society The North End Historical Society held a preview event of the in-progress film documentary, Boston’s North End: America’s Italian Neighborhood. The film is being created from stories of the Italian-American community that has called the North End home [...]
North End Stories adds to its growing digital narrative with an interview of Ken Rothman, owner of Salem Street True-Value Hardware reflecting on 40 years in business in Boston’s North End. See more North End Stories.
In 1956, at the age of 5, Rosalba Ursino along with her mother and brother traveled from Calabria, Italy to Boston in the United States. In this video, Rosalba share memories from her first year in the North End, specifically of kindergarten at the Eliot School and a family trip that same summer to Revere [...]
Nick DiCarlo, a 94 year-old lifelong North Ender, looks back with North End Stories in this video about his about his first job in Quincy Market, meeting his wife, and the North End beach. North End Stories is a digital narrative project documenting neighborhood history through the images and videos of its people. See more [...]
North End Stories produces another terrific interview as part of its historical digital narrative project on the North End. In this video, Joe Scrapicchio explains the origins of the North End feasts, a tradition of festivals that immigrants brought over with them from Italy. View more videos and photos at NorthEndStories.com.
Frank Imbergamo was born and raised in the North End of Boston. In this video, Frank shares insights on how changing community interactions have changed the North End. View more at NorthEndStories.com, a digital narrative project.
Frank Imbergamo was born and raised in the North End of Boston. In this video, Frank talks about the North End of his childhood and participating with the North End Athletic Association. View more at NorthEndStories.com, a digital narrative project.
John Tosi was born and raised in the Italian section of Roxbury, MA, but spent his adult years living in the North End. In this video he talks about his childhood and the loss of industry in the North End and South Boston. View more at NorthEndStories.com, a digital narrative project.
North End Stories produces another insightful interview as part of its historical digital narrative project on growing up in the North End. In this video, 94-year-old Nicholas DiCarlo describes the flat on Commercial Street he was born in and touches on why family is so important for Italian-Americans. View more videos and photos at NorthEndStories.com.
Bob Skole is featured in this video by North End Stories, a digital narrative project. Skole talks about the Italian News, an Italian-American newspaper published weekly throughout the 1950s in Boston. He discusses the various campaigns undertaken by the newspaper to lobby on behalf of the North End neighborhood and to dispel stereotypes of Italian-Americans. [...]
North End Stories has released its latest video as part of a developing “digital narrative” project. In this video Corrine Testa, a lifelong North End resident, recalls what it was like growing up in the North End and shares what she and her friends did after school and on the weekends in the 1940s. See [...]
North End Stories posts lifetime North End resident Frank “Bubby Popcorn” Dasaro, now 71 years old, talking about the fisherman in his family, their involvement in the Fisherman’s Feast, and spending time on the family’s fishing boats. View more information on the digital narrative project at NorthEndStories.com.
The latest installment from North End Stories is out! The digital narrative project interviews Antonetta “Antie” Bonaffine, lifelong resident born on Greenough Lane in the North End, 96 years ago. Antie talks about growing up in the neighborhood (60 years on Hull St.), family (7 brothers, 6 sisters), the feasts and swimming from the North [...]
Journalist and North End resident, Bob Skole, is profiled in the latest installment of the digital narrative project, North End Stories. Skole worked for The Italian News, having interviewed Tony Bennett and the Defense Secretary for the Sacco and Vanzetti trial. Check out all the entries at www.NorthEndStories.com.
Jeanne Dasaro of “North End Stories” presented at both NEWNC and NEWRA meetings this month to introduce her oral history project. North End Stories is a digital narrative that aims to collect, preserve, and share the stories of Italian-Americans whose families immigrated to Boston’s North End in the late 19th and early 20th century. Answering [...]