Community People Photos & Videos

North End Stories: Rosalba Ursino from Calabria and Her First Year in the North End

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 Read More…

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North End Stories: Nick DiCarlo Looks Back on His First Job, Meeting His Wife and the North End Beach

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 Read More…

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North End Stories: Joe Scrapicchio Talks About the Origins of the Feasts

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.

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North End Stories: Frank Imbergamo Talks About His North End Childhood

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.

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North End Stories: John Tosi Talks About His Childhood and the Loss of Industry in the North End and South Boston

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.

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North End Stories: Nicholas DiCarlo Talks About Living on Commercial St. in the 1920s

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.

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North End Stories Features 1950s “Italian News” Reporter, Bob Skole

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. Read More…

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North End Stories Features Corrine Testa and the North End 1940s

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 Read More…

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North End Stories Interviews Frank Dasaro about Family Traditions in a Fisherman’s Family

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.

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North End Stories Publishes Video Interview With Antonetta “Antie” Bonaffine

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 Read More…

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Journalist Bob Skole in Video Profile by North End Stories

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.