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Italian Pioneers

Italian Pioneers

Coal Branch
Italian Pioneers

Italian Pioneers


Year of the Coal Miner September 2003 - 2004

In order to arrive at numbers of immigrants of Italian origin in these regions, the most important resources are the local history books, as well as books such as Anne (McMullen) Belliveau's Small Moments in Time and Toni Ross's Oh! The Coal Branch. These listings of individuals are only preliminary and more research needs to be done with mine employment records as well as oral history interviews.  

To read about Italian pioneers in the Rockies region of Alberta, click on a Quick Link to take you to one of the following specific areas of the Rockies:


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