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Mike Biollo

Father Giovanni

Camillo Bridarolli

Mr. & Mrs. Henry

John Camarta

Domenico Chiarello

Joe Fabbri

Mario Grassi

Victor Losa

Filomena Michetti

Mrs. Mamie Meardi

Tony Nimis

Giorgio W. &
Norma Pocaterra

Mr. & Mrs. John

Romano Tedesco &
Mrs. Irma Giacobbo

Angelo Toppano

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Filomena Michetti, after a grueling Atlantic crossing during WWI, did not have a great early impression of life in this new country.  

First Impressions
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Mrs. Gisella Biollo, daughter of Filomena Michetti, describes early life in the Venice-Hylo area and names some of the other Italian families in the area.

Venetian Life!
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Mrs. Gisella Biollo relates the value that was placed on education, and some of the hardships faced in receiving it in Venice-Hylo's early years.

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