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Italian Settlement at Venice, Alberta

Month 2 Year 8 Volume 3

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The first settlers of Venice arrived in North America in 1911. The small group landed at New York harbour from northem Italy and spent a brief period of time working on the railroads in Boston. Moving west with the wave of immigrants, the group of young men settled in Kansas for a year, where they worked in the coal mines.

L'articolo descrive la storia del borgo Venice, fondato da un gruppo di italiani che arrivati in un primo momento a New York, arrivarono in Edmonton per lavorare nella ferrovia. Con lo scoppio della 1ma guerra mondiale a questo gruppo venne dato due scelte: entrare nell'esercito o diventare coltivatori diretti. Angelo de Angelis, un ingegnere italiano, raggiunse con dei compatrioti un borgo. Joe Bilotto, per ricordarsi della sua Venezia, lo chiam? Venice.


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