The Journey of Italians in America - Lecture and Book Signing with Dr. Vincenza Scarpaci
Thursday, September 24, 7:30 pm at Pasadena Museum of History
Dr. Vincenza Scarpaci presents an illustrated tour of Italian-American communities in her book The Journey of the Italians in America -- a photographic approach towards unraveling the history and legacy of Italians in the United States. Since the beginning of the new Republic, millions have immigrated here, bringing with them a distinct set of beliefs, traditions, and customs.
This lecture and is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Family Stories: Sharing a Community’s Legacy, which is on view through January 10, 2010 at Pasadena Museum of History.
The exhibition will be open for viewing beginning at 6:30 pm; reception and book signing immediately following lecture. Books will be available for purchase.
Pasadena Museum of History, 470 W. Walnut St. (corner Orange Grove Blvd. and Walnut St.), Pasadena.
Tickets: Museum Members Free; Non-Members $5.
Reservations suggested: 626.577.1660, ext. 10.