Posts Tagged With: Chicago Italians

Ricigliano Genealogy Donations Accepted At Casa Italia

I have been involved with research with several clients for two years now on the residents of Ricigliano, Italy and those who immigrated to Chicago.  If you would like to donate copies of photographs, documents, recipes, stories, and other materials to the Ricigliano Collection at Casa Italia in Stone Park, IL, please visit the Casa […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – Help Casa Italia Index Italian Records

Originally posted on the Casa Italia blog 22 February 2013. A couple of weeks ago I posted some news that Casa Italia’s genealogy department was a sponsor of FamilySearch’s Italian Ancestors Indexing project. Casa Italia is now an entity under which you can register to index. I will post training materials next week and will […]

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An Italian Project – Studying Those From Ricigliano, Italy

Disclaimer: I was given permission by one of my client’s to discuss his project and surnames in an attempt to bring more family members into the project and learn new information. I am researching several families in Chicago, from the town of Ricigliano, Italy. This project began last summer, in 2011 and will continue into […]

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Those Places Thursday – Follow the Paper Trail Along Chicago Streets

There are times during Census research that a page by page search of an enumeration district in a Chicago Ward is required. A Look At Cook has several maps of each Census year’s Wards and enumeration districts. This is a fabulous resource when you need to do a page by page search. Need more help […]

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Was It Covered Up?

I was reading a post on a book blog the other day about a book on the Eastland Disaster. Several people made comments that they had never heard of the Eastland Disaster and have lived some, most, or all of their lives in Chicago. Some said it was covered up by the city which is […]

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