Press Room

Welcome to the Italian Ancestors Press Information page, a place for media, journalists, bloggers, and volunteers to learn more about the project.

Press Coverage

Project Fact Sheet

This project fact sheet contains information to the Italian Ancestors International Service Project—download the PDF here.

Photo Archive

Images are available to supplement news reports, blog posts, editorial pieces, and other related content to be published in relation to this project.

Click the thumbnail to download individually, or download all images here.

  • Italian Ancestors: Picture of the Mozzarelli family in 1958, celebrating their golden wedding anniversary.
  • Italian Ancestors: Picture of young Italian children eating their lunch.
  • Italian Ancestors: Italian nurses and orphan children during playtime.
  • Italian Ancestors: A group of Italian nurses and orphaned children sit for a group photograph.
  • Italian Ancestors: Italian nurses care for orphaned infants.
  • Italian Ancestors: Italian orphaned infants look on from their cribs and bassinets.
  • Italian Ancestors: An Italian family sits together in their home in the early 1900's.
  • Italian Ancestors: An Italian family walks down the sidewalk together, 1950.
  • Italian Ancestors: Two Italian nurses during outdoor leisure time with orphaned infants.
  • Italian Ancestors: Italian children learn to dance during leisure time.
  • Italian Ancestors: Venice State Archive
  • Italian Ancestors: Tombstone of Italian-American immigrant.
  • Italian Ancestors: Registries and records at Mantova State Archives.
  • Italian Ancestors: Exterior of Modena State Archive.
  • Italian Ancestors: Historic registers in Florence State Archive.
  • Italian Ancestors: Civil registries and records at l'Aquila.
  • Italian Ancestors: Sample of Italian marriage record.
  • Italian Ancestors: Sample of Italian death record.
  • Italian Ancestors: Sample of Italian birth record.
  • Italian Ancestors: 1809 death certificate found in a book of Italian records.

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