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Interview - with Maria D'Astoli, Huntingdale, Victoria, 22 Oct 1997 Reg. No: HT 9924
- Interview with Maria D'Astoli about her migration experience and life. Mrs D'Astoli was born on the Italian island of Malfa in 1914. She was married there in 1935. In 1950 Maria's husband and son left for Australia, Maria followed some months later with their other children. It was twenty years before she returned to Italy again. Maria continues to live in Melbourne with many members of her immediate family around her.
- Digital Audio Tape Recording
- Description Of Content:
- Oral history interview with Mrs Maria D'Astoli about migration to Australia from Italy after World War II. Maria migrated to Australia from Salina island, Italy in 1951, to join her husband and son who had arrived a year earlier. On arrival Maria worked in various factories around Melbourne and eventually settled with her family in Oakleigh.
- Courtesy - Maria D'Astoli
|Tagged with:||working life, families, italian communities, italian immigration, immigration, immigrant voyages, settlement, employment|
|Themes this item is part of:||Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection, Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CULTURAL IDENTITY|
|Secondary Classification:||Ethnicity - Creative Practice|
|Tertiary Classification:||oral histories|
|People Depicted:||D'Astoli, Maria; D'Astoli, Francesco; D'Astoli, Aldo; D'Andrea, Roberto|
|Format:||Digital Audio Tape Recording; DAT Cassette|
|Place & Date Recorded:||Huntingdale, Victoria, Australia, 22 Oct 1997|
|Interviewee:||Maria D'Astoli, 22 Oct 1997|
|Translator:||Aldo D'Astoli, 22 Oct 1997
Aldo D'Astoli present for translating.
|Place Named:||Malfa, Salina, Italy|
|Place Named:||Messina, Sicily, Italy|
|Place Named:||Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia|
|Place Named:||Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia|
|Place Named:||Thornbury, Victoria, Australia|