These themes, developed from the initial research and interviews They will evolve and be expanded upon during the course of gathering the personal memories and through consultations with our advisory groups As noted at the beginning of this session, hope to have your feedback on the project themes developed to date Play three short (2 mins max) interview clips
Book [Beyond Barbed Wire] & Web [www.ItalianCanadianWW2.ca] Launch at Columbus Centre March 2012
Italian Canadians as Enemy Aliens:Memories of World War IIBook and Website LaunchColumbus Centre, March 31, 2012
Italian Canadians as Enemy Aliens: Memories of WWIInew website, www.ItalianCanadianWW2.caLeft: Splash pageRight: Homepage
Beyond Barbed Wire: Essays on theInternment of Italian CanadiansEdited by Licia Canton, et.alThe Association of Italian CanadianWriters (AICW), in partnership withGuernica Editions and AccentiMagazine, and co-publisher ColumbusCentre of Toronto.
Also available…A second volume by AICW, inpartnership with Guernica Ed. AndAccenti Magazine:Behind Barbed Wire: Creative Workson the Internment of Italian CanadiansEdited by Licia Canton et. al.Fictional stories, poems, and otherworks inspired by the internment.
View of internment camp in the winter, 1942 by internee OscarBendl │Oil on paper │ Gifted to internee Carmine De Marco │Courtesy of Judy Jessen, granddaughter of Carmine De Marco |Columbus Centre CollectionView of internment camp in the summer, 1940 by internee OscarBendl | Oil on paper │Private Collection of the Prasifka Family |Columbus Centre CollectionGuard tower overlooking Camp Kananaskis, AB, 1939. GlenbowArchives NA-5474-4Internees at Camp Kananaskis, AB, 1941. Glenbow ArchivesNA-5124-22Italian Canadian internees at Camp Fredericton, NB │1943│Courtesy of the Giacomelli Family │ Columbus Centre CollectionRuggero Bacci, Toronto internee │ Courtesy of the Bacci FamilyColumbus Centre Collection
Osvaldo Giacomelli, Hamilton internee │ Courtesy of the GiacomelliFamily │Columbus Centre CollectionEliseo Orlando, Toronto internee | Courtesy of the Cozzi-OrlandoFamily │Columbus Centre CollectionCarmine De Marco, North Bay internee | Courtesy of Anthony DeMarco │Columbus Centre CollectionGiuseppe Di Pietro, Montreal internee | Courtesy of the Biscottii-DiPietro Family Columbus Centre CollectionAntonino Di Pietro, Montreal internee | Courtesy of the Biscottii-DiPietro Family Columbus Centre CollectionLeopoldo Mascioli, Timmins internee | Courtesy of Joan McKinnonand Sandra O’Grady │Columbus Centre CollectionAntonio Mascioli, Timmins internee | Courtesy of Joan McKinnon andSandra O’Grady │Columbus Centre Collection
Reverend Libero Sauro, Toronto internee | Courtesy of the SauroFamily │ Columbus Centre CollectionDoctor Luigi Pancaro, Sudbury internee | Courtesy of MaggiePallotta │Columbus Centre CollectionMassimo Iacopo Magi, Toronto internee | Courtesy of the MagiFamily │Columbus Centre CollectionNicola Zaza, Toronto internee |Courtesy of Dolores Di Rocco │Columbus Centre CollectionLeonardo Frenza, Montreal internee; Leonardo Frenza withdaughter, Ninetta Ricci, Cartier St., Montreal, a month afterLeonardo’s release from Camp Petawawa April 1942;Interview with Ninetta Ricci │ All courtesy of the family ofLeonardo Frenza │ Columbus Centre CollectionFelice Martiniello, Sydney internee; Interview with Frank Martinello| Courtesy of Frank Martinello │ Columbus Centre Collection
Antoinette (Toni) Ciccarelli. C. 1940; Interview with Antoinette (Toni)Ciccarelli; Courtesy of Antoinette (Toni) Ciccarelli | ColumbusCentre CollectionScreen caps: Interviews with Aldo Bacci; Linda Rosati and NoreenAlberico; Geno Scattolon; Galileo Ricci; Gerard and Victor DiBattista; Eugene Guagnelli; Chester Capponi; Assunta Dotto; andMildred Steer │ With permission from the individuals │ColumbusCentre CollectionSelection of items: Domenico Gaggi, Registration Certificate andCertificate of Naturalization; Arrest photo of Windsor ItalianCanadians; Luisa Guagnelli; John Edward De Toro │ Withpermission from Linda Rosati and Noreen Alberico; Windsor Star;Eugene Guagnelli, and John Edward De Toro | Columbus CentreCollection