Interview with Barbara Gallo

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<td class="xl66" width="268" height="420">Barbara Gallo discusses her Father's and Uncle's emigration from Italy, their moves from New York City to Scranton, PA and their work as stonecutters on the Press Building and the Broome County Courthouse. Her uncle established a private bank primarily for other Italian immigrants and a steamship agency to aid immigrating Italians. She details her uncle's return to Italy and his later re-emigration to Binghamton, NY where he became politically involved with Harvey Hinman and John Mangan, Chancellor of the New York State [Board of Regents]. He worked with Italian immigrants assisting them with voting, and was instrumental in establishing St. Mary of the Assumption. He later retired and returned to Italy. Gallo's father established a&nbsp; wholesale grocery store and later took over the steamship agency.</td>
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Rights

This audio file and digital image may only be used for educational purposes. Please cite as: Broome County Oral History Project, Special Collections, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton University, State University of New York. For usage beyond fair use please contact the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections for more information.

Date of Interview

1978-01-24

Interviewer

O'Neil, Dan

Interviewee

Gallo, Barbara

Duration

34:15 Minutes

Date of Digitization

2016-03-27

Collection

Broome County Oral History Project

Subject LCSH

St. Mary of the Assumption; Harvey Hinman; John Mangan; Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents; Press Building; Broome County Courthouse

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Citation

“Interview with Barbara Gallo
,” Digital Collections, accessed September 25, 2020, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/511.

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