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By Stephanie Longo

each hard work Day weekend, millions of individuals flock to Courthouse sq. in Scranton for the most important ethnic pageant in northeastern Pennsylvania: l. a. Festa Italiana. The Italians of this zone were proudly celebrating their history given that their arrival during this kingdom with conventional fairs, together with los angeles Corsa dei Ceri in Jessup and Dunmore's procession in honor of St. Rocco. utilizing classic and up to date photos, Italians of Northeastern Pennsylvania indicates how the Italian immigrants to this quarter, a few of whom arrived with little greater than the garments on their again, grew to become well-respected neighborhood leaders. via labor and commitment, they've got made northeastern Pennsylvania into a space that defines the time period "ethnic pride."

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