Rochester Remembered

Rochester Italian Americans: Children of Columbus

Special | 27m 50s  | Video has closed captioning.

Rochester offered Italian immigrants a world of opportunities in the late 1800’s, namely through the success of the Eastman Kodak and the much-needed jobs it provided. Families joined their Italian relatives settling in Rochester, building the city and surrounding areas into the second-most Italian-populated area in New York State, second only to New York City. Hear their stories.

Aired: 03/07/99

Rating: NR

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Rochester Remembered is a local public television program presented by WXXI.