Physical description: Group portrait of various Colorado Italian Americans. From left to right, top row: unidentified man, Ernie Falasco, Vincenzo Luciano, Frank Mancini, and Vincenzo Carbone. From left to right, bottom row: unidentified woman, Emma Luciano, Angelina Cairo, Louisa Carbone, and Angie Yammacito. Vincenzo and Louisa Carbone are the parents of Father Joseph Carbone (given name Anthony Carbone).
This photograph is a digital scan of an original photograph lent for copying during the Italians of Colorado project. The original photograph is not owned by History Colorado. The digital scan was donated with permissions (see permissions in Registrar's file) and accessioned into the History Colorado collection.
In 2002, the Colorado Historical Society (now known as History Colorado) founded the Colorado Italian American Preservation Association (CIAPA). A volunteer organization, CIAPA’s mission is to work collaboratively with the Society and other organizations to develop, support and coordinate projects that preserve, promote and celebrate Italian American culture and heritage. Since 2002, CIAPA has carried out its mission by meeting with people from the Colorado Italian American community, recording their stories and creating an archive of research materials that includes oral histories, photographs, moving images, sound recordings and artifacts. To date, CIAPA has helped the Society acquire over 200 oral histories, 600 artifacts and nearly 6,000 photographs. Since 2002, CIAPA has developed over 4,000 research files, all of which document the history, culture and traditions of Italian American families in Colorado.
See Anthony Carbone (Father Joseph Carbone) MSS.02595 file for additional information and images.