Suggested Reading Italian Heritage
The Italian Heritage Society list of books or articles dealing with our Italian Heritage you may find informative.
The booklet covers the early historical background of Pittsburg, Ca. and the fishing industry. The booklet is available from the Pittsburg Historical SocietyLearn More..
A Brief History of Festa Italia / Santa Rosalia Festival by…Learn More..
Early Monterey clipper hull being launched at the G. E. Siino boat shop and ramp in Pittsburg. In the background is the F. E. Booth Cannery. Siino's brother, Angelo, founded the Monterey Boat Works…Learn More..
The mending and repair of fishing nets is an art form, a special skill which takes time to learn. We will take a look at three types of fishing nets that were used to fish the waters of Monterey Bay. Anthony…Learn More..
Italians started migrating to the United States before 1850 with the discovery of gold in California at Sutter’s Mill around 1848. Collinsville, California was a dropping off point for…Learn More..