Archives and libraries preserve their historical heritage and grant access to those who need to consult them. The continuous use and the effects of the passing of time provoke wear and tear. Thereby, it is necessary to face the problem of its conservation by making sure that researchers and enthusiasts can get the chance to explore it.
Finally, here we are with the English version of the latest book The 1678 Padula Stato delle Anime Census. You can purchase it on Amazon.com
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the birth of the Museo del Cognome, Michele Cartusciello, genealogist and founder, publishes his third book “Lo Stato delle Anime del 1678 di Padula” (the 1678 Padula Stato delle Anime Census).
Every day, a genealogist reads, sees, and lives any kind of story, and it happens by scrolling pages of an old book, meetings, and texts. Everyone got his experience, everyone took a different path, but there’s something our ancestors share, their strength in fighting and getting through the prejudice.
It took place last August 13, 2021 in Padula, the “traveling launch” of the books “Come si chiamava il nonno di tuo nonno?” (“Can you guess your 2nd great-grandfather’s name?“) and “Padula che vorrei“.
Driving along the Salerno -Reggio Calabria highway in a baking hot summer afternoon – my car thermometer pointed out 43°C degrees – was challenging. We made it. We got to San Mango D’Aquino. It is a pretty village standing on a hill of the Savuto river and valley at the border with the province of […]
A genealogist is a wandering detective, it could be in thousands of places at the same time, and meet people by going back in time. Different faces, stories, locations. Experiences that are worth telling.
Today we share with you the amazing podcast we had the chance to join thanks to our special friends from The Italian American Podcast, a great show dedicated to helping Italian Americans celebrate our brilliant heritage.
Last week, we had the pleasure to meet Mattia Pellecchia, aka Jack Lamotta, a genealogy enthusiast and speaker for Radio Controcultura.
A short but intense record about the plague which spread out in Padula between 1656-1657