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A description of the distribution of Italian population in Brooklyn, 1903 ...New York has more Italian residents than the entire population of either Venice or Florence and half as many as the entire population of Rome. In Brooklyn alone there are...

Richard Gambino, a retired professor, grew up in Red Hook in the 1950s.  Interviewed by oral historian Shannon Geis in 2013, he recalls it as a close-knit Italian immigrant commumity.  He talks of the customs and traditons of the waterfront...

Verona Street was originally Ewer Street. The name was changed sometime before 1875. Herman Sherman speculated that it was possibly renamed in deference to a large number of Italians in the area who came from Verona.

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