DescriptionJosephine Milano Hahula, granddaughter of Italian immigrants, was born on the farm of her uncle (Milano family) in Somerville, NJ on November 29, 1922. In May of 1923, her immediate family moved to a small farm of their own in Belleville, NJ. Josephine was baptized at St. Lucy's RC Church, Newark, NJ. She graduated from Belleville High School in 1940 and married Theodore Hahula in 1945. They raised sons Theodore (Teddy) and Michael on the Belleville farm acquired by Josephine's parents. Josephine Milano Hahula continues to reside in the Milano family farm house in 2016 at the age of 94. Her oral recollections offer insight into the lifestyle and experiences of Italian immigrant families of New Jersey in the 20th century.
CollectionAmerican Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark Collection
Organization NameAmerican Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark
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