The First Quarterly Gathering of 2023 This well attended event featured lively stories about the strong community and rich history surrounding the drinking establishments of Martinez. Tom spoke for about an hour while those in attendance enjoyed old photos and some great laughs. Several members and other interested folks were unable to attend in-person and […]
Lawrence DiStasi has been the project director of the traveling exhibit Una Storia Segreta: When Italian Americans Were “Enemy Aliens” since its inception in 1994, shepherding it to more than 50 sites nationwide, and inspiring a national movement which resulted in Public Law #106-451: The Wartime Violation of Italian American Civil Liberties Act.
The Annual Program for the Martinez Historical Society… A virtual gathering over Zoom. Mixed with some official business, we plan to enjoy a screening of “A Community of Bocce.”