Imagines Maiorum - Ancestors from Campania

Southern Italy Topics

(Back and Forth) Between the Old World to the New


  The scale of migration from Southern Italy to the Americas in the late 19th and early 20th century was staggering. More than 10 million Italians left Italy for the US, Brazil, Argentina, and other countries between 1870 and 1914[1]. In order examine this migration from the prespective of a single town, I surveyed  336 individuals from 24 families born... more>>

From Pompeii to La Tendenza


A Brief History Of Italian Residential Architecture 1000BC-AD2000 Coming Spring 2010!... more>>

Occupations and professions


The following is a partial list of occupations and professions found in 19th century civil records, with their English equivalents:   ... more>>