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1918 - J. Catucci

2100 51st Avenue

This whole property, a stolid apartment building with a commanding view over the Melrose district, was paved by the Catucci company along with that side of Melrose Avenue. 10 more words


The Rider

And only a few weeks after my post about the monument dedicated to Italian cavalrymen, here’s a true photograph of an Italian rider! I love the contrast between the rider (probably an officer, even if I cannot see his rank) with leather gloves and the two soldiers behind him. 23 more words


Ai prodi di Morivione

4 photos for today’s post, but it’s needed. I’ve recently discovered, less than 1 km from the place where I work a small chapel, which seemed to be very similar you can find in French and Italian campaigns. 199 more words


Surrender at Cima Ekar

This interesting and moving picture comes from a book bought some days ago: Epoca – 50 anni fa: Vittorio Veneto; this book is about the last year of the war in Italy. 50 more words


RJ, Katherine, and the Lovely Home They Did Not Enjoy

Today, I visited the Reynolda House in Winston-Salem. Now a museum of American art this is open to the public, the Reynolda House was originally constructed in 1917 as a home for tobacco giant RJ Reynolds, his wife, and their four children.

Persons Of Note

the heart of a woman (1918)

by Georgia Douglas Johnson

The heart of a woman goes forth with the dawn,

As a lone bird, soft winging, so restlessly on,

Afar o’er life’s turrets and vales does it roam… 53 more words


Monza War Memorial

Monza war Memorial is located on Piazza Trento e Trieste, which was the antique Pratum magnum of the town during the Middle Age.

This huge monument was done in bronze by Italian sculptor Enrico Pancera and inaugurated in 1932. 67 more words