Festa Italiana Seattle

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Revisit the history of Seattle's earliest Italian Families

Sponsored in Part by American Family Insurance

At the Center House /Armory
Photos will be on display Saturday and Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM.

Below are samples from over 1,000 images. (Click on photos to enlarge.)

A display photo of Joe Desimone (founder of Pike Place Market) on farm truck with produce, early 'teens?

DeSanto and Scaringi warehouse with Zinfandel grapes (probably from California) early sixties?

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Carlo Petosa, founder of Petosa Accordians, taken in the early 'teens?

Baker Giglio Gai and Lena Iacolucci, Graham Street Grocery; early 20's?

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February 19, 1938 Italian Independent Society Baseball Team at a celebration of their Division Championship season.   The picture was taken at Nick Sarro's home.

 

Circa 1940: Italian Club Picnic Crew, Leschi Park Ferry Landing.

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Governor Al Rosellini presenting a prosciutto to "The King," Seattle Worlds Fair, 1962

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