Over 25 million Italians have emigrated between 1861 and 1960 with a migration boom between 1871 and 1915 when over 13,5 million emigrants left the country for European and overseas destinations.
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Possible 1912 Philly manifest for Luisa Di Sipio, line 17
"To dance beneath the diamond sky with one hand waving free, silhouetted by the sea, circled by the circus sands"
I do believe it is a mistake. You can see that her occupation was listed as "farm laborer" and then written over with a correction of "Domestic" -lisataddei wrote:I do have a question about the 1912 manifest---it says Luisa is a male. (???) Luisa doesn't seem like a male name to me. Could that be a mistake?
I think they just forgot to change the gender
If you take a look at the second page that Biff posted, you can see that the two passengers above Luisa were going to the same address. They were "met by ... Gaetano DiSipio"
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