My father Carlo Scaramellla left his family in the tiny town of Delebio, in Northern Italy, to come to Northern California in 1900. He felt that the Catholic Church demanded too much of him in Italy, restricting his ability to work, get ahead, expand and improve his life as an Italian peasant farmer. He left […]
My father Carlo came to Northern California in 1900-1901. He worked in the woods in Cleone and also worked loading lumber boats.