TSA head asks Hull-House to include more about Italians
June 30, 2011
By Susan Fong
Vince Romano, founder and editor of the Taylor Street Archives (TSA), wants the Italian-American history of the Near West Side featured more prominently in the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, which is owned and operated by the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
Romano was reared in the Taylor Street area. Since 2004, the historian has been writing and editing his own vignettes, collecting other people’s memoirs of the neighborhood’s Italian heritage, and preserving both in the TSA. Read more…