The Disappearing Society: Writer’s Under
The history of the florences, calabrian
and italian emigration is dotted with individual and collective
tragedies, work incidents, massacres of men, exploitation and even
emigrants waiting for the ship in the port of Naples
WEB page is entirely dedicated to
INTERNET EMIGRANTS ASSOCIATION
are by now two centuries that our population is forced to emigrate, and the generations of the descendants of our emigrants
are quit a lot.
www.florense.it with www.emigrati.it wants to be a small contribution for an analysis of our mass migratory
experience, a memory
of the deprivations, the sacrifices, the tragedies, the drama of a population, forced to eradicate from
its own ground and its own culture in order to go encounter the
The history of the florences, calabrian and italian emigration
is dotted with individual
and collective tragedies, work incidents, massacres of men, exploitation
and even slavery.
We must and we
can remember what ours fallen underwent; it's time to remove the taboo that has encapsulated the foreign tragedies of our workmen.
To fall on their work in foreign country in order to send maintenance
to their own families is a destiny which implied hundreds
of southern emigrants, but San
Giovanni in Fiore paid a tribute far too heavy,
with a long and painful list of victims.
Many becamed rich on the drama of our population, before, during
and after, tie profit from who left and who stayed: it's time to
make clearness and to institute debates and research on all that
means for the florenses the emigration. Put
our destiny in history in order to search ways for a better future.
the beginning of the last century a
migratory current of the Florensis started towards the foreign
countries which became like a river in flood since the half of the
Sixties. The thousand of billions
of Lire’s of the wages of the beyond eight thousand Florensis
are transformed in reinforced concrete in a little more than ten
work on the research and the valorisation
of the heritage of the cultural roots, starting from San Giovanni
in Fiore towards the world, to the common
roots of every man, to the higher values of the hospitality
and the fraternity between the peoples.
emigrati.it is born in San Giovanni in Fiore ‘because this town’
has endured in a way more serious than others the problems due to
the mass emigration of its population, in honour of the sacrifices
of our fathers and in order to build a surer future to our sons,
to the children of today, those of tomorrow...
Ellis Island on Columbus Day
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