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Oral History


In this recording, Alfred Guarisco is interviewed by Ruby Staten and Kern Jackson about living in Baldwin County, and his relationship to Blakeley Bluff and the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta. Mr. Guarisco discusses his family history, and his experiences growing up in Daphne, Alabama. His parents immigrated from Italy, and he frames his discussion with the history of different ethnic groups historically immigrating to Baldwin County, and particularly the history of Italian-Americans in the area. He discusses playing in the woods and around the water, and some of the history of the waters around Daphne. Mr. Guarisco concludes the interview discussing some of the historical organizations and efforts in which he is involved.

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