ITALY: A Bell for Bisaccia

Bisaccia stands high amid the crags and chestnut trees of the Southern Apennines, 60 miles to the east of Naples. It is a small town of some 7,000 souls, and the land is poor and arid. So it has become the custom for many Bisaccesi to move elsewhere to earn their living: to Naples and to Rome, to Mexico and Brazil, and to the United States, where some 200 emigrants made their new homes in Richmond, Ind.

One of these was a cobbler named Luigi Salzarulo. He arrived in Richmond in 1907, became known as Louis...

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