Captions for Photos
Photo 1: Example of what the Images of America series books look like
Photo 2: Joe Desimone, a truck farmer and founder of Pike Place Market, who sold property to the Boeing Company for $1 if they expanded their operations during WWI in Seattle rather than move out of town.
Photo 3: Governor Rosellini for whom a bridge is named, was the first Italian-American and Roman Catholic governor elected west of the Mississippi River, and was instrumental in creating the UW medical and dental schools.
Photo 4: A grocery store owner in Pocatello, ID; a typical business for early Italians
Photo 5: the Loprinzi brothers, “America’s strongest family”, whose descendants still run the gym that was started in the 1930s in Portland.