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"Family History"

Family Reunites After 264 Years
Johann Michael App came to America from Germany in 1752 aboard the ship "St. Andrew". In 2016, after 264 years, the App''s travelled back to Germany and Switzerland (where some of the family moved around 1880). This is a short video of only some of the things they did thanks to Swiss host (and cousin), Pius App.
Italian-American Family Documentary
(Full versions of these conversations are included with the disk set of "Our Italian Neighborhood") This is a documentary of how family history, traditions, and values are passed on to future generations through experience and stories. This form of communication has become more diminished in recent years because of TV, the internet, and not eating meals together around the kitchen table.
Italian 50th Wedding Anniversary
A 50th wedding anniversary party brings life back to the Italian Club in Elkhart, Indiana where it was held. It was a packed house with family, friends, traditional food, music, dancing, and lots of memories. Watching the Italian Americans celebrate this occasion brings the past to life.
Memories of Italian Grandparents
Everyone has memories of grandparents. A granddaughter, now a young mother, writes a story about memories of her grandparents from when she was eight years old. Narrated by her neice (who is eight years old) this video story will touch your heart.
Old Fashioned Applebutter Stir
A copper kettle over an open fire binds this family together in an annual autumn tradition. The importance, process, and participants are documented for future generations.