Oral histories

Jack Campisi: Milan from the end of Prohibition, through WWII to today.

Jack Campisi grew up in Milan just as Prohibition was ending, and WWII was beginning.  Currently a Town Board member and formerly Town Supervisor, he has served a total of several decades on the Board.  A look at that time in Milan’s history when it had a population of just over 600 — one third the size it was one hundred years earlier.

Walter Patrice: On his family, the Jacksons of early Milan

A look at the family and friends of Henry and Almira Jackson through their family photo album, narrated by their great-grandson Walter Patrice, who served as an office in Europe in WWII.

Barbara Thompson: the unique character of Milan’s early homes

Former Milan Town Historian and “Out to Milan” author Barbara Thompson.
Speaks about the character of Milan’s early settlers as expressed through their homes…

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