Italians in the Upper Peninsula

  • History of U.P. – Italians in the U.P.

    February 5th, 2004

    Why Italians immigrated to the U.P. and talk of what kind of jobs and wages they had.


Central U.P. and NMU Archives

In the late 1990s, Peter Frecchio, an announcer for WMIQ-AM radio in Iron Mountain, Michigan, contacted Russell Magnaghi. Together, they developed a weekly show on the history of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

The Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives manages on-campus office records and houses historical manuscript collections pertaining to the central Upper Peninsula. Our department is utilized by the campus and local communities as well as internationally for administrative, scholarly, and genealogical research.