Sunday at the Raccosta's

In the early days, because there were so few of us, every Sunday afternoon, the Italian families would get together in our big room and have a dance. The Pangallos would come from Lord Street, the Orsinis would come from Hart Street and the Pelegrinos would come from Cockle Street.

Jim Raccosta, Macarthur Avenue, 1958-1960s (Jim's mother, Christina lived at the house until her death in about 2000)

 

Stories

•  Cowboys and cracker nights

•  The cross on the chimney

•  Dressing up

•  Suicide hill

•  Visiting

•  Todd Street ceilidhs

•  Square dancing

•  Dances and a keg of beer

•  Sunday at the Raccosta's

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