As part of the "Vite Italiane" project, oral histories, images and documents relating to the history of Italian migrants in Western Australia were collected and archived in the State Library of Western Australia.
The Archive includes:
- Photographs and documents belonging to individuals and families such as letters, diaries, journals, manuscripts and photographs which detail historically significant events as well as the day to day lives of Italians in WA.
- Oral histories of Italians in Western Australia, particularly first generation migrants.
- Records of Italian organisations including social, cultural and welfare clubs, regional associations, religious groups, sporting clubs and Italian businesses.
For further information visit the State Library website: www.slwa.wa.gov.au
Types of Records