Interview date: 3.14.03
Salvadore Serio is the Vice President of the American Italian Renaissance Foundation which operates the Italian American Museum.The Museum showcases famous New Orleans Italians including one of New Orleans' most beloved sons, musician Louis Prima. March 19 is Saint Joseph's Day and Salvadore explains the old Italian tradition of Saint Joseph's Alters. He talks about the origin of the tradition and everyone's favorite good luck token, the "Italian Lucky Bean."
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