Category Archives: Italians

Coastside WWII: On the Wrong Side of Main Street

By June Morrall I wrote this shocking story in 2003. During WWII, Half Moon Bay’s Main Street, and everything to the west, including the beaches, was off-limits to those folks without citizenship papers It was a frightening time on the … Continue reading

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It Wasn't Easy Being An Italian on the Coastside During WWII

In an earlier post, Ernie Alves (“Our Cows are Outstanding in Their Field”) hinted at the devastating effect of WWII on Coastsiders–especially Germans and Italians without citizenship papers–who were prohibited after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor from living or … Continue reading

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