The history of the American Italian Cultural Center & Museum is as rich as
the history of our Italian forefathers. We seek to cultivate a strong bond
with our community and bring a little bit of Italy to daily
life here in New Orleans.
Translation of documents in Italian or in English * Rates are dependent on whether content is Standard or Technical. Rates may also vary depending on urgency. $0.30 per word
The American Italian Research Library is located on the second floor of the East Bank Regional Library, located at 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA 70001.
The American Italian Research Library houses a large collection of oral histories, immigration
records, notes, books, photographs and other artifacts chronicling the local Italian community.
Cyril Lagvanec, curator of the Italian American Research Center at the East Bank Regional Library in
Metairie, sponsors a series of genealogy courses. For more information visit: jefferson.lib.la.us
If you descend from an Italian citizen, or if you have an ancestor born in Italy, you may be eligible for
Italian citizenship! Obtaining Italian citizenship would allow you – while maintaining your American
citizenship – to reconnect to your cultural background, to obtain an Italian passport for you and your
family, and to live, work, retire and freely travel in Italy as well as in any other country in the
Since every person’s situation is unique and the process can be complicated, we will guide you stepby-step to prepare a successful application that will allow you to obtain Italian dual citizenship. The
American Italian Cultural Center can assist in obtaining and translating the required documents and
handle your application from start to finish at an affordable rate.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.