Maria Mazziotti Gillan, poet, writer, educator. Photo: Ellen Denato
Contributions of Italian-American
Women: 20th Century
This project is a collection of profiles of 15
living women of New Jersey who have made major contributions in
such diverse fields as government, law, education, business, public
service, religion, entertainment, media, and the arts. A photo
portrait of each woman is also included.
Originally submitted by: Marge Roukema, Representative (5th District).
The Local Legacies project provides a "snapshot" of American Culture as it was expressed in spring of 2000. Consequently, it is not being updated with new or revised information with the exception of "Related Website" links.