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Arthur Brocato Oral History Materials

Higher Level Record: MSS 766
Call Number: MSS 766.21
Title: Arthur Brocato Oral History Materials
Creator: Brocato, Arthur, b. 1952 (interviewee)
Date of Creation: 2016-2018
Extent: Sound recording: 2 WAV files (70 min.) : digital
Transcript: 41 pp. : digital
Photographs: 156 TIF files : digital
Motion pictures: 15 MOV files : digital
Object Name: oral histories (document genres)
WAVE (format)
digital images
motion pictures (visual works)
digital audio
Collection Type: Oral Histories
Moving Images
Language: English
Biography/History: Arthur Brocato (b. 1952) is the owner and operator of Angelo Brocato Ice Cream & Confectionary, and the grandson of founder Angelo Brocato.
Scope and Content: Arthur Brocato was interviewed by Mark Cave for the Vieux Carré Memoir Oral History Project on April 15, 2016. Their conversation primarily focuses on Angelo Brocato's Original Italian Ice Cream Parlor, owned by the Brocato family since the early 1900s. Also included in this series are an audio segment produced by WWNO from the interview, photographs of Brocato's original French Quarter location, photographs and videos of Brocato's current location in Mid-City, and a video segment which combines the WWNO audio with photographs.
Notes: Arthur Brocato oral history, 2016 April 15, for the Vieux Carré Memoir Oral History Project, MSS 766, Williams Research Center, The Historic New Orleans Collection.
Multimedia: Memories From An Iconic Old-World Gelateria (WWNO "NOLA Life Stories" radio segment)
Restrictions: Open. Records are available for consultation.
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Collection Theme(s): Culinary Arts
Subjects: Brocato, Arthur, b. 1952 -- More information
Brocato, Angelo, Sr., 1875-1946 -- More information
French Quarter (New Orleans, La.)
Mid-City (New Orleans, La.)
Italian Americans -- Louisiana -- Social life and customs.
Ice cream parlors
Bakeries -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Related Artwork &
Mama Brocato and Boys 2004.0140.1.1
Angelo Brocato's Neon Sign 2017.0394
Memories From An Iconic Old-World Gelateria 2020.0045.1.30
Related Bibliographic Items: Angelo Brocato, 100 years of tradition. 2005.0294
Lower Level Records: MSS 766.21.1; Oral History Interview with Arthur Brocato, 2016 April 15, Item Level.
MSS 766.21.2; Memories From An Iconic Old-World Gelateria, Item Level.
MSS 766.21.3; Crossaint D'Or Patisserie photographs, Item Level.
MSS 766.21.4; Angelo Brocato Original Italian Ice Cream Parlor photographs, Item Level.
MSS 766.21.5; Angelo Brocato Original Italian Ice Cream Parlor videos, Item Level.
MSS 766.21.6; Arthur Brocato video, Item Level.
Accession Number: 2016.0194