Resident identification card for Antoinietta Visocchi, Montreal, QC, September 9, 1940
Resident identification card for Antoinietta Visocchi, Montreal, QC, September 9, 1940. The purpose of this card is not known. It may be related to the enemy alien cards some individuals were required to carry and produce when requested by authorities. The card indicates that she had been a naturalized British subject since 1931. The card was issued by the City of Montreal.
Antoinietta's husband, Giuseppe Visocchi, was one of the Italian Canadian men interned in June 1940. He was an Italian veteran from World War I, and the president of the Caserta Club. As the only breadwinner for his large family, Giuseppe Visocchi’s internment of about two years was devastating to his wife and seven children.