Photograph of Toni McDermott with her mother Nida Olivieri, Ancaster, ON, 2008
In this colour photo, granddaughter of internee Antonio (Tony) Olivieri, Toni McDermott is pictured moving her mother (and daughter of Antonio Olivieri), Nida Oliveiri, into the Meadowlands, a retirement residency located in Ancaster, Ontario, September 14, 2008. The two are pictured standing in the doorway, smiling.
In an interview conducted with Toni on the internment of her grandfather, she reads selections from her mother’s journal describing the historic events leading up to the interment of Italian Canadians in the Hamilton, Ontario area. She also reads depictions of her grandfather when he returned home from the internment camp.