Grittani family portrait, late 1920s - en anglais seulement

Grittani family portrait, most likely taken in the late 1920. From left to right the family members are identified as: Gloria, Howard, Elena (Helen), Joe Jr. and Giuseppe (Joseph Sr.).

Giuseppe Grittani immigrated to Toronto, Canada in 1907. He married Elena on October 23, 1919 and the couple settled at 2 Northcliffe Blvd. where they raised three children, Gloria, Howard and Joe Jr. On June 10, 1940, Grittani was arrested by the RCMP. The family had no idea what had happened to him, but soon realized the serious nature of the situation when the RCMP came to search the family home. He was interned at Camp Petawawa for eight months before he was released on February 2, 1941.