The Genealogy Roadshow Providence, RI episode aired on PBS stations on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Pictured above are: (left to right) Executive Producer Carlos Ortiz, Co-Host Mary Tedesco, Sherita Leslie [Hair & Make-up], Guests Romano “Romeo” Del Rossi and Laura Monti, and Sr. Story Producer Nancy Oey. Laura Monti contacted Genealogy Roadshow wanting to know if the origins of her family’s pasta factory, G. D. Del Rossi and Company, began in Italy.
Providence – Providence Public Library
Premiered June 21, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. ET
At the Providence Public Library, the passport of a woman’s ancestor reveals how her family survived the Holocaust and ended up halfway around the world; a woman discovers more about an African-American relative who served in World War I; experts unlock the mystery of one man’s Amish ties; a woman discovers how deep her roots run in the New England whaling industry; a Rhode Island macaroni company takes a woman all the way back to Italy; and one man’s search for his ancestor reveals a scandal that made headlines.