Memories of Piedmont
The archive contains of testimonials from the memories of Piedmont. The life stories told emphasize aspects of the cultural, social and economical history of the region. Specific attention was paid to the testimonies of the Resistance movement in order to give splendour to the memory of this integral moment of national identity. Research promoted by the Piedmont Region, Institute for the History of Resistance and Contemporary Society (Asti, Alessandria, Cuneo, Novara e Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Biella e Vercelli) and by the ‘Nuto Revelli' Foundation.
Renata Novarese, a partisan lieutenant and former taxi driver, was born in Volvera (Turin) in 1926.
The interviewee describes episodes from her experience as a partisan lieutenant with commanding officer “Prufe” and her memories of the postwar years.
Renata Novarese was the first woman in Volvera to have a driving licence.
Video table of contents
- Impiccagione del Campana
- Valligiani in pianura
- Inglese a None
- Camion per liberare Torino
- Pistola tedesco
- Casa dei fascisti a Torino
- Il Prufe: 696
- Russi e partigiani
- Conclusa la guerra...
- Partigiani e civili
- Ricordi partigiani
- A raccogliere la legna...
- Memorie di vita del dopoguerra
Altitude: 251m s.l.m.
Date of birth: 10-01-1926
Languages: Italiano, Piemontese
Document by: Eleonora Agnolazza, Marta Nicolo, Davide Porporato
Video by: Irene Rubiano, Eleonora Agnolazza