Alioto Family in North Beach

Unfinished History

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Regina Alioto describes her great-grandfather Pietro Alioto buying a candy-and-ice-cream store at Lombard and Mason and how he made so much money during Prohibition selling wine out of the back that he retired in 1933.

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This is the 1918 photo of Pietro Alioto and his wife at the shop on Lombard and Mason.

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