Aldobrando Piacenza papers
Papers (1951-1973) of Aldobrando Piacenza (1888-1976), an Italian American poet, painter, and folk artist from Chicago, Ill., contain articles about his art work and a short autobiography. Piacenza was born in Sant'Anna Pelaso and came to the United States in 1902. He lived in Chicago and Highwood, and worked as a gardener, store clerk, bakery employee, and owner of an ice cream parlor. His art work included elaborate bird houses.
- Piacenza, Aldobrando, 1888-1976 (Person)
Language of Materials
Italian and English
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