Anthony L. Sarcone papers
Anthony (Antonio) L. "Tony" Sarcone (1884-1964) was editor of "The American Citizen," an Italian-American newspaper published in Des Moines, Iowa. Papers include correspondence, citations, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs relevant to Sarcone's life and to the Italian community in Des Moines. Included are constitutions and by-laws of various Italian American organizations, correspondence and clippings regarding Sarcone's work with the Italian Welfare Society, materials pertaining to "The American Citizen," the Hay Fever Club of America, Inc., and miscellany.
- Sarcone, Antonio L., 1884-1964 (Person)
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An editor and journalist, Anthony (Antonio) L. "Tony" Sarcone (1884-1964) was born at Crucoli, Italy, and immigrated to the United States in 1906. He settled in Des Moines, Iowa, and became editor of "The American Citizen" (previously "Il Risveglio"). His activities included civic, political, and organizational work in numerous capacities, with particular emphasis on Americanization of immigrants.
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Collection donated to the IHRC by Leo Sarcone in 1975.
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- Italian Americans -- Iowa -- Des Moines -- Societies, etc. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Italian-American newspapers -- Iowa -- Des Moines Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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