Anthony Sorrentino papers
Literary manuscript (1950-1975) of Anthony Sorrentino consists of two photocopied drafts of "It's An Inside Job," the story of a project to prevent juvenile delinquency and crime in Chicago's neighborhoods. One manuscript dates from 1950, the other from 1975 when it was being readied for publication.
- Creation: 1950 - 1975
- Sorrentino, Anthony (Person)
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Anthony Sorrentino (b. 1913) was born in Marsala, Sicily. He emigrated to the United States in 1919 with his parents who came to Illinois and settled in the "Little Italy" of Chicago's Near West Side. Sorrentino worked as an administrator of community services for the Illinois Department of Corrections and was involved in the Chicago Area Project, a neighborhood-based self-help program begun in 1934 to prevent juvenile delinquency and crime.
5 linear inches
Collection acquired from Anthony Sorrentino of Chicago, Illinois in 1975.
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