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Girolamo Valenti papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2770

Abstract

Papers (1904-1960) of Girolamo Valenti (1892-1958), an Italian American labor organizer, editor, and anti-fascist, include correspondence and published items, newspaper clippings on fascism, socialism, and WWI, photographs, pamphlets, cartoons and caricatures by Fort Velona, and materials pertaining to Arturo Giovannitti and New York politicians.

Dates

  • 1904-1960

Creator

Language of Materials

Italian and English

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Girolamo Valenti (1892-1958), a labor organizer for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers in the east, was also editor of several Italian American publications. Valenti was born in Valguarnera, Sicily, and came to the United States in 1911. In addition to labor organizing activities, he edited the anti-fascist daily Il Nuovo Mundo (1925-1931), La Stampa Libera, La Parola del Popolo (New York), and Parola dei Socialisti. He also worked for the Italian American radio station WHAY (Connecticut).

Extent

2 Linear Feet

Author
IHRC Archives
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-4800