Girolamo Valenti papers
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.
- Valenti, Girolamo, 1892-1958 (Person)
Language of Materials
Italian and English
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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).
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- Fascism. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Italian American labor leaders. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Labor unions -- Officials and employees. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Socialism. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War, 1914-1918 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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