Fort Velona papers
Papers (1919-1962) of Italian American socialist Fort Velon (1893-1965) contain correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, articles, cartoons and published items. Velona's work appeared in La Parola del Popolo (Chicago), Nuovo Mundo, and La Stampa Libera. The bulk of the collection consists of originals of caricatures and cartoons dealing with domestic and international labor and politics. Issues of and clippings from La Parola del Popolo are also included.
- Creation: 1919-1962
- Velona, Fort, 1893-1965 (Person)
Language of Materials
Italian and English
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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Fort Velona (1893-1965) was a prominent Italian American socialist active in the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. He was well known for his caricatures and political cartoons.
8 linear inches
- Inventory of the Fort Velona papers.
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