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Aldobrando Piacenza papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2079
Abstract

Papers (1951-1973) of Aldobrando Piacenza (1888-1976), an Italian American poet, painter, and folk artist from Chicago, Ill., contain articles about his art work and a short autobiography. Piacenza was born in Sant'Anna Pelaso and came to the United States in 1902. He lived in Chicago and Highwood, and worked as a gardener, store clerk, bakery employee, and owner of an ice cream parlor. His art work included elaborate bird houses.

Dates: 1951-1973

Angelo DeLuca papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC530
Abstract

Papers (1904-1987) of Angelo DeLuca (b. 1904), an Italian American poet from Phillipsburg, N.J., consist of articles; correspondence; legal documents; sheet music; drafts; illustrations; greeting cards; clippings;family financial records; and samples of DeLuca's poetry.

Dates: 1904-1988

Antonino Crivello papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC479
Abstract

Papers (1939-1965) of Antonino Crivello (1888-1969), an Italian American labor organizer and poet, comprise correspondence; drafts of his poetry; and some published material. Correspondence relates largely to the I.L.G.W.U., in which Crivello was a director of Local 144 in Newark, New Jersey and a representative for Local 25 in New York.

Dates: 1939-1965

Francesco Pitea papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2085
Abstract

Papers (1910-1965) of Francesco Pitea consist of manuscripts and typescripts of his poetry. Pitea worked in Paterson, New Jersey, textile mills. Much of his poetry takes the form of political satire, and was published in La Scopa and other anti-fascist publications. Also photocopied manuscripts and photos along with a biographical sketch written by Pitea's son, Joseph.

Dates: 1910-1988

Michelangelo Crisafi papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC477
Abstract

Papers (1918-1972) of Italian American peot and author Michelangelo Crisafi (1893-1972) consist of biographical materials; personal correspondence; reviews; writings; and clippings of poetry aby other Italian American poets. Crisafi used the pseudonymn Germoglino Saggio.

Dates: 1918-1972

Nino Caradonna papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC413
Abstract

Papers (1911-1980) of Nino Caradonna (1898-1980), a well-known Italian American poet, consist of correspondence; manuscripts; and miscellaneous papers. Correspondents include many Italian American writers and community leaders.

Dates: 1911-1980

Onorio Ruotolo papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2321
Abstract Papers (ca. 1915-1966) of sculptor and poet Onorio Ruotolo (1888-1966) include biographical information, organizational papers and correspondence of the Leonardo Da Vince Art School, photographs, illustrations, poetry and prose works; articles and criticisms of his works; and works of and about other individuals. Correspondents include Helen Keller, Fiorello La Guardia, Arturo Giovannitti, Alberto Viviani, Armando Mazza, Dorothy Caruso, Rosita Carotti Leoparddi di Lesparto, and many...
Dates: 1915-1966

Rosemary Cappello papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC407
Abstract

The Papers of Rosemary Cappello (1974-1976) include articles and poetry. Articles include her reminiscences of her father, John Petracca (1900- ), an immigrant from Teano, Italy.

Dates: 1974-1976

Vincenzo De Lalla papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC522
Abstract

Papers (1927-1964) of Vincenzo de Lalla (b.1883) consist of correspondence with the Italian American poets and authors Arturo Giovannitti; Nino Caradonna; Cesare Crespi; Onorio Ruotola; and others. Many of the letters contain comments on literary works and discussions of political events. In the Ruotolo and Crespi folders, requests for financial support from de Lalla and expressions of gratitude for his support are important themes. Also included are six poems by de Lalla.

Dates: 1927-1964 300 L ar in