Clothing workers -- Labor unions.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Papers (ca. 1930-1976) of Angela Bambace (1898-1975) include correspondence; speeches; newspaper clippings; photographs; and publications. Bambace was a labor organizer and vice-president of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.
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.
Papers (1915-1937) of Gioacchino Artoni (1866-1937), an Italian American labor organizer, consist primarily of newspaper clippings about him.
Papers (ca. 1933-1961) of Italian American labor leader Giuseppe D. Procopio comprise articles and clippings about his union activities. Procopio was from Calabria, Italy, born ca. 1890. He was active in the Confederazione Italo-Americano del Lavoro, the United Shoe Workers of America, Local 563 Shoe Service Union, President of International Wholesale and Department Store Union, and chairman of America Aid to Calabria after World War II.