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Italian American theater.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Arturo Giovannitti papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IHRC775
Abstract

Papers of Arturo Giovannitti consist of a typescript play entitled "The Alpha and the Omega (In Memory of a very Rich Holy Man)."

Dates: 1959

Clara C. Grillo papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: IHRC843
Abstract

Papers (ca. 1928-1977) of Clara (Corica) Grillo include newspaper clippings; a transcript of an interview with her; correspondence between her husband Dominic Grillo and Eduardo Migliaccio (Farfariello); articles on Italians in Cleveland, Ohio, and the International Institute of Cleveland; and correspondence, playbills, and financial records pertaining to theater, films, and vaudeville.

Dates: 1928-1977

Eduardo Migliaccio papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1540
Abstract

Papers (1909-1958) of Italian American character actor Eduardo Migliaccio "Farfariello" (1880-1946) consist of photographs, playbills, correspondence, manuscript and published sheet music, and scrapbooks of memorabilia. Photographs from the collection have been digitized and are available in the U Media Archive digital repository, please see a link in the "Digital material" section below.

Dates: 1909-1958

Ernest Tummolillo papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IHRC2617
Abstract

Papers (1902-1977) of Ernesto Tummolillo (1879-1916), a noted Neopolitan playwright who came to the United States in 1901 consist of photocopies of a biography written by his great grandson Gennaro Dispigno, correspondence, photographs, Neopolitan songs, a play written by Tummolillo, and newspaper clippings. Tummolillo also worked at the Ellis Island Immigration Office.

Dates: 1902-1977

Italian Actors Union (New York, New York) records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: IHRC1087
Abstract

Records (1938-1969) of the Italian Actors Union (New York, New York), a branch of the Associated Actors and Artistes of America, comprise constitution and by-laws, membership lists, correspondence, scripts, speeches and essays concerning Italian theater in New York, contracts, memoranda, financial records, materials pertaining to the Italian Recreation Center (New York), and, on microfilm only, the minutes of the Executive Council (1939-1963).

Dates: 1938-1969

Pietro Di Donato papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC541
Abstract

Papers of Italian American author Pietro Di Donato consist of a photocopy of the manuscript for his play "Moro" and interview drafts, correspondence, audio cassettes.

Dates: 1930-1987