Italian Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Aldobrando Piacenza papers
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.
Anthony Sorrentino papers
Literary manuscript (1950-1975) of Anthony Sorrentino consists of two photocopied drafts of "It's An Inside Job," the story of a project to prevent juvenile delinquency and crime in Chicago's neighborhoods. One manuscript dates from 1950, the other from 1975 when it was being readied for publication.
Fiore Di Giulio papers
Memoirs of Fiore DiGiulio entitled "Thoughts and Memories of the Native Village: Villetta Barrea" (62 pages). Translated by Jerine DiGiulio. Included is also a copy of the original manuscript in Italian.
First Italian Presbyterian Church, (Chicago, Illinois) records
Records (1891-1940) of the First Italian Presbyterian Church (Chicago, Illinois) consist of minutes of the sessions.
Mario Manzardo papers
Papers (1967-1977) of Mario Manzardo consist of articles on the Pullman, Roseland, and Kensington neighborhoods of Chicago, Illinois (ca. 1920s and 1930s); articles on labor history (ca. 1890-1930s); book reviews; ephemera from labor, political, and community activities in Chicago (ca. 1960s-1970s). Many articles are typescripts; clippings are mainly from the South End Reporter (Chicago, Illinois) and Hyde Park Herald.