University of Minnesota

Capraro, Anthony, Papers

Finding Aid


IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Capraro, Anthony, 1891-1975.
Dates: 1896-1975
Abstract: Papers (1896-1975) of Anthony Capraro (1891-1975), an Italian American labor organizer, contain correspondence; photographs; and articles.
Quantity: 26 linear ft.
Language: In Italian and English.
Collection ID: IHRC408

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Anthony Capraro (1891-1975) was an Italian American labor organizer, editor of Alba Nuova and Utopia, labor arbiter, and spokesman for antifascism among Italian Americans. Capraro was a major figure in the Lawrence (Massachusetts) textile strike of 1919 and an organizer of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. In addition to his other work, he acted to help Italian exiles who came to the United States.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Capraro, Anthony collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Capraro, Anthony collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Capraro, Anthony Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Labor leaders.
Labor unions--Clothing workers.
Anti-fascist movements--United States.
Strikes and lockouts--Textile industry.
Textile Workers' Strike, Lawrence, Mass., 1912.

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