|Creator:||Grandinetti, Emilio, 1882-1964.|
|Abstract:||Papers (1910-1960) of Italian American author, editor, and labor organizer Emilio Grandinetti (1882-1964) include personal correspondence largely relating to his union activities and affiliation with the Mazzini Society and the Democratic Party, Foreign Language Division; union hand-bills and pamphlets; newspaper clippings pertaining to the A.C.W.A., especially in Chicago, Cincinnati, and St. Louis, to the Chicago Tailor's Strike of 1910 and to organizing of the Curlee Clothing Company in St. Louis. Many of the articles were taken from Il Lavoro, the Italian language organ of the A.C.W.A., and the Advance, its English language newspaper.Also included are articles from La Parola del Popolo, which Grandinetti edited; and typescripts highlighting his opposition to Fascism, as well as speeches and photographs.|
|Quantity:||1 linear ft.|
|Language:||In Italian and English.|
Emilio Grandinetti (1882-1964) was born in Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy. Before coming to America in 1907, he was active in newspaper work and socialist agitation. After his arrival in America, Grandinetti was an organizer for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America from ca. 1914 until he retired in 1948. His union activities were centered in Cleveland, Ohio, but he was also active in strikes and organization in Chicago, Ill.and St. Louis, Mo. In addition to his union work, Grandinetti was a publicist and author. After retiring, he was editor of La Parola del Popolo (Chicago, Ill.).
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The Grandinetti, Emilio, 1882-1964 Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
|Italian American newspapers.|
|Italian American press.|
|Clothing workers--Labor unions.|
|Garment Workers' Strike, Chicago, Ill., 1910.|
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