University of Minnesota

Scigliano, George A., Papers

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Scigliano, George A., 1874-1906.
Dates: 1874-1907
Abstract: Papers (1874-1907) of Massachusetts state representative George A. Scignliano (1874-1906) consist of photocopies of newspaper clippings concerning activities of this Italian American political leader in Boston, Massacchusetts.
Quantity: 0.5 linear in.
Language: In English and Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC2371

HISTORICAL SKETCH

An attorney active in local and state government, George A. Scigliano (1874-1906) was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was city councilman (1901-1903) for Boston's 6th ward, the first Italian leader elected to public office. From 1904 to 1906, he was a state representative. Scigliano, who was much loved by the Italian community for his efforts on behalf of Italian immigrants, was an anti-Mafia crusader, anti-padrone system, and anti-immigrant banks, which were often corrupt.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Scigliano, George A. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Scigliano, George A. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Scigliano, George A. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Banks and banking.
Italian Americans--Massachusetts--Boston.
Legislators--Massachusetts.
Lawyers.
City council members--Massachusetts--Boston.

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