University of Minnesota

Valenti, Girolamo, Papers

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Valenti, Girolamo, 1892-1958.
Dates: 1904-1960
Abstract: Papers (1904-1960) of Girolamo Valenti (1892-1958), an Italian American labor organizer, editor, and anti-fascist, include correspondence and published items, newspaper clippings on fascism, socialism, and WWI, photographs, pamphlets, cartoons and caricatures by Fort Velona, and materials pertaining to Arturo Giovannitti and New York politicians.
Quantity: 2 microfilm reels.
Language: In Italian and English.
Collection ID: IHRC2770

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Girolamo Valenti (1892-1958), a labor organizer for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers in the east, was also editor of several Italian American publications. Valenti was born in Valguarnera, Sicily, and came to the United States in 1911. In addition to labor organizing activities, he edited the anti-fascist daily Il Nuovo Mundo (1925-1931), La Stampa Libera, La Parola del Popolo (New York), and Parola dei Socialisti. He also worked for the Italian American radio station WHAY (Connecticut).


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Valenti, Girolamo collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Valenti, Girolamo collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Valenti, Girolamo Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian American labor leaders.
Labor unions--Officials and employees.
Socialism.
Fascism.
World War, 1914-1918.

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