University of Minnesota

Yona, David, Papers

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Yona, David, 1901-1971.
Dates: 1971
Abstract: Papers (ca. 1971) of Jewish-Italians David Yona (1901-1975), a civil engineer and writer, and his wife Anna (Foa) Yona, consist of two typed manuscripts of memoirs. David's memoirs cover his childhood through 1932; Anna's cover the years 1932-1945. Also included is a list of David Yona's articles which appeared in La Controcurrente.
Quantity: 1 linear in.
Language: In English
Collection ID: IHRC2874

HISTORICAL SKETCH

A civil engineer by profession and a frequent contributor of articles to the Italian American magazine La Controcorrente (Boston, Massachusetts) during and after WWII, David Yona (1901-1971) was born in Iurea, in northern Italy. He and Anna (Foa) Yona were married in 1932 in Turin; they came to the United States in 1940, and lived in New York City.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Yona, David collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Yona, David collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Yona, David Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian American authors.
Italian Americans--Personal narratives.
Civil engineers.

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