Browse Collections (13 total)

Periodicals: newspapers and magazines

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The collection is rich in hard to find magazines and/or newspapers like Ernesto Valentini's Zarathustra, Vincenzo Vacirca's Il Solco and La Strada,…

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Political subversives IV: Arturo Giovannitti, Carlo Tresca, and their circles

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Arturo Giovannitti immigrated to Montreal at the age of 17, where he became a Protestant pastor. He then moved to Pennsylvania, preaching mostly to…

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Political subversives III: Fascists and anti-fascists

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The Anti-Fascist movement embraced diverse leftists, including Carlo Tresca, as noted above. Opposition to Mussolini from the left was reflected by…

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Looking homeward: Publication in Italy (and elsewhere) of works about Americans and Italians

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The writers here sometimes looked homeward, to Italy (but also France and elsewhere), to find a publisher who was sufficiently interested in the…

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Political subversives I: The bibliographic travels of Luigi Galleani and Armando Borghi

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Luigi Galleani Galleani was one of the anarchist movement’s most eloquent writers and spellbinding orators, heir to the great Errico Malatesta in…

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Learning the languages: For Americans and Italians

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The “languages” here are, of course, both English and Italian. In ways that I could not begin to perceive when I started collecting works in Italian,…

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Outside of New York and the Northeast: San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia

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While much of this collection – about half of the ítems in it – was published in the major centers of Italian population in New York City, New Jersey…

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