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The I.W.W. Italian language newspaper, Il Proletario, has a glorious and lengthy history of many decades and almost unique importance in the Italian American non-anarchist left. It was started by Italian socialists in 1896 in Pittburgh, and soon…

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See main entry (for all five issues) for a description of this "libertarian" anarchist newspaper, shut down by the fascists in Milan in 1922, when edited from Rome by Malatesta, according to Enrico Arrigoni, as quoted in Avrich, and then reborn in…

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See main entry for a description of this anarchist and libertarian journal, first published in Milan, though Errico Malatesta edited it from Rome, according to Enrico Arrigoni, from an interview by Paul Avrich, and then, when the fascists shut it…

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See description and history of this newspaper in the general entry for February - May 1925.

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See description and history of this newspaper in the general entry for February - May 1925.

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An excerpt from this work is published in Durante. On April 6, 1930, in a public debate at Cooper Union in New York, Borghi participated in the debate on the theme "I problemi della rivoluzione italiana dopo l'abbattimento del fascismo" (the problems…

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This "silent" trial was part of a "frame-up," as author Jacopo Tori says. Before the "famous bombing" of July 1916, the Chamber of Commerce of San Francisco had collected a million dollars to fight organized labor in California. General strikes took…

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The papers of the honoree of the event on the occasion of his 60th birthday, long-time labor leader Giuseppe D. Procopio, are at the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota.

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Like Che cosa è l’I.W.W.?, this work and L'I.W.W. nella teoria e nella pratica of Justus Ebert three years later, in Chicago, q.v., are translations from English-language originals, intended to reach an Italian-language-only audience of workers who…

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Dedicated to Riccardo Cordiferro. Pucciu (b. Italy, 1876; d. New York, 1927), or Puccio, was a sculptor and carver, with a studio in Brooklyn, as well as an accomplished dialect poet who began to publish verses in the literary and political magazine,…

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I can find nothing about Maria Jaconis, either in Durante or elsewhere, or about this self-published work, released after the heyday of Italian language poetry in the U.S. (with the exception of Ruotolo, Tusiani and a few others who began publishing…

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The Galilei Club was another chosen name for an anarchist group, reflecting the independence of its namesake (whose last name the group used, rather than the more familiar first name, Galileo), as well as his battles with the religious authorities.…

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This work contains Giovannitti’s speech (entitled “Davanti ai Giurati di Salem, Massachusetts” [Before the Jurors of Salem, Mass.]) in 1912 to the jurors in the trial at which he, Joseph Ettor and Joseph Caruso were accused of the murder of Anna Lo…

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The title page states Giantino as the author, with no publication date; however, this pamphlet begins with an introduction by Mario De Ciampis dated 1923. Like most unionist pamphlets, this pamphlet contains the preamble of the I.W.W., and also…

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With a translation (from Calabrese into Italian) by F. Greco, this recounts an evening soiree given in honor of Cordiferro by his friends from Acri (Cosenza) 14 December 1930 in the house of Antonio Meringolo in Brooklyn.See the full description of…

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This work, published by the book arm of the Italian-language Argentinian newspaper, La Voce dei Calabresi, commemorates and reflects a literary soiree held in Brooklyn in 1930 (and elsewhere, e.g., Toronto) in which the title poem was recited (and…

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Giuseppe Cannata succeeded Edmondo Rossoni in the Federazione Socialista Italiana and as editor of Il Proletario. He was also, along with Tresca, a founding member of AFANA, the Anti-Fascist Alliance of North America.A list of all works in the…

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On the rear cover is a list of newspapers and magazines published by the I.W.W., in English, Italian and 7 other languages. Giuseppe Cannata succeeded Edmondo Rossoni in the Federazione Socialista Italiana and as editor of Il Proletario. The earlier…

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Ludovico (really Michele) Caminita (b. Palermo, 1878 - d. New York 1943?) had one of the lengthiest, most varied and colorful lives of all the Italian anarchists in America, starting or writing a number of newspapers (with politics ranging from left…

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This is one of two works by Braida, and in the same period, published by the Libreria Ed. dei Lavoratori industriali del Mondo, i.e., the I.W.W, and in the Collection. The other is Unionismo industriale, co-authored with Giovanni Baldazzi.
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