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See the general entry for Il Martello for the years 1918-1943 (repeated in a few descriptions of individual issues) for the history of the founding and running by Carlo Tresca of this, perhaps the most famous and almost surely the most long-lived of…

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See the general entry for Il Martello for the years 1918-1943 (repeated in a few descriptions of individual issues) for the history of the founding and running by Carlo Tresca of this, perhaps the most famous and almost surely the most long-lived of…

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See the general entry for Il Martello for the years 1918-1943 for the history of the founding and running by Carlo Tresca of this, perhaps the most famous and almost surely the most long-lived of the radical newspapers in Italian in the Italian…

Il Martello No. 2.jpg
See the general entry for Il Martello for the years 1918-1943 for the history of the founding and running by Carlo Tresca of this, perhaps the most famous and almost surely the most long-lived of the radical newspapers in Italian in the Italian…

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See the general entry for Il Martello for the years 1918-1943 for the history of the founding and running by Carlo Tresca of this, perhaps the most famous and almost surely the most long-lived of the radical newspapers in Italian in the Italian…

Il Martello No. 14.jpg
See the general entry for Il Martello for the years 1918-1943 for the history of the founding and running by Carlo Tresca of this, perhaps the most famous and almost surely the most long-lived of the radical newspapers in Italian in the Italian…

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Carlo Tresca was the editor-in-chief (or equivalent) at several radical newspapers over his career, but the one that he founded and ran for decades — Il Martello — is the one most closely identified with him, and he with it. Tresca founded Il…

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Carlo Tresca was the editor-in-chief (or equivalent) at several radical newspapers over his career, but the one that he founded and ran for decades — Il Martello — is the one most closely identified with him, and he with it. Tresca founded Il…

Il Martello No. 24.jpg
Carlo Tresca was the editor-in-chief (or equivalent) at several radical newspapers over his career, but the one that he founded and ran for decades — Il Martello — is the one most closely identified with him, and he with it. Tresca founded Il…

Il Martello No. 9.jpg
Carlo Tresca was the editor-in-chief (or equivalent) at several radical newspapers over his career, but the one that he founded and ran for decades — Il Martello — is the one most closely identified with him, and he with it. Tresca founded Il…

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Carlo Tresca was the editor-in-chief (or equivalent) at several radical newspapers over his career, but the one that he founded and ran for decades — Il Martello — is the one most closely identified with him, and he with it. Tresca founded Il…

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Aldo (Aldino) Felicani, a typographer and anarchist who started newspapers in Cleveland and elsewhere in the U.S. and who was intimately involved in trying to save Sacco and Vanzetti (he was the treasurer of the Sacco and Vanzetti Defense Committee…

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See the lengthy history of this work in the description of the 1927 Edizione Libertarie edition published in Italian in New York in order to understand where this edition fits into that history.Borghi's work was only published in Italy (of course, in…

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See the lengthy history of this work in the description of the 1927 Edizione Libertarie edition published in Italian in New York in order to understand where this edition fits into that history.Borghi's work continued its popularity in Italy, some 16…

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Anyone wondering why the collection would include a book printed in Dutch will want to consult the main entry for the first Italian publication, in New York, of Armando Borghi's Mussolini in camicia.This is the Dutch translation of that work: shortly…

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This is an edited version of an essay which had appeared first in the U.S., in the Italian-American anarchist paper L'Adunata dei Refrattari, edited by "Max Sartin" (Raffaele Schiavina) after he secretly returned to the U.S. following his deportation…

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This one-of-a-kind 1926 volume tells of the internal struggles of the Sons of Italy during the fascist era about whether to support the fascist regime in Italy. Benanti seems to have been pro-fascist, but see discussion below of his later…

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We can estimate the date of this work because the introduction begins from the vantage point of "21 years after the beginning of the last world war," which was 1914; thus, it is 1935.Among the advertisements on the recto of the last leaf is that of…

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Armando Borghi’s unflattering biography of Mussolini, Mussolini in camicia, was too dangerous (to author, publisher or printer) to be released in Italy: soon after Mussolini’s rise to power in 1922, publishing a work criticizing him or the Fascist…

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This leaflet contains a poem by the Italian-American labor poet Crivello dedicated to the assassinated Italian immigrant activist Fierro, with a portrait. Fierro had been killed by Frank Moffer (real name Moddifori) during a clash in Astoria, Queens,…

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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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Valera (b. Como 1850 - d. Milano 1926) was a prolific journalist and novelist - referred to as the "Zola of Italy" - who led an even more colorful life than his confreres among anti-fascists. He spent three years in prison in the late 1880s for his…

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Vacirca’s anti-fascist biography of Mussolini covers the period from his growing up in poverty to his rise to “Il Duce” in 1925 and emperor in 1936. The bright pictorial cover (artist unknown) is illustrated with a graphic drawing of a red-eyed…

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First produced in New York on April 19, 1931, at the Civic Repertory Theatre, Madre remains one of the best-known anti-fascist plays written and produced in America by Italians. It is discussed at some length by historian Marcella Bencivenni in…

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The premiere performance of this play opened at the Central Opera House, located at 205 East 67th Street in New York on Sunday, December 13, 1925. It was based on actual historical circumstances — namely, a staged attentato, or attempt (to…
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