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The full run of issues of Il Proletario from 1924, companion volume to the full run of 1923 issues also in the collection.This most important I.W.W. newspaper (which began in 1896 and lasted until 1946) was edited at various times by an all-star list…

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The full run of issues of Il Proletario from 1923, the companion volume of the 1924 full run in the collection.The front page of the May Day 1923 issue of Il Proletario feautres a striking cover illustration, captioned “The heads of the monstrous…

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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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At 352 pages, this edition of Nettlau's biography of Malatesta - published in the same year (1922) and by the same publisher (Il Martello) -  is 48 pages longer than the other edition. See the other edition for a brief bio of Nettlau, who was…

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This short (13-page) pamphlet was published in Barre, VT by the Cronaca Sovversiva only about a year after that newspaper's founding in 1903 on the types of political views of different people the narrator met while a student at the University of…

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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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This is a short biography by Damiani of Niccolò Converti , an anarchist writer who published, among other works, Repubblica ed anarchia (Tunisia, 1889), which Damiani mentions.  Born in 1855 or, according to Damiani, 1858 in Cosenza (Calabria),…

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Gigi Damiani (b. Rome, 1876; d. Rome, 1953) was an author well published in the U.S., but there is no evidence that he ever set foot in this country. Other than a few plays published in Detroit, and one in New York, the plays of Damiani were all…

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This feminist, anti-war play is the best known work of socialist and suffragette Wentworth (b. 1872 - d. 1942); it's a topic that would have appealed to Carlo Tresca, proprietor of Il Martello and its book publishing arm. Tresca also used the…

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The preface by Carlo Tresca sets up the themes of the work: that believers think the soul is immortal, that there is an "eternal world" that he deems "horrible" in which believers are supposed to - according to his usual enemies, the priests - both…

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Vella, an anarchist and Spanish Civil War veteran, briefly visited the US in 1923, where he was a contributor to Il Martello, and witness for the defense in Carlo Tresca's trial for sending obscene material through the mails. Arrested at a rally in…

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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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The subject of La Russia in fiamme is one Vacirca knew well from his interviews (while a senator in Italy) with Lenin and Trotsky: the Russian Revolution, from its inception in 1917. The first few pages feature quotations in French (Romain Rolland)…

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Trombetta (b. Aquila, 1885 - d. New York, ca. 1950s) was a freelance journalist who immigrated to the U.S. in 1903, became an American citizenship, and then lost it. He began his journalistic career at the L’Italia Nostra (Our Italy), a weekly…

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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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This collection of poetry is dedicated to those who have gone through the same struggles that Damiani had suffered.For a brief biography of Damiani, see entry for his La bottega. After the deaths of Galleani and Malatesta, the fascist regime in Italy…

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This six-month period of Il Carroccio in 1932 contains essays by Mussolini in nearly every monthly issue, as well as pro-fascist poetry in several issues by Rosa Zagnoni Marinoni, the poet laureate of Arkansas, and essays by Edward Corsi, Giuseppe…

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The title of one essay by a non-Italian (P.W. Wilson) - "Two Men Who Stand As Symbols  - Pius XI and Mussolini," stands out.Some poems by one Anna Lannutti in the December issue stand out for the frequent phenomenon we have seen, of the politics of…

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See both the description in the 1915 volume below (Il Carroccio, Anno 1, Vol. 2, Nos. 7-12 - Agosto [August] - Dicembre [December] 1915) and in the hyperlink for the "main entry" at the end (1915-1932) for its history and place in Italian American…

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Essays and verse by some of the regulars of Il Carroccio for years, such as Mussolini and Balbo (essays) and Rosa Zagnoni Marinoni and Rodolfo Pucelli (verse).See both the description in the 1915 volume below (Il Carroccio, Anno 1, Vol. 2, Nos. 7-12…

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See both the description in the 1915 volume below (Il Carroccio, Anno 1, Vol. 2, Nos. 7-12 - Agosto [August] - Dicembre [December] 1915) and in the "main entry" hyperlinked at the end (1915-1932) for Il Carroccio's history and place in Italian…

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See both the description in the 1915 volume below (Il Carroccio, Anno 1, Vol. 2, Nos. 7-12 - Agosto [August] - Dicembre [December] 1915) and in the "main entry" hyperlinked at the end (1915-1932) for Il Carroccio's history and place in Italian…

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See both the description in the 1915 volume below (Il Carroccio, Anno 1, Vol. 2, Nos. 7-12 - Agosto [August] - Dicembre [December] 1915) and in the "main entry" hyperlinked at the end (1915-1932) for Il Carroccio's history and place in Italian…

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See both the description in the 1915 volume below (Il Carroccio, Anno 1, Vol. 2, Nos. 7-12 - Agosto [August] - Dicembre [December] 1915) and in the "main entry" hyperlinked at the end (1915-1932) for Il Carroccio's history and place in Italian…
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