|Creator:||Anzalone, Charles, 1888-1959.|
|Abstract:||Papers (1937-1970) of Charles Anzalone (1888-1959), an Italian American immigrant in rural Louisiana, include biographical information; correspondence; and newspaper clippings pertaining to his political career; materials pertaining to legislation; and a seminar paper by John V. Baiamonte, Jr. Anzalone was a leader in the strawberry industry and was active in Louisiana politics.|
|Quantity:||1 microfilm reel.|
|Language:||In English and Italian.|
Charles Anzalone (1888-1959) was born in Cefalidina, Sicily, and came to the United States with his parents in 1896. He worked for six years as a laborer on Louisiana sugar plantations and then moved in 1902 to Independence, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, to pick strawberries. He became a farmer and leader in the strwberry industry, and was prominent in business and civic affairs. Anzalone, a devoted follower of Huey Long, was active in local politics; he was alderman and then mayor of Independence, and later a state representative.
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The Anzalone, Charles Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
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