University of Minnesota

Artoni, Gioacchino, Papers

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Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Artoni, Gioacchino, 1866-1937.
Dates: 1915-1942
Abstract: Papers (1915-1937) of Gioacchino Artoni (1866-1937), an Italian American labor organizer, consist primarily of newspaper clippings about him.
Quantity: 0.5 linear in.
Language: In English and Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC244

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Gioacchino Artoni (1886-1937) was born in Gualtresi, Reggio-Emilia, Italy. After coming to the United States, he worked as a manual laborer, as a miner in Pennsylvania, as a ditch digger, a farmer, and in the silk industry in Paterson, N.J. Artoni, a socialist, was self-educated. He was an organizer of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, and was known with great affection by his colleagues as "Papa Artoni".


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


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The Artoni, Gioacchino collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Artoni, Gioacchino Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans.
Italian American Socialists.
Labor leaders.
Clothing workers--Labor unions.

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