University of Minnesota

Clemente, Edigio, Papers

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Clemente, Egidio, b.1899.
Dates: 1925-1970
Abstract: Papers (1925-1970) of Clemente Egidio (b. 1899), an Italian American editor and journalist, relate mostly to publication of the labor magazine La Parola del Popolo, the organ of the Italian Socialist Federation, of which he was editor and publisher. Included is correspondence with prominent Italians and Italian Americans relating to the Socialist movement in the United States and Italy, the Vietnam war, and other topics.
Quantity: 2.5 linear ft.
Language: Mostly in Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC460

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Egidio Clemente (b. 1899) was born in Trieste and came to the United States in 1920 after being imprisoned during WWI for Italian sympathies. In New York and Pittsburgh, he was active in the Italian Socialist Federation of the Socialist Party of America. He also worked for La Parola del Popolo, the organ of the Italian Socialist Federation and for the anti-fascist Il Nuovo Mundo. He continued to work in the Socialist movement and in labor organizing and anti-fascist activities. During World War II, he served in United States intelligence operations in Algeria, Sicily and Rome. He received commendations for that and other activities.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Clemente, Edigio collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Clemente, Edigio collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Clemente, Edigio Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Labor leaders.
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.
Journalists.
Italian American Socialists.
Italian Americans.

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