University of Minnesota

Piacenza, Aldobrando, Papers

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Piacenza, Aldobrando, 1888-1976.
Dates: 1951-1973
Abstract: Papers (1951-1973) of Aldobrando Piacenza (1888-1976), an Italian American poet, painter, and folk artist from Chicago, Ill., contain articles about his art work and a short autobiography. Piacenza was born in Sant'Anna Pelaso and came to the United States in 1902. He lived in Chicago and Highwood, and worked as a gardener, store clerk, bakery employee, and owner of an ice cream parlor. His art work included elaborate bird houses.
Quantity: 1 linear in.
Language: In Italian and English.
Collection ID: IHRC2079

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CITE AS

The Piacenza, Aldobrando Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian American poets.
Folk artists.
Artists.
Italian Americans--Illinois--Chicago.

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