University of Minnesota

Sarcone, Antonio L., Papers

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Sarcone, Antonio L., 1884-1964.
Dates: 1904-1964
Abstract: Antonio L. "Tony" Sarcone (1884-1964) was editor of The American Citizen, an Italian-American newspaper published in Des Moines, Iowa. Papers include correspondence, citations, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs relevant to Sarcone's life and to the Italian community in Des Moines. Included are constitutions and by-laws of various Italian American organizations, correspondence and clippings re Sarcone's work with the Italian Welfare Society, materials pertaining to The American Citizen, the Hay Fever Club of America, Inc., and miscellany.
Quantity: 4 linear ft.
Language: In English
Collection ID: IHRC2359

HISTORICAL SKETCH

An editor and journalist, Antonio L. "Tony" Sarcone (1884-1964) was born at Crucoli, Italy, and immigrated to the United States in 1906. He settled in Des Moines, Iowa, and became editor of The American Citizen (previously Il Risveglio). His activities included civic, political, and organizational work in numerous capacities, with particular emphasis on Americanization of immigrants.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Sarcone, Antonio L. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Sarcone, Antonio L. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Sarcone, Antonio L. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--Iowa--Des Moines--Societies, etc.
Italian American journalists.
Italian-American newspapers--Iowa--Des Moines

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