University of Minnesota

Velona, Fort, Papers

Finding Aid


IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Velona, Fort, 1893-1965.
Dates: 1919-1962
Abstract: Papers (1919-1962) of Italian American socialist Fort Velon (1893-1965) contain correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, articles, cartoons and published items. Velona's work appeared in La Parola del Popolo (Chicago), Nuovo Mundo, and La Stampa Libera. The bulk of the collection consists of originals of caricatures and cartoons dealing with domestic and international labor and politics. Issues of and clippings from La Parola del Popolo are also included.
Quantity: 8 linear in.
Language: In Italian and English.
Collection ID: IHRC2786

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Fort Velona (1893-1965) was a prominent Italian American socialist active in the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. He was well known for his caricatures and political cartoons.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Velona, Fort collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Velona, Fort collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Velona, Fort Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian American newspapers.
Italian Americans.
Socialists.
Cartoonists.
World politics--Caricatures and cartoons.

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