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Italian Americans

Italian Americans. Ethnographic Photographs from Library of Congress.
At the conclusion of the procession, dignitaries stand in front of the Montescaglioso Club, on Lewis Street; the tall man to the right is Congressman Herbert Klein, and the man to his right is Paterson mayor William Pascrell.
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The Italian boys in New York - tortures of the training room / A. Gault.

Prints shows an Italian boy being whipped by his boss in a small room full of children playing music.

View of "Mulberry Bend" - Arrival of contract laborers for the coal mines

Crowd of Italian Americans in Mulberry Street, New York City.

A Sicilian café in New York / Drawn by W.A. Rogers.

Illustration shows a woman serving coffee to men at a table as a small girl plays with a cat and a baby in the corner.

[Sympathetic neighbor: What's ze mat', Bartolozzi?]

A group of Italian Americans stand behind a distraught organ grinder, who sits on his organ with his face buried in his hands. Before him stands his tottering, inebriated monkey who has just consumed the chian... more

Le tragedie del lavoro

Front page of newspaper, Il progresso Italo-Americano, with story about the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire. Includes list of Italian American victims, a drawing of a victim and photograph of police.

Agli Americani d'origine straniera [...] Comprate dei Liberty Bonds

Poster in Italian, encouraging immigrants to buy Liberty Bonds. Poster is text only.