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Italian Americans. Ethnographic Photographs.Created by: PICRYLDated: 2016
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.
Italian Americans. Ethnographic Photographs from Library of Congress.
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School children, half of Polish and half of Italian descent, at a festival in May 1942, Southington, Conn.
The Italian boys in New York - tortures of the training room / A. Gault.

The Italian boys in New York - tortures of the training room / A. Gaul...

Prints shows an Italian boy being whipped by his boss in a small room full of children playing music. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 17, no. 872 (1883 September 13 ), p. 801. Title from item.

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

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

Crowd of Italian Americans in Mulberry Street, New York City. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 66 (1888 Aug. 11), pp. 412-413.

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

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?]

[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

Italian garbage women on Mulberry Street

Italian garbage women on Mulberry Street

Illus. in: Darkness and daylight: or, Lights and shadows of New York life. A woman's narrative of mission and rescue work in tough places, with personal experiences among the poor in regions of poverty and vic... More

New York, N.Y. - Exterior of Italian watchmaker's shop

New York, N.Y. - Exterior of Italian watchmaker's shop

George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Italians in U.S.; Geogr.; Stores; Clocks.

Italian bread peddlers, Mulberry St., New York
[Italian market, Mulberry Street, New York]
An organ grinder in the Italian quarter

An organ grinder in the Italian quarter

Postcard shows people gathered around an organ grinder playing a street organ, probably in New York City. 7257 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. No. 5691. Unprocessed... More

Italian headquarters, Madison St., New Orleans, La.
"Fire- Fire - I Want to Make the Fire." An Italian Boy on Salem Street Saturday Morning, offering to make fires for Jewish People.  Location: Boston, Massachusetts.
Name: Children from school No. 2 in the Italian district Terrace[?] nr. Genesee St. Many of these children spend their summer vacations in the canning and fruit picking settlements where their parents go to work during the season. Feb. 8, 1910, Buffalo, N.Y.  Location: Buffalo, New York (State)
Exterior of 260 Terrace Street. Several Italian families, which spend the summer in the Cannery District, live here.  Location: Buffalo, New York (State)
[Children from school No. 2 in the Italian district Terrace[?] nr. GeneSt. Many of these children spend their summer vacations in the canning and fruit picking settlements where their parents go to work during the season. Feb. 8, 1910, Buffalo, N.Y.]  Location: Buffalo, New York (State)
[Children from school No. 2 in the Italian district Terrace[?] nr. GeneSt. Many of these children spend their summer vacations in the canning and fruit picking settlements where their parents go to work during the season. Feb. 8, 1910, Buffalo, N.Y.]  Location: Buffalo, New York (State)
Le tragedie del lavoro

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.

Abbe, said 10 years old who picks 10 pails a day. Also two young Italian illiterates.  Location: Rochester [vicinity] Eldridge Bog, Massachusetts.
Italian family crocheting bags. Father sick in bed (not contagious). (For complete details see Miss E.C. Watson's report.)  Location: New York, New York (State)
(For Child Welfare Exhibit 1912-13.) Cigarettes, Spruce St., Italian Boys, Providence, R.I. Nov 23, 1912.  Location: Providence, Rhode Island.
This is the total attendance (2 pupils) at Sanders School, #30, near Sterling, Logan Co., Colo., October 25, 1915, seven weeks after school opened. The total enrol[l]ment will reach 15 or 17 after beet work is over. Sept, 6, school opened with 12 pupils. Low attendance will continue for several weeks. The teacher, Miss Allison, says that out of 8 months of school, many of the children will get only four months schooling on account of beet work. The 2 pupils are, Harold, a 9 yr. old American boy whose family hires beet-workers, and 6 yr. old Lena, who belongs to an Italian family with 9 children, Padroni. (See 4043).  Location: Sterling [vicinity], Colorado.
Agli Americani d'origine straniera [...] Comprate dei Liberty Bonds

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

Poster in Italian, encouraging immigrants to buy Liberty Bonds. Poster is text only. Forms part of: Willard and Dorothy Straight Collection.

Boy's Activities - War Work in Europe - One of the junior members of the American Red Cross Boy Scout Brigade. He is a young Italian-American

Boy's Activities - War Work in Europe - One of the junior members of t...

Date Taken: 1918 Photographer: American Red Cross Boy's Activities - War Work in Europe

Department of Labor, training service. Italian class receiving instruction in English and citizenship, Newark, N.J. Y.M.C.A.
Back of campaign card used by Marianna Costa when she ran for the office of secretary-treasurer of Dyers Local No. 1733, in Paterson, 1933.

Back of campaign card used by Marianna Costa when she ran for the offi...

Forms part of a group of images which are copies of black-and-white photos in the collection of Marianna Costa, a retired official in Paterson's dyers union local who lives in Haledon, NJ.

Front of campaign card used by Marianna Costa when she ran for the office of secretary-treasurer of Dyers Local No. 1733, in Paterson, 1933.

Front of campaign card used by Marianna Costa when she ran for the off...

Forms part of a group of images which are copies of black-and-white photos in the collection of Marianna Costa, a retired official in Paterson's dyers union local who lives in Haledon, NJ.

Farm owned by James Pompey, who 20 years ago came from Italy on the advice of a brother, Southington, Connecticut. People of Finnish, Slav, German, and Polish extraction help him to farm it
At Beecher Street School, whose student body consists of half Americans of Italian descent and half of Americans of Polish descent, Southington, Conn. The Queen of the May was Emily Schwak, of Polish extraction; the King, Philip D'Agostino, of Italian
Front of campaign card used by Marianna Costa when she ran for the office of secretary-treasurer of Dyers Local No. 1733, in Paterson, 1933.

Front of campaign card used by Marianna Costa when she ran for the off...

Forms part of a group of images which are copies of black-and-white photos in the collection of Marianna Costa, a retired official in Paterson's dyers union local who lives in Haledon, NJ.

Nick Grillo, as a boy in Italy, dreamed of America and its opportunity, Southington, Connecticut. He saved enough money for boat passage to this country. Today, after 22 years, he is one of the world's outstanding flori-culturists, developer of the famous "Thornless Rose," an age-old dream of his craft
New York, New York. Midnight mass on Christmas Eve at Saint Dominick's church in an Italian-American neighborhood
New York, New York. Italian-Americans in the rain watching a flag raising ceremony in honor of the feast of San Rocco at right
New York, New York. Italian-American in the rain watching a flag raising ceremony in honor of the feast of San Rocco at right
New York, New York. Italian-American watching parade on Mott Street and flag raising ceremony in honor of boys from the neighborhood in the United States Army
New York, New York. Italian-American cafe espresso shop on MacDougal Street where coffee and soft drinks are sold. The coffee machine cost one thousand dollars
New York, New York. Brooklyn band of Italian-Americans, after playing at Mott Street flag raising ceremony in honor of neighborhood boys in the United States Army, retiring to a neighborhood bar out of the rain
New York, New York. Italian-Americans in the rain watching a flag raising in honor of neighborhood boys in the United States Army
New York, New York. Italian-Americans in the rain watching a flag raising ceremony in honor of the feast of San Rocco at right
New York, New York. Italian-American shoemaker on duty as an air raid warden at sector headquarters on Waverly Place
New York, New York. Italian-Americans in the rain watching a flag raising ceremony in honor of the feast of San Rocco at right
New York, New York. Parade of Italian-Americans on Mott Street at a flag raising ceremony in honor of neighborhood boys in the United States Army
New York, New York. Midnight mass on Christmas Eve at Saint Dominick's church in an Italian-American neighborhood
New York, New York. Italian-Americans in the rain watching a flag raising ceremony in honor of neighborhood boys in the United States Army
New York, New York. Midnight mass on Christmas Eve at Saint Dominick's church in an Italian-American neighborhood
New York, New York. Italian-American cafe espresso shop on MacDougal Street where coffee and soft drinks are sold. Cards are drying out after a drink has been spilled on them
New York, New York. Italian-American cafe espresso shop on MacDougal Street where coffee and soft drinks are sold. The coffee machine cost one thousand dollars
New York, New York. Midnight mass on Christmas Eve at Saint Dominick's church in an Italian-American neighborhood
New York, New York. Italian-Americans in the rain watching a flag raising ceremony in honor of the feast of San Rocco at right
New York, New York. Italian-American shoemaker who is an air raid warden
New York, New York. Italian-Americans of Mott Street raising a flag in honor of neighborhood boys in the United States Army
New York, New York. Italian-American cafe espresso shop on MacDougal Street where coffee and soft drinks are sold. The coffee machine cost one thousand dollars
New York, New York. Italian-American children buying stamps and bonds at Public School eight on King Street from mothers who volunteer to guard doorways and perform other duties in schools under the school defense aid program
New York, New York. Italian-American shoemaker on duty as an air raid warden at sector headquarters on Waverly Place
New York, New York. Italian-American children buying stamps and bonds at Public School Eight on King Street from mothers who volunteer to guard doorways and perform other duties in schools under the school defense aid program
New York, New York. Italian-American Legionnaries marching in a parade on Mott Street, at the Feast of San Rocco (August 16) which ended in a flag raising ceremony in honor of the boys of the neighborhood who were in the United States Army
New York, New York. Italian-American watching parade on Mott Street and flag raising ceremony in honor of boys from the neighborhood in the United States Army
New York, New York. Brooklyn band of Italian-Americans, after playing at Mott Street flag raising ceremony in honor of neighborhood boys in the United States Army, retiring to a neighborhood bar out of the rain
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American foreman at the SKF roller bearing factory listens to his Italian-American wife play the piano
New York, New York. Midnight mass on Christmas Eve at Saint Dominick's church in an Italian-American neighborhood
Swedish-American foreman at the SKF roller bearing plant reads to his Italian-American wife at home. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
New York, New York. Midnight mass on Christmas Eve at Saint Dominick's church in an Italian-American neighborhood
New York, New York. Italian-American shoemaker on duty as an air raid warden at sector headquarters on Waverly Place
New York, New York. Italian-Americans in the rain watching a flag raising ceremony in honor of the feast of San Rocco at right
New York, New York. Midnight mass on Christmas Eve at Saint Dominick's church in an Italian-American neighborhood
New York, New York. Italian-Americans in the rain watching a flag raising ceremony in honor of the feast of San Rocco at right
New York, New York students pledging allegiance to the flag in public school eight in an Italian-American section
New York, New York. Italian-American garment worker in the N.M. Press Company, 307 West Thirty Eigth Street
New York, New York. Italian-American policeman chatting with customers in a grocery store on Mulberry Street
Gloucester, Massachusetts. Gaspar Favozza, son of an Italian-American fisherman
New York, New York. Italian-Americans in fourth grade at Public School Eight
New York, New York. Italian-American boys at the Sullivan Street depot separating scrap which they have collected. Each kind of scrap goes into a separate pile
Santa Monica, California. Italian-Americans at work on bombers at the Douglas Aircraft plant
New York, New York. Air raid wardens having a meeting at sector headquarters on Waverly Place. The two men in the center on the couch are Italian-American
New York, New York. Italian-American fruit stand at First Avenue and Tenth Street
New York, New York. Italian-American cabinet maker
New York, New York. Italian-Americans leaving the church of Our Lady of Pompeii at Bleeker and Carmine Streets, on New Year's Day
New York, New York. Italian-American seaman in the American Merchant Marine
New York, New York. Italian-American children warming their hands outside a fruit store at First Avenue and Tenth Street
Santa Monica, California. Italian-Americans at work on bombers at the Douglas Aircraft plant
Oswego, New York. U.S. servicemen at the refreshment bar at the USO (United Services Organization) club. In the group are a Chinese, an Italian-American sailor, and a boy of Polish origin. The cookie-jar on the counter is called "Oscar"
New York, New York. Italian-American customers in a grocery store on Mulberry Street. This woman said she wished her son in Trinidad could see the picture of her
New York, New York students pledging allegiance to the flag in public school eight in an Italian-American section
New York, New York. Italian-American fireman giving pint of blood to the Red Cross
New York, New York. Italian-American leaving Saint Patrick's church on Mulberry Street on Sunday morning
Buffalo, New York. Italian-American woman eating her lunch brought from home in the shop at the New York Car Wheel Company, makers of locomotive wheels for the railroads. This woman is a combination hooker (one who hooks things onto crane chains) and grinder
New York, New York. Girolamo Valente, Italian-American newspaper editor correcting proof of La Parola, his progressive weekly newspaper
New York, New York. Italian-American seaman in the American Merchant Marine
New York, New York. Italian-American policeman chatting with customers in a grocery store on Mulberry Street
Verona, New Jersey. Italian-American woman, with two sons in the Army, at the Annin Flag Company trimming threads from a finished flag for the government
New York, New York. Linotypers in the Cocce press on Barrow Street. All workers are Italian-Americans. They print the weekly newspaper La Parola, among others. The make-up desk is in the background
New York, New York. Italian-Americans leaving the church of Our Lady of Pompeii at Bleeker and Carmine Streets, on New Year's Day
Buffalo, New York. Italian-American woman grinding the end of a locomotive wheel at the New York Car Wheel Company, makers of wheels for the railroads
Italian-American cabinet maker
New York, New York. Italian-American garment worker in the N.M. dress shop, which is now making blouses for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). Workers in this shop are members of the International Ladies Garment Workers' Union
Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding division, yard number two. Italian-American worker
New York, New York. Italian-Americans leaving the church of Our Lady of Pompeii at Bleeker and Carmine Streets, on New Year's Day
New York, New York. Italian-Americans leaving the church of Our Lady of Pompeii at Bleeker and Carmine Streets, on New Year's Day
New York, New York. Italian-American boys at the Sullivan Street depot separating scrap which they have collected. Each kind of scrap goes into a separate pile
New York, New York. Italian-American shoe repair man
New York, New York. Italian-Americans leaving Saint Patrick's church on Mulberry Street on Sunday morning
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