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Title Jack Strausberg, Menus, Cards Clippings
Date n.d.
Document Type Ephemera
Reference MSIACR 82, Box 47 , Folder 609
Library / Archive Special Collections & University Archives, University Library, University of Illinois at Chicago
Collection Name Italian American Collection Records
Description Menu from an Italian restaurant in Chicago, Al Capone's business card, and clippings regarding the Bank of Italy offering loans to Italian Americans.
Series Description Series I: Donated Material. Sub Series I: Donations, Information, and Transcripts. The Italian-American Collection was compiled as part of the "Italians in Chicago" project by the Department of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle. The project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and largely conducted during 1979 and 1980. Donations included photographs, sound recordings, video recordings, books, booklets and pamphlets, citizenship papers, church documents, as well as various other family memorabilia. Some donations show life in Italy, many more deal with the immigration process, and others show dominant themes in Italian American lives here in the United States. This sub-series contains the donations and interview transcripts of various Italian Americans who participated in the Italian American research project. Most of the interviews and donations took place in 1979 and 1980 in the city of Chicago. This sub-series and spans from the years of 1880 through 1980.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Places Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality American; Italian-American; German; European
People Strausberg, Jack
Keywords food, business, immigration, immigrant, banking, loan, trade, furniture
Language English
Copyright Special Collections & University Archives, University Library, University of Illinois at Chicago