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Title An Autobiography [Robert Ferrari]
Author Ferrari, Robert
Date 1912-1965
Document Type Personal Account
Reference IHRC653, Box 1, Folder 1
Library / Archive Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota
Collection Name Ferrari, Robert Papers
Description Biography of Robert Ferrari's emigration from Italy to New York, including manuscript annotations.
Biographical Note / History Roberto Ferrari (b.1886) was born in Salerno, Italy, and came to the United States with his family. He completed his education in New York, receiving a law degree from Columbia University in 1910. In addition to practicing law, Ferrari was a lecturer for the Scholastic Council of New York, taught criminology at New York University, was a travelling fellow in the Columbia University Law School, and assistant director for the journal "Criminal Law and Criminology". He also taught at John Marshall College of Law in New York and at the University of Paris. His prolific writings on law appeared in numerous legal journals.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Italy
Country (to) Unites States of America
Places Ellis Island, Plymouth, Concord, Albany, Manhattan, Massachusetts, Washington, Hew Hampshire, New York, United States; Rocca Nova, Naples, Italy; Buenos Aires; Paris, France; Russia
Ports New York, United States
Nationality Italian; European; American; Irish; German; French; Scottish
People Irving, Washington; White, Andrew D; Gilman, Daniel Coit; Troubetskoy, Pierre; Shaw, George Bernard; Grant, Doctor Percy Strickney; Vanzetti, Bartolomeo; Sacco, Nicola; Asquith, Herbert; Walker, Jimmy; Stone, I F
Keywords emigrant, biography, travel, education, First World War, civil rights, history, geology, prisoner, prison, politics, rebellion, army, transport, shipping, Castle Gardens, labour, employment, family, passage money, railroad, strike, female emigration, food, national identity, restaurant, racism, steamboat, cityscape, culture, history, literature, theatre, leisure, music, religion, law, legislature, patriotism, newspaper, election, politics, army court, trial, crime, ceremony, library, discrimination, Christianity, anti-immigration, First World War, housing, social class, poverty, judiciary, corruption, legislation, rent, crime, newspaper
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Language English
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