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Title Canzoni
Author Daly, Thomas Augustine
Date 1906
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Catholic Standard and Times Pub. Co.
Reference 3230 Box 1 Folder 3
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Di Marco Family Papers, 1906-1983
Description An illustrated book of humorous poetry, often written in a mock Italian, mock Irish or mock Negro dialect. Author Daly was a columnist of Irish descent, though he was born in Philadelphia. Subjects include romance, family life, and depictions of every day scenes.
Series Description This collection consists of mostly miscellaneous souvenirs/ephemera saved by Theresa Di Marco. Notable is a cover illustration for Jack and Jill Magazine that Theresa designed. Also included is printed material, correspondence, Theresa Di Marco's 8th grade autograph album, school books, and books related to the business and to the Catholic church, a newsletter for the Philadelphia Teacher's Association and a photobook from the Clara Barton School. There is also lots of religious material, including prayer cards, photos, pamphlets and guide books.
Biographical Note / History The Di Marco family ran an Italian-American shoe store in Philadelphia.
Theme(s) Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
People Daly, Thomas Augustine
Keywords poetry, publishing, The Evening Bulletin
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language English
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania