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Title Francesco Saracco Papers, Journals
Author Saracco, Francesco
Date n.d.
Document Type Personal Account
Reference SC 174, Folder 4
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Francesco Saracco Papers 1926-1945
Description Journals containing notes on music, education, societies such as the Società Unione Calabrese di Mutuo Soccorso e Beneficienza di Philadelphia and the Lega Calabrese di New York, attitudes in America towards Italian immigrants, and duties of migrants in their adopted country. Includes lists of names, occupations, addresses, accounts and poems.
Series Description The collection contains birth, marriage, and naturalization certificates, correspondence, journals, and the manuscript of a play by Saracco.
Biographical Note / History Francesco Saracco immigrated to the United States from Cortale, province of Catanzaro, Italy and settled in Philadelphia. He was a chandelier maker and writer.
Theme(s) Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Responses to Immigration; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Italy
Country (to) United States of America
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Ports New York City, United States
Nationality Italian
People Columbus, Christopher
Keywords entertainment, music, poetry, literature, religion, emigration, societies, friendship, labour, charity, law, family, press, newspaper, politics, assimilation
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language Italian; English
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania