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Title Memories of David Yona
Date 1901-1971
Document Type Personal Account
Reference IHRC2874
Library / Archive Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota
Collection Name Yona, David Papers
Description The reminiscences of David Yona, an Italian immigrant to the United States, covering his life in Italy prior to emigration, family life, genealogy, politics, employment, education, housing and travel in early twentieth century Italy.
Biographical Note / History A civil engineer by profession and a frequent contributor of articles to the Italian American magazine La Controcorrente (Boston, Massachusetts) during and after World War II, David Yona (1901-1971) was born in Iurea, in northern Italy. He and Anna (Foa) Yona were married in 1932 in Turin; they came to the United States in 1940, and lived in New York City.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration
Country (from) Italy
Country (to) United States of America
Nationality Italian; European
Keywords religion, Jewish, education, genealogy, housing, travel, transport, health and sickness, employment, diplomacy, politics, war, First World War, politics, socialism, fascism, industry, strike
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Immigration History Research Center Archives catalogue.
Catalogue Link Immigration History Research Center Archives Catalogue
Language English
Document(s) linked to The Memoirs of Anna Yona
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