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Inventory of the Antonio L. Sarcone Papers, 1904-1964.

Summary Information
Title: Antonio L. Sarcone Papers,
Dates: 1904-1964
Creator: Sarcone, Antonio L., 1884-1964.
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Language: In English
Collection Number: ITA
Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center

Access and Use

Biographical/Historical Note

An editor and journalist, Antonio L. "Tony" Sarcone (1884-1964) was born at Crucoli, Italy, and immigrated to the United States in 1906. He settled in Des Moines, Iowa, and became editor of The American Citizen (previously Il Risveglio). His activities included civic, political, and organizational work in numerous capacities, with particular emphasis on Americanization of immigrants.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Antonio L. "Tony" Sarcone (1884-1964) was editor of The American Citizen, an Italian-American newspaper published in Des Moines, Iowa. Papers include correspondence, citations, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs relevant to Sarcone's life and to the Italian community in Des Moines. Included are constitutions and by-laws of various Italian American organizations, correspondence and clippings re Sarcone's work with the Italian Welfare Society, materials pertaining to The American Citizen, the Hay Fever Club of America, Inc., and miscellany.

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Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • The American Citizen.
  • Il Risveglio.
  • Italian Welfare Society.
  • Hay Fever Club of America, Inc. (Duluth, Minnesota).
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Italian Americans--Iowa--Des Moines--Societies, etc.
  • Italian American journalists.
  • Italian-American newspapers--Iowa--Des Moines
  • The American Citizen.
  • Il Risveglio.