Italian American Newspapers

Italian American Newspapers

NICHOLAS J. FALCO PAPERS, 1938-1985
CMS 083 comprises the papers of Nicholas J. Falco, Bronxite, archivist, and book reviewer and editor of the Italo-American Times, published between the late 1960s and 1979-1980.

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DE BIASI FAMILY PAPERS, 1852-1970
This collection contains the papers of the De Biasi family originally from Santa Lucia di Serino, Italy, focusing primarily on Carlo and Agostino De Biasi.Carlo and Agostino immigrated to the United States in the early 1900s and were both active in the Italian American journalism community in New York City. The materials in the collection relate to the family history, the family estate in Italy, and the De Biasi Advertising Agency in New York. The bulk of the materials is related to Agostino and Carlo’s professional activities as journalists, both ran Italian American publications, Il Carroccio and Il Crociato, respectively.

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IL CROCIATO RECORDS, 1933-1973
Il Crociato began publishing in 1933 as an Italian language Catholic newspapers by the Italian clergy of the Diocese of Brooklyn. The collection contains reports, souvenir journals, correspondence, minutes, financial reports from 1933-1969, first through ninth annual dinner souvenir programs of the Catholic Crusaders, and correspondence regarding the Italian American poet Giuseppe Toscano.

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THOMAS RUSSO SCRAPBOOK, 1932
This collection consists of a scrapbook of clippings and photographs. The clippings consist of a series of 25 articles written by Thomas Russo in 1932 for the New York Italian language daily, Bolletino della Sera, on the study of Italian in America. The focus is on New York City high-schools and colleges. There are also several photographs of family members. The scrapbook focuses on the study of Italian language in America.

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GIOVANNI E. SCHIAVO PAPERS, 1874-1983
The collection contains articles, index cards, notes, photographs, correspondence, clippings, books, government reports, and other ephemera related to his research on influential Italian Americans and Italian American history, dating from the late 1800s up until his death in 1983. The collection also covers his body of work as a writer.

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SPARACINO FAMILY PAPERS, 1890-1962
This collection contains legal documents, photographs, publications, correspondence, and samples of newspapers that Francis Sparacino (1879-1936) and his son Philip (1910-1962) published, including L’Aurora and Atlantica.

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GIUSEPPE ZAPPULLA PAPERS, 1924-1976
Giuseppe Zappulla, born in 1901, was a poet and writer/editor with the U.S. Italian-language press. Zappulla wrote and edited numerous Italian-American newspapers and magazines. This is a collection of his various works.

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