It contains unpublished manuscripts of poetry, drama, anarchism, socialism, anti-fascism, syndicalism, and the beginnings of trade unionism.
Frank (Francesco) de Luca was born in 1889 in Radicena, Province of Reggio Calabria, Italy, and emigrated to the United States circa 1904. This small collection consists of personal as well as union related correspondence, speeches, documents, and clippings.
Luigi Antonini (1883-1969), born in Italy, emigrated to the United States where he joined the Italian American labor movement by becoming a member of Local 25 of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Later he helped found Local 89. The collection consists of personal diaries, scrapbooks of clippings, original merit awards, publications, photographs documenting his public and private life, and personal documents.