ERIC Number: ED081892
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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The Italians in America, 1492-1972: A Chronology and Fact Book. Ethnic Chronology Series, Number 4.
LoGatto, Anthony F., Comp.
Contents of this chronology and fact book include the following: (i) Editor's foreword; (ii) Chronology; (iii) Twenty-one documents, ranging from "Charter granting Christopher Columbus the Prerogatives and Privileges of his Voyage--April 30, 1492," to "On the Care of Migrants," issued by Pope Paul VI on August 22, 1969; Nine appendices, including: (1) Award Winners; (2) Business, Industry and Organizations; (3) Creative arts--some Italian-American writers, painters, and sculptors; (4) Entertaining Arts--popular and classical, Metropolitan Opera House Singers and Conductors; (5) Italian-Americans in Government--the United States Congress, Federal and State judiciary, Federal departments and agencies; senators, assemblymen and representatives from California, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; Statistics--Italians who reported under the Alien Address Program During 1970, Immigrants admitted and state of intended permanent residence for year ended 6/30/70; The name "Columbus" honored geographically; (6) Professions--educators, doctors, lawyers, engineers, architects, scientists and social scientists; Italian-American bishops of the Roman Catholic Church; (7) Italian-Americans In Sports--auto racing, baseball, basketball, bowling, boxing, football and golf; (8) Some representative Italian newspapers and periodicals, by state; and, (9) Materials and audiovisual aids; Bibliography--general reference, popular materials, scholarly materials. (JM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Artists, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Cultural Traits, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Origins, Government Employees, Immigrants, Italian Americans, Italian Literature, Professional Personnel, Statistics, United States History
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