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Gerard Zanfini and Michael D. Immerso First Ward Italian Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG Nwk Immerso-(Main)
Scope and Contents by Newark Archives Project (http://nap.rutgers.edu)The boxes consist of research files and original materials used in the preparation of three related projects, all based on the research and collecting efforts of Michael Immerso: the exhibit, "The Vanished First Ward: Newark's Little Italy," held at the Newark Public Library, November 13-December 31. 1996; a PBS documentary on the subject, narrated by Steve Adubato (1997); and Immerso's book, "Newark's Little Italy: The Vanished...

Mattia Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MG Nwk Mattia-(Main)
Overview The collection consists of glass negatives and minstrel show material from the Mattias, one of the first Italian families in Newark.

Mayor Ralph A. Villani collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG Villani-(Main)
Overview The collection consists largely of photographs, documenting both Villani's personal and family life and his public activities. There is also some film of family holidays and leisure pursuits. A series of scrapbooks contain clippings, ephemera, and election records.

New Jersey Nationality Groups Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG NJ Nationality Groups-(Main)
Scope and Contents Box #1: "The Italians of New Jersey: A Research Guide" (1983), "History of Ethnic and Racial Groups in Trenton, New Jersey: 1900-1960" (by Dennis J. Starr, submitted to the New Jersey Committee for the Humanities by the Trenton Free Public Library in partial fulfillment of a grant entitled "Ethnic Groups of Trenton, New Jersey: an Index to Source Materials in the Trenton Library with a Brief History and Chronology."), Spanish Speaking (New Jersey En Sus Manos: Directorio Comercial Profesional Y...

Newark (N.J.) Nationality Groups. Italians

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Italians-(Main)
Scope and Contents "The Recollection of Peter B. Mattia: Early Italian Settlers; Newark in the 1800's " (Assembled and Edited by Kenneth J. Rosa, 1985), "The Italians of Newark: the Process of Economic Victory and Social Retreat 1910-1940" by James Anthony Testa (photocopy of a manuscript, 1970), "The Italians in Newark," (Federal Workers' Project, copy of manuscript, 1941), Letter of Protest to the Bishop of Newark by citizens concerning the noise and disorder in the streets caused by Italians during a...

Philip Fava Scrapbook

 Collection — Container: Volume 1
Identifier: MG Fava-(Main)
Scope and Contents The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs, and scorecards related to Fava and the various athletic teams on which he played in high school, college, and as an adult; newspaper clippings related to the engagement and marriage of Fava and Angie Frederici; and family photographs.

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