Speranza, Gino Charles, 1872-1927

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American military and political attaché in Italy.

From the description of Gino Charles Speranza papers, 1911-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868199

Gino Speranza (1872-1927), attorney, journalist and author, was best known for his writings on immigration issues, his work as a journalist during World War I, and his work with Italian immigrants in the United States.

As an attorney Speranza served as legal counselor to the Italian Consulate General in New York City and his efforts on behalf of Italian immigrants included the founding of the Society for the Protection of Italian Immigrants and his work for the Investigation Bureau for Italian Immigrants.

After giving up his legal practice in 1912, Speranza embarked upon a journalistic/literary career and in 1915 he went to Italy as a feature correspondent for the New York Evening Post and the Outlook. He returned to the United States in 1919 and continued to write, focusing in the 1920s on his theories regarding the detrimental influences of "foreign stock" on American society.

From the description of Gino Speranza papers, 1887-1935, bulk (1905-1925). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122570872

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American military and political attachéin Italy.

From the guide to the Gino Charles Speranza papers, 1911-1925, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Gino Speranza (1872-1927), attorney, journalist and author, was best known for his writings on immigration issues, his work as a journalist during World War I, and his work with Italian immigrants in the United States.

As an attorney Speranza served as legal counselor to the Italian Consulate General in New York City and his efforts on behalf of Italian immigrants included the founding of the Society for the Protection of Italian Immigrants and his work for the Investigation Bureau for Italian Immigrants.

After giving up his legal practice in 1912, Speranza embarked upon a journalistic/literary career and in 1915 he went to Italy as a feature correspondent for the New York Evening Post and the Outlook. He returned to the United States in 1919 and continued to write, focusing in the 1920s on his theories regarding the detrimental influences of "foreign stock" on American society.

From the guide to the Gino Speranza papers, 1887-1935, 1905-1925, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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referencedIn Yerkes, Robert Mearns, 1876-1956. Robert Mearns Yerkes papers, 1822-1985 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Speranza, Gino Charles, 1872-1927. Papers, 1901-1923. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Gino Speranza Papers, 1901-1923 University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center [ihrc]
creatorOf Gino Speranza papers, 1887-1935, 1905-1925 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn John Jay Chapman additional papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Jay Chapman papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Correspondence and compositions, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Carroll, Benajah Harvey, Jr. Papers 1911; 1944., 1896-1931 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf Speranza, Gino, 1872-1927. Gino Speranza papers, 1887-1935, bulk (1905-1925). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gino Charles Speranza papers, 1911-1925 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Carroll, B. H. (Benajah Harvey), 1874-1922. Carroll, Benajah Harvey, Jr., papers, 1896-1931 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Livingston, Arthur, 1883-1944. Arthur Livingston Papers, 1474-1986, (bulk 1904-1944). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn John Jay Chapman additional papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Yerkes, Robert Mearns, 1876-1956. Robert Mearns Yerkes papers, 1822-1985 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Speranza, Gino Charles, 1872-1927. Gino Charles Speranza papers, 1911-1925. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Robert Mearns Yerkes papers, 1822-1985 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
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associatedWith Banks, Talcott Miner person
associatedWith Banks, Talcott Miner. person
correspondedWith Barrows family. family
associatedWith Carroll, Benajah Harvey, Jr. person
associatedWith Carroll, B. H. (Benajah Harvey), 1874-1922. person
associatedWith Carroll, B.H. (Benjah Harvey), 1874-1922. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933. person
associatedWith D'Annunzio, Gabriele, 1863-1938. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Howland, William B person
associatedWith Howland, William B. person
associatedWith Investigation Bureau for Italian Immigrants. corporateBody
associatedWith Livingston, Arthur, 1883-1944. person
associatedWith Massiglia, Raybaudi person
associatedWith Massiglia, Raybaudi. person
associatedWith National Italian Labor Exchange. corporateBody
associatedWith Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922. person
associatedWith Richardson, Norval. person
associatedWith Rossi, Adolfo person
associatedWith Rossi, Adolfo. person
associatedWith Scuola d'Industrie Italiane. corporateBody
associatedWith Society for the Protection of Italian Immigrants. corporateBody
associatedWith Society for the Protection of Italian Immigrants. corporateBody
associatedWith Speranza, Carlo L person
associatedWith Speranza, Carlo L. person
associatedWith Speranza, Florence Colgate, 1873-1951. person
associatedWith Yerkes, Robert Mearns, 1876-1956. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Italy
Italy History 1914-1945.
Rijeka (Croatia)
Italy
Italy Social conditions.
United States
New York (N.Y.)
Italy Politics and government 1914-1945.
United States
Yugoslavia Foreign relations Italy.
North Carolina
New York (State)
Italy
Italy Description and travel.
United States
Virginia
Italy Foreign relations Yugoslavia.
New York (State)--New York
United States Foreign relations Italy.
Yugoslavia
Rijeka (Croatia) History.
United States
Italy Civilization.
Italy Foreign relations United States.
Subject
Lawyers
Americanization
Italians
Nativism
Labor and laboring classes
Labor camps--Virginia
Lawyers--New York (State)--New York
Emigration and immigration
Italian Americans
Labor--United States
Italian Americans--Societies, etc
Social work with immigrants
Italian Americans--Statistics
Diplomatic and consular service, Italian--United States
Emigration and immigration law--United States
Immigrants--United States
Working class--United States
Italian Americans--New York (State)
Foreign workers, Italian
World War, 1914-1918
Immigrants
Diplomatic and consular service, Italian
Emigration and immigration law
Foreign workers, Italian--United States
Social work with immigrants--New York (State)--New York
Labor camps--North Carolina
World War, 1914-1918--Italy
Italians--United States
Italians--Ethnic identity
Labor movement--United States
Labor camps
Occupation
Lawyers
Military attachés
Journalists
Military attachés
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Birth 1872

Death 1927

English,

Italian

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