Antonini, Luigi, 1883-1968

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Luigi Antonini (1883-1968), an Italian American labor organizer, was born in Vallata Irpino, Avellino, Italy, and came to the United States in 1908. He worked in a cigar factory, a piano factory, and as a dress presser. In 1913, he joined the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, for which he became an organizer for Local 25 in 1916, and, later, for Italian Dressmakers Local 89; from 1934-1967, he was ILGWU vice-president. Antonini was founder of the Italian Chamber of Labor in 1913 and of the Anti-Fascist Alliance in 1922. He also was president of the Italian-American Labor Party (1936-1942), and editor of L'Operaia, the Italian language magazine sponsored by ILGWU Local 25.

From the description of Luigi Antonini Papers, 1920-1959. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 317917699

From the description of Papers, 1920-1959. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62435462

From the guide to the Luigi Antonini Papers, 1920-1959, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center [ihrc])

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn ILGWU. Local 89. Luigi Antonini correspondence, 1919-1968 Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
referencedIn ILGWU Records, 1884-2006, bulk 1923-1995. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
creatorOf Luigi Antonini Papers, 1920-1959 University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center [ihrc]
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Guide to the Harry Laidler Photographs, 1893-1968 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. President's Office. ILGWU. Morris Sigman correspondence, 1923-1928. Cornell University Library
creatorOf International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. ILGWU. Local 89. Luigi Antonini correspondence, 1919-1968. Cornell University Library
referencedIn International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Executive Secretary. ILGWU. Frederick Umhey correspondence, 1934-1955. Cornell University Library
referencedIn International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Frederick F. Umhey, Executive Secretary. Correspondence, 1934-1955 [bulk 1940-1950]. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
creatorOf Antonini, Luigi, 1883-1968. Papers, 1920-1959. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Local 22 (New York, N.Y.). ILGWU. Local 22. Charles Zimmerman. Photographs, 1910-1958. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Arcos, Federico,. Emma Goldman papers, 1935-1940. University of Michigan
referencedIn Guide to the Harry Laidler Photographs, 1893-1968 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Labor Leader Biographies, 1873-2010 Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America records, 1914-1980, 1920-1950 (bulk) Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
referencedIn Romualdi, Serafino, 1900-1967. Romualdi, Serafino. Papers, 1936-1967, bulk 1946-1966. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Labor Leader Biographies, 1873-2010 Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
referencedIn ILGWU. Communications Department biography files Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
referencedIn International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union records 1906-1985, 1923-1984 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Romualdi, Serafino, 1900-1967. Series 2. Correspondence in Italian, 1943-1961. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Bellanca, Dorothy. Dorothy Jacobs Bellanca papers, 1914-1946, 1925-1940 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Los Angeles Cloak Joint Board (Los Angeles, (Calif.)). ILGWU. Los Angeles Cloak Joint Board photographs, 1940-1978. Cornell University Library
referencedIn International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Morris Sigman, President. Records, 1923-1928. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
referencedIn Serafino Romualdi papers, 1936-1967 [bulk 1946-1966]. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
creatorOf Antonini, Luigi, 1883-1968. Luigi Antonini Papers, 1920-1959. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Communications Dept. ILGWU. Communications Department biography files. Cornell University Library
referencedIn International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Charles S. Zimmerman papers, 1919-1958 [bulk 1920-1945]. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
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associatedWith Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Arcos, Federico, person
associatedWith Bellanca, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. corporateBody
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. corporateBody
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. corporateBody
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. corporateBody
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. corporateBody
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Communications Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Communications Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Executive Secretary. corporateBody
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Local 22 (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Los Angeles Cloak Joint Board (Los Angeles, (Calif.)) corporateBody
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. President's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Laidler, Harry W. (Harry Wellington), 1884-1970. person
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Romualdi, Serafino person
associatedWith Romualdi, Serafino, 1900-1967. person
associatedWith Zimmerman, Charles S. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
United States
New York (State)--New York
United States
Subject
Labor leaders
Anti-fascist movements--United States
Socialists
Anti-fascist movements
Italian Americans
Labor unions
Labor unions--New York (State)--New York
Labor unions--Periodicals
Italian Americans--New York (State)--New York
Clothing workers--Labor unions
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Birth 1883

Death 1968

Spanish; Castilian,

Italian,

English

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