Marchello, Maurice R., 1902-1973.

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Maurice R. Marchello (1902-1973) was born in Coal City, Illinois, son of the first Italian immigrants to the city, Maurizio A. Marchello and Anna (Nigretto) Marchello. He began work as a child, first in the mines and then for the railroads, but continued his education throughout, earning a law degree in 1926 and spending a year in Rome on a scholarship. He practiced law in Chicago, Illinois, served as attorney for the state of Illinois at various state agencies, was active in the Democratic Party and in the Italian Democratic Club (9th Ward). In 1961, he began a second career as journalist and author, writing for the Italian American Chicago papers Fra Noi and La Tribuna, and then authoring several books, including Crossing the Tracks and Black Coal for White Bread.

From the description of Papers, 1922-1972, 1961-1973. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62435426

From the guide to the Maurice R. Marchello Papers, 1922-1972, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center [ihrc])

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associatedWith Agnew, Spiro T., 1918-1996. person
associatedWith American Committee on Italian Migration. corporateBody
associatedWith American Committee on Italian Migration. corporateBody
associatedWith Annunzio, Frank. person
associatedWith Arrigo, Victor A. person
associatedWith Arrigo, Victor A. person
associatedWith Bounour, Gustavo. person
associatedWith Bounour, Gustavo. person
associatedWith Derwinski, Edward J. (Edward Joseph), 1926-2012. person
associatedWith John XXIII, Pope, 1881-1963. person
associatedWith Ninth Ward Italian Democratic Club (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Piemontese Fellowship Club (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Quilici, George L. (George Lancelot), 1897-1969. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Simon, Paul, 1928-2003. person
associatedWith United Mine Workers of America. corporateBody
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Italy
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Illinois
Illinois
Illinois--Chicago
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Italian Americans--Illinois--Chicago--Societies, etc
Child labor--Illinois
Italian American newspapers
Italian Americans
Italian--American newspapers--Illinois--Chicago
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Italian American authors
Italian Americans--Illinois--Chicago
Lawyers
Italian Americans--Political activity
Child labor
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Birth 1902

Death 1973

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