The Italians of New York City, 1890-1914
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Published .
Written in English


  • Italians -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Italian Americans -- New York (State) -- New York

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Statementby George Enrico Pozzetta.
SeriesHRAF -- 39.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 427 leaves
Number of Pages427
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17107356M

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