Italian Immigrants: Bibliography

Primary Sources

“Alexandria News in Brief.” The Washington Post. April 19, 1905.

“ALEXANDRIA AFFAIRS: Better Streets Wanted–Will Protect His Prisoner.” The Washington Post. May 2, 1892.

“Alexandria.” Washington Post. June 4, 1885.

[no title]. Alexandria Gazette. April 23, 1904.

“Another Man Killed.” The Alexandria Gazette. March 23, 1905.

“Both Die of Wounds, Deputy Sheriff Malcolm and Joseph Lanto Succumb Result of Lorton Shooting.” The Washington Post. April 8, 1905.

“Charged with Assault.” Alexandria Gazette. November 25, 1904.

“Crimes and Criminals: Unusual Number of Cases of Murder and Suicide,” Evening Star, January 1, 1906.

“Death From Injuries.” The Evening Star. December 18, 1903.

“Deputy Sheriff Desperately Wounded by a Resisting Negro.” The Washington Post. April 7, 1905.

“Doubts Theory of Suicide, Italian Ambassador Makes Complaint in Leanto Case.” The Washington Post. April 12, 1905.

“Dual Tragedy at Lorton.” The Alexandria Gazette. April 10, 1905.

“Italian Fires Two Bullets into Negro, Seriously Wounding Him.” The Washington Post. December 4, 1904.

“Local Brevities.” The Alexandria Gazette. May 09, 1906.

“Murder and Victim Die in Same Hospital, School Teacher Malcolm’s Wounds Prove Fatal-Assassin Joe Leanto Falls Fatally Wounded in Encounter with Posse.” The Washington Times, April 8, 1905.

“Resolution Plans Annexation Move in Alexandria Area.” The Washington Post. Sept. 9, 1927.

“Shooting of Leanto, Italian Embassy Investigating Lorton Tragedy, Was He Killed by Deputies?” The Washington Post. April 9, 1905.

“Struck by an Engine.” The Alexandria Gazette. April 6, 1905.

[no title]. The New Orleans Times-Democrat. October 16, 1890.

[no title]. The New Orleans Times- Democrat. March 15, 1891.

“War on Negroes.” The Alexandria Gazette. December 5, 1904.

“Years Events in District of Columbia.” Evening Star. January 1, 1906.

Secondary Sources

Braun, Lauren H. “Italians, the Labor Problem, and the Project of Agricultural Colonization in the New South, 1884-1934.” Ph.D. diss., University of Illinois at Chicago, 2010.

Cunningham, George E. “The Italian, a Hindrance to White Solidarity in Louisiana, 1890-1898.” The Journal of Negro History 50, no. 1 (January 1965): 22-36.

Durso, Cassandre. “Of Seeds and Sorrow: The Italian immigrant experience in Texas and Louisiana, 1880—1925.” Ph.D. diss., Lamar University, 2012.

Gabaccia, Donna R. Militants and Migrants: Rural Sicilians Become American Workers. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press, 1988.

Iorizzo, Luciano J. and Salvatore Mondello. The Italian Americans. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1980.

Foley,  James E. Potomac Yard: The Gateway Between the North and the South. Fredericksburg, VA: Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Historical Society, 2013.

Rolle, Andrew F. The Immigrant Upraised: Italian Adventurers and Colonists in an Expanding America. Tulsa: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968.

Vecoli, Rudoplh J. “Italian Americans and Race: To Be or Not To Be White.”  in ‘Merica: A Conference on the Culture and Literature on Italians in North America. Edited by Aldo Bove and Giuseppe Massara. Stony Brook, NY: Forum Italicum Publishing, 2006.



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