Aitala family papers, ca. 1926-2001 (bulk 1940-1954).
- ca. 1926-2001
5 boxes + 1 folder in map drawer.
- Chiefly arranged alphabetically by family member, comprising 4 series. I. Documentation and writings (1 box); II. Notebooks and ledgers (3 boxes); III. Printed material (1 box, 3 items); IV. Miscellaneous oversized material (1 folder).
- Immigrants -- Italy.
Immigrants' writings, Italian.
- Manuscripts, Italian -- 20th century.
Manuscripts, American -- 20th century.
- Chiefly in Italian with some English, and translation from Italian into English of some poems.
- Family members include husband and wife--both teachers--Concetto Aitala and Anna Zaccai Aitala, and their children Franco G. Aitala and Ruggero Aitala.
- Documents, notebooks, and diary entries relaying the narrative of the Aitala family's migration through and immigration from Italy to the United States during and after World War II.
- Finding Aid/Index:
- Finding aid available through the World Wide Web.
- Penn Provenance:
- Gift of Tina Aitala, 2008.
- Aitala, Concetto, 1901-1960.
Aitala, Anna Zaccai, 1908-1954.
Aitala, Franco G. (Franco Gaetano), 1932-2005.
Aitala, Ruggero, 1937-
United States. Displaced Persons Commission.
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