Garibaldi M. Lapolla papers

Lapolla emigrated from the province of Potenza, Italy in 1890 with his family and settled in East Harlem, New York City. Lapolla was an educator in the New York City public school system and the author of several novels on Italian-American life in East Harlem. He also published two cookbooks. The... Full description

Record Source: Archival Materials
Collection Information: Garibaldi M. Lapolla Papers (#MSS064)
Main Author: Lapolla, Garibaldi M. (Garibaldi Marto) 1888-1954
Format: Manuscript
Language: Italian
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Physical Description: 2.6 Linear feet 7 boxes
Summary: Lapolla emigrated from the province of Potenza, Italy in 1890 with his family and settled in East Harlem, New York City. Lapolla was an educator in the New York City public school system and the author of several novels on Italian-American life in East Harlem. He also published two cookbooks. The collection contains correspondence, unpublished literary manuscripts including novels, short stories and poetry, and artwork.