By Vincent J. Cannato
For many of recent York's early heritage, Ellis Island were an imprecise little island that hardly held itself above excessive tide. at the present time the small island stands along Plymouth Rock in our nation's founding mythology because the position the place lots of our ancestors first touched American soil.
American Passage captures a time and a spot remarkable in American immigration and historical past, and articulates the dramatic and bittersweet debts of the immigrants, officers, interpreters, and social reformers who all performed a massive function in Ellis Island's chronicle. during this sweeping, frequently heart-wrenching epic, Vincent J. Cannato unearths that the heritage of Ellis Island is eventually the tale of what it skill to be an American.
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2, 143-44. See also Samuel Cohn, The 26 Chapter One Laboring Classes in Renaissance Florence (New York: Academic Press, 1980), 168-70; Franco Franceschi, Oltre il "Tumulto": i lavoratori fiorentini dell'Arte della lana fra Tre e Quattrocento (Florence: Olschki, 1993), 320ff. In 1443, German wool weavers who later would be central to the Biliemme and Camaldoli potenze, conspired against the Wool Guild, organized by the Camaldoli German confraternity of Santa Caterina, which was known to have met in taverns.
186 (1577); Parte, 1478, fols. 213r, 240r (1610). 16 ASF, Parte, 1478, fols. 205r, 206r, 236r. 17 The potenza of the Camporeggi in via San Gallo. ASF, Parte, 1478, fol. 175r. The viceroy of the Gatta also asked a tavernkeeper to sign his receipt for him in 1610. ASF, Parte, 1478, fols. 208r, 231r. The Barfly’s Dream 27 18 This tavernkeeper, Pasquino Bartolini, was a counselor of the Rondini at the Canto alla Rondini and the secretary of the Mela (Apple) at the eponymous streetcorner. ASF, Parte, 1478, fols.
176. 14 Muir, “The Idea of Community in Renaissance Italy,” 10-11. 15 For the Nespola’s personnel, ASF, Parte, 738, fol. 186 (1577); Parte, 1478, fols. 213r, 240r (1610). 16 ASF, Parte, 1478, fols. 205r, 206r, 236r. 17 The potenza of the Camporeggi in via San Gallo. ASF, Parte, 1478, fol. 175r. The viceroy of the Gatta also asked a tavernkeeper to sign his receipt for him in 1610. ASF, Parte, 1478, fols. 208r, 231r. The Barfly’s Dream 27 18 This tavernkeeper, Pasquino Bartolini, was a counselor of the Rondini at the Canto alla Rondini and the secretary of the Mela (Apple) at the eponymous streetcorner.
American Passage: The History of Ellis Island by Vincent J. Cannato