Bibliography for the Italians

The following items are housed at the J.M. Longyear Research Library.

Germain, Peggy. Tinsel and Tears

Call Number: 977.4995 G31

Abstract: Description of the Italian Hall incident. Includes history of the two Italian halls, history of Calumet, Unions, a list of people who died in the incident, an interview with a witness, and other information related to the incident.

Magnaghi, Russell. Miners, Merchants, Midwives: Michigan Upper Peninsula Italians

Call Number: 305.8 M27

Abstract: Thorough history of Italians in the U.P. Includes census data, information on churches, organizations, culture, miners in Gogebic County, and Italians in Marquette county.

Magnaghi, Russell. Early Italians In Marquette County: Phillip Marchetti and Batista Barasa

Call Number: Harlow’s Wooden Man Vol. 18 #3

Abstract: History of two of the earliest Italian settlers in Marquette County. Both Marchetti and Barasa were influential in the Upper Peninsula.

Magnaghi, Russell. Italian Newspapers In The Upper Peninsula

Call Number: Harlow’s Wooden Man Vol. 19 #1

Abstract: History of Italian newspapers published throughout the Upper Peninsula. Mentions Il Minatore Italiano, La Sentinella, and La Nostra Terra.

Various Marquette County Italian Societies. Italian Lodge Material

Call Number: Archives (See Italian Lodge Finding Aid)

Abstract: Materials from these four societies Italian Mutual Benefit Society of Giuseppe Mazzini, Ancient Order of Druids Negaunee circles 2 and 3, Tuscan Society of Giuseppe Giusti, Italian Society Beneficial of the Duke of Abruzzi, and Legion of the Knights of Romulus of Calumet.

Marquette County Historical Society. Italian-Americans

Call Number: Pamphlet File 305.8

Abstract: Newspaper clippings from The Mining Journal about Italian Immigrants in the U.P. Also includes clippings from various other magazines and publications.