Onorio Ruotolo papers, 1917-1958

Ruotolo, Onorio, b. 1888 d. 1966
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.6 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letters, writings, photographs and scrapbooks. UNMICROFILMED: Letters, most are which are from Ruotolo's son Lucio who writes while serving in WWII and while attending Oxford University, and five letters from writer Frances Winwar; 1 poem and a book of poetry by Ruotolo; a biography of Augusto Bellanca and a book of Bellanca's poetry; a manuscript "Quando Canta Il Gallo" by A. Giovannitti; and 26 photographs, including photos of Ruotolo, Ruotolo's work, and of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America conventions. REEL 2526: Two scrapbooks of clippings, 1917-1954.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; New York, N.Y. Director of the Leonardo da Vinci Art School.

The donor, Marilyn Dorato, found the papers in the basement of 20 Bank St., N.Y., N.Y. when she purchased the home. The two scrapbooks were discarded after microfilming due to their poor condition.

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