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Edward Corsi : Contributions of the Italians on the United States

Friday, March 28, 1947

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Speech by Edward Corsi, Industrial Commissioner of New York State, a "shining example of what we may expect from our immigrants," for the New York County Lawyers Association, Committee on American Citizenship; part of the "Immigration Problems" series. Examples of outstanding Italian immigrants. New York is the largest Italian city in the world.

[Poor quality original.]


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 69534
Municipal archives id: LT498

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