History

The Mutual Benefit Association Dante Alighieri

The Mutual Benefit Association Dante Alighieri

The mutual benefit societies began to flourish in Italy since the revolutionary movements of 1848 to compensate for the non- existence in the legislature of any social law to somehow regulate the world of work. Supported by the Savoy Legislature, which recognized the mutual aid societies to acquire legal powers, associations multiplied, especially in northern Italy between 1860 and 1870 . Even emigrants abroad soon felt the need to create […]

 

People

Cesare Pilati (1884)

Cesare Pilati (1884)

Cesare Pilati was born in Tassullo, Tyrol onMarch 21, 1884 to Germano and Viola Zambiasi. He was the fifth son of a large family (eleven kids total) originally from the neighbor village of Nanno. He arrived in America in April 1905 after his cousins Agostino and Giuseppe Bergamo employed in the Victor American Fuel mine of Maitland, next to Walsenburg. Soon he was working in Rouse  where his stay is […]

 

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