Archive ID: 1981-159-05

Italian Soldier, Pacini family

Date Created: undated

Donor: Harry Pacini

Media Type: Photograph

Language: Italian


This photograph was donated by the Pacini family. Carlo Pacini emigrated to the United States from Northern Italy in 1881 and worked as a grocer. His future wife Amelia would emigrate from Italy a few years later. The family would own a cigar-candy store and a diner in South Chicago and on the East Side. Their son Emil Pacini would serve as a city alderman between 1945 and 1963.

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