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Facing the Dawn: the Italian Anarchists of New London

  • Organization Name:
    New London Landmarks

  • Organization City:
    New London

  • Amount Awarded:
    $1,410.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY19

  • Grant Summary:

    Funding will be used for a program with Connecticut resident Richard Lenzi, author of “Facing the Dawn: the Italian Anarchists of New London” published by SUNY press in February 2019. He will discuss the Italian anarchist community which lived in the Fort Trumbull neighborhood from the 1890’s through the 1960’s. Following his talk, Connecticut College history professor Fred Paxton–former co-chair of the Coalition to Save the Fort Trumbull Neighborhood–will moderate a discussion between audience members and Lenzi. The program is September 26, 2019.


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