Pittsburg in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Federal Relocation of Italians in America During World II
the Federal Relocation of Italians in
America During World War II
other Italians in America Nationwide endured,
This memorial is dedicated
The Pittsburg Historical Society
Order Sons of Italy in America, Pittsburg Lodge #1976
Erected by Pittsburg Historical Society and Sons of Italy in America, Chapter #1976.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1935.
Location. 38° 2.021′ N, 121° 52.993′ W. Marker is in Pittsburg, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of East 3rd Street and Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburg CA 94565, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bristol Bay Sail Gill Netter (within shouting distance of this marker); California Theatre (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bank of America (about 500 feet away); St. Peter Martyr of Verona Mission and Parish (about 500 feet away); “The Steelworker in Pittsburg” Black Diamond (about 700 feet away); John Buckley Square (about 700 feet away); Pittsburg Post Dispatch Building (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburg.
Also see . . .
1. The Restrictions On Italian Americans During World War II. Most Americans are unaware that the Federal Government's restrictions and internment of "enemy aliens" did not only include Japanese-Americans, but also were directed to people of Italian and German ancestry. (Submitted on November 1, 2010.)
2. Internment of Italian Americans. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
3. Prisoners Among Us. Documentary on the Italian-American relocation. (Submitted on September 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Additional keywords. Italian WWII Internment
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