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.
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bank of America (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); “The Steelworker in Pittsburg” (about 600 feet away); Black Diamond (about 700 feet away); Pittsburg Post Dispatch Building (about 800 feet away); Riverview Union High School (approx. 3.3 miles away); Antioch High School Cupola (approx. 3.3 miles away); The McCoy Cook House (approx. 3.3 miles away); City of Antioch War Dog Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburg.
Also see . . .
1. Prisoners Amoung Us. A teachers guide to the treatment and relocation of Italian "enemy aliens" during World War II (Submitted on November 1, 2010.)
2. 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.)
Additional keywords. Italian WWII Internment
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,068 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.