Re-establishing home: Nonresident alien's border crossing identification card United States of America.

Title

Re-establishing home: Nonresident alien's border crossing identification card United States of America.

Subject

Document for border crossing between Canada and the United States.

Description

From left to right Lucia Astolfi, Antonio Astolfi, Julia Astolfi on an identification card used during war years for border crossing to the United States from Canada. They were among the earliest Italian immigrants to Sarnia. This identification card for Antonio Astolfi and daughters Lucia and Julia, was given by the Consul of the United States.

Creator

American Vice Consul, Sarnia, Ontario.

Source

The photograph was donated by Antonio Astolfi for the historical project of 1988-1991. The project was a physical pictorial exhibit realized by the Italo-Canadian Cultural Club of Sarnia-Lambton in 1989. The collection was expanded for the publication of "One by One...Passo dopo passo... History of the Italian Community in Sarnia-Lambton" in 1991.

Date

January 26, 1945

Rights

The photograph was collected c.1988 to 1990. The rights were given by the Astolfi family to the Italo-Canadian Cultural Club of Sarnia-Lambton. In 2016 the rights of this collection was transferred to Italian-Canadian Archives Project (ICAP).

Language

English

Type

Photograph of identification document

Files

Identification card

Citation

American Vice Consul, Sarnia, Ontario., “Re-establishing home: Nonresident alien's border crossing identification card United States of America.,” Italians In Lambton, accessed December 6, 2022, http://italiansinlambton.ca/items/show/560.

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