||Certificate of Naturalization for
|DATE OF ORIGINAL
|DATE OF DIGITAL
||DISTRICT COURT, MO. - Pantaleone Genovese
, an Italian immigrant, left his home in Papanice with his brother Frank
shortly after his marriage in 1908. After the requisite stay at
Ellis Island, they came to Ilasco to work in the Atlas Portland Cement
Company's sack department. He worked hard. He and his wife,
who joined him in Ilasco in 1914, eventually realized the American dream
of owning their own land. They farmed together while he continued to
work at the plant. Imagine how proud he must have been when he
achieved another dream, American citizenship.
||United States District Court.
Northern Division, Eastern Judicial District of Missouri
||Hannibal Free Public Library (Hannibal,
||Immigrants, Italian -- Citizenship --
||Black and white photocopy of the original
naturalization paper, 9 1/2" by 7 1/2"