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Guide to the Peter V. Cacchione Papers
||Cacchione, Peter V., 1897-1947
||Peter V. Cacchione Papers
||Peter V. Cacchione was a labor leader, communist and New York City councilman. He
took advantage of New York City's proportional representation system, and ran (unsuccessfully)
for city council on the Communist Party ticket in 1937 and 1939. He was elected in
1941, 1943 and 1945 and served until his death in 1947. The collection includes his
correspondence, speeches, wiritings, clippings, etc. from 1936-1947. Researchers must
use microfilm (R-7823), except for series V, Scrapbooks.
||6.0 linear feet in ten manuscript boxes and one oversized flat box.