Italian Newspapers from Rock Springs

Post date: Apr 19, 2016 5:40:52 PM

Wyoming Newspapers is excited to announce the first historic foreign language newspapers in the database. They are the Italian language newspapers, IL Grido Del Popolo (The Cry of the People) and Vita Nuova (New Life), and include issues from 1907-1909. Rock Springs is known as the "Home of 56 Nationalities" because of the influx of immigrants from all over the world who came to work in the coal mines that supplied the fuel to power the steam engines of the Union Pacific Railroad. We would like to thank the University of Minnesota's Immigration History Research Center Archives for allowing us to digitize these rare Wyoming newspapers.