Celebrities, 1960-1995, undated
Scope and Contents
This series includes images of well-known persons, often in Newark or surrounding areas and often attending or participating in local events. Actors, athletes, singers, writers, business people, church officials, and noted figures in popular culture are included in this series, including many images of Danny Aiello, Tony Bennet, Phil Brito, Joe DiMaggio, Connie Francis, Tony LoBianco, Claire Boothe Luce, Perle Mesta, Joe Piscopo, Frank Sinatra, Enzo Stuarti, and Frankie Valli. Other individuals represented in several files include Lando Bartollini, Perry Como, Pat Cooper, Tony Curtis, Dom Deluise, Olympia Dukakis, Jimmy Durante, Fred Hartley, Bob Hope, Mario Lanza, Peter Lawford,, Guy Lombardo, Mickey Mantle, Pavarott, Debbie Reynolds, Jimmy Roselli, Paul Sorvino, Donald Trump, and Jack Warner, among others. Some individuals of note who may have only one image or one small group of images include Frankie Avalon, Milton Berle, Yogi Berra, Nicolas Cage, Sammy Davis Jr., Danny Devito, Kirk Douglas, Douglass Fairbanks Jr., Peter Falk, Peggy Fleming, John Glenn, Grace Kelly, Frank Langella, Angela Lansbury, Liberace, Rue McClanahan, Roddy McDowell, Ed McMahon, Arthur Miller, Mitch Miller, Geraldo Rivera, Nelson Rockefeller, Mickey Rooney, and Ed Sullivan, among others.
These images may have been photographed by Ace Alagna or may have been photographed by staff photographers of the Italian Tribune. Earlier images may be more likely to have taken by Ace Alagna; any images featuring Ace Alagna were likely taken by staff photographers. The images are arranged alphabetically by the last name of the person prominently featured. Descriptions were transcribed from original housing.
Images are described at the file level: each file contains a group of images and indicates how many images are in that group. Many images have been scanned; these images have been assigned individual numbers, listed as "Image" with a span of numbers. Images that were not scanned are listed as "Folder" and have one number for the entire file, with an E or SG in the number.
- Creation: 1960-1995, undated
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is not completely processed. Materials may be available to researchers with staff assistance at the Msgr. William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center. Photographic negatives may only be viewed with the assistance of the archivist.
This collection includes audio-visual materials. Access copies of audiotapes, audio cassette tapes, video cassette tapes, film reels, or other audio-visual materials may need to be ordered prior to on-site research. Please contact us to inquire about access to audio-visual materials.
Otherwise, materials are available for research at the Msgr. William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center. Advance appointments are required for the use of archival materials.
From the Collection: 10 Linear Feet (Approximately 40,000 items.)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English