Articles that give a glimpse into events in Sicily, as well as the lives of Sicilians in the United States. These articles are also interesting for the ways in which they capture biases and assumptions about Sicilians in general. Short articles are transcribed on this page. Longer articles are linked to.
Los Angeles Times, 27 September 1885: THE CHOLERA/King Humbert Goes on a Tour of Inspection ROME, Sept. 26--King Humbert, accompanied by the Minister of War and Minister of Justice, proceeded to Palermo to-day on a tour of inspection of the cholera districts of that province.
New York Times, 27 February 1895: PALERMO, Feb. 26.--The prevailing distress among the poorer classes has revived disorders in many parts of Sicily. Numbers of armed conspirators have been arrested in Cefalu, Corleone, Prizzi, and elsewhere.