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Sub-Section H.17b: Joseph Zarrella Papers, Accession 2


This Sub-Section includes materials related to the Catholic Worker Movement and prominent figures in the movement, including co-founder Dorothy Day and artists for the newspaper Ade Bethune and Fritz Eichenberg.

Joseph Zarrella met Dorothy Day in New York and joined the Catholic Worker movement in its early days. Zarrella married Mary Alice Lautner and moved to her home town of Tell City, Indiana, where he established a Catholic Worker House of Hospitality. Dorothy Day visited Zarrella many times.

All items were donated by Joseph and Mary Alice Zarrella, received February 2009. This accession was processed and described by Ethne Evans, July 2012.

See also Sub-Section H.17a, Accession 1. Click here for list of Catholic Worker newspapers in the collection.

This Sub-Section is divided into records series.

All items were donated by Joseph and Mary Alice Zarrella, received February 2009.

This accession was processed and described by Ethne Evans, July 2012.


#Series
1 Correspondence
2 Materials related to Dorothy Day
3 Materials related to the Catholic Worker and Peter Maurin
4 Newsletters
5 War and Conscientious Objectors
6 Manuscripts
7 Materials Related to the Values of the Catholic Worker
8 Photographs