Joseph Zarrella Papers

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Title

Joseph Zarrella Papers

Subject

Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980.
Zarrella, Joseph
Catholic Worker Movement--Pictorial works.
Bethune, Ade, 1914-2002
Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990

Description

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.

Creator

Joseph Zarrella

Date

1937-1985

Contributor

Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980

Rights

Copyright The Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine
University. All rights reserved.
Photographs copyright of the Merton Legacy Trust. Not to be used without written permission.

Format

Text

Language

English

Identifier

Sub-Section H.17B

Collection Items

"You never leave the CW"
An interview with Joe Zarrella about his time at the Catholic Worker

"You never leave the Catholic Worker "
An interview with Joe Zarrella about his time at the Catholic Worker

Ade Bethune print "Our Lady of Homework"
Ade Bethune print "Our Lady of Homework"

Ade Bethune print "St. Dorothy: Martyr"
Ade Bethune print "St. Dorothy, Martyr"

Letter from Dorothy Day to Joseph Zarrella. 1938 August 15
Continuation of letter where Day describes to Joseph Zarrella an annonymous letter she received about threats against CW.

Letter from Dorothy Day to Joseph Zarrella. 1938 August 15
Day describes to Joseph Zarrella an annonymous letter she received about threats against CW.

Letter to Joseph Zarrella from Dorothy Day. 1938 June 13
Letter from Day to Joe, describes work at Easton farms and inquires to Joe about managing the house, page 1 of 2

Back of letter to Joseph Zarrella from Dorothy Day. 1938 June 13
Letter from Day to Joe, describes work at Easton farms and inquires to Joe about managing the house, page 2 of 2

Letter to Joseph Zarrella from Dorothy Day. December 1939
First page of letter from Day to Zarella. In Mobile, AL. Describes life traveling and staying in convents, contrast to CW life; the need for her travels; and includes a special note to Joe appreciating all he does

Back of letter to Joseph Zarrella from Dorothy Day. December 1939
Second page of letter from Day to Zarella. In Mobile, AL. Describes life traveling and staying in convents, contrast to CW life; the need for her travels; and includes a special note to Joe appreciating all he does

Letter to Joseph Zarrella from Dorothy Day. 1940 April 5
Letter to Joe from on the road. Talks about going into migrant camps on the west coast. Pg 1

Back of letter to Joseph Zarrella from Dorothy Day. 1940 April 5
Letter to Joe from on the road. Talks about going into migrant camps on the west coast. Pg 2

Letter to Joseph Zarrella from Dorothy Day. 1940 February 12
Letter from Day to Joseph Zarrella. Providea an update from Portland. Talks about Catholic Worker being broke, but how that may be good for them. Her update shows how she strongly feels ties to the Worker even when on the road. Page 1

Back of letter to Joseph Zarrella from Dorothy Day. 1940 February 12
Letter from Day to Joseph Zarrella. Providea an update from Portland. Talks about Catholic Worker being broke, but how that may be good for them. Her update shows how she strongly feels ties to the Worker even when on the road. Page 2

Letter to Joseph Zarrella from Dorothy Day. 1940 June 12
Letter from Day to Zarrella. States concern about Tamar (Dorothy Day's daughter) and how she's the baby of the community
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