Featurette on Giuseppe Grittani, reprinted in Il Giornale di Toronto, February 1971 - en anglais seulement

Page 7 from Il Giornale di Toronto, published on Februray 26, 1971. In the top left hand corner of the newspaper is an article with the following headline: "Dall'archivo privato del Cav. Giuseppe Grittani: ricordi di tempi lontani" (From the Private Archive of Cavaliere Giuseppe Grittani: memories from a distant past). The article, written in Italian, references a conferences for mathematicians that took place in Toronto in the early 1920s and that was attended by representatives from around the globe. Giuseppe Grittani, an Italian immigrant in Canada was one of the guests and organized a number of events during the conference. Photographs from the conference that orginally appeared in The Globe newspaper on August 12, 1924 have been reprinted in the top section.

Giuseppe Grittani immigrated to Toronto, Canada in 1907. He married Elena on October 23, 1919 and the couple settled at 2 Northcliffe Blvd. where they raised three children, Gloria, Howard and Joe Jr. On June 10, 1940, Grittani was arrested by the RCMP. The family had no idea what had happened to him, but soon realized the serious nature of the situation when the RCMP came to search the family home. He was interned at Camp Petawawa for eight months before he was released on February 2, 1941.