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Vincent DiGirolamo

Vincent DiGirolamo is an associate professor of history at Baruch College of the City University of New York, where he specializes in 19th and 20th century U.S. history, with a focus on workers, children, immigrants, city life, and print culture. He is most recently the author of Crying the News: A History of America's Newsboys (Oxford University Press, 2019), which won the Palmegiano Prize for journalism history from the American Historical Association.

DiGirolamo is a native of Monterey, California. He currently serves as Baruch chapter chair of the PSC (Professional Staff Congress), the union representing CUNY faculty and staff.

Articles by this Author

Newsboys in antebellum New York and elsewhere were embroiled in all the major conflicts of their day, becoming mixed metaphors for enterprise and annoyance.