Alberto Castello – AP news and AP index cards – 1958

I saw this photo in a 1958 newspaper and thought I would do some research on his family.


In my research I found a card catalog that I had never seen before:
Associated Press Card Index to AP Stories


So now I have one more place to look for old interesting newspaper stories.

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Alberto Castello
age72

born: abt 1886

wife: Maria

was kidnapped in Sicily.

he is from: Copiague, Suffolk, New York, USA
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
The Free Lance-Star – Nov 14, 1958

https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=1eZLAAAAIBAJ&sjid=-4sDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7043%2C3437014&fbclid=IwAR0eFcxzQRXM8ecllBmLwm63B_U-QWN8Ae_kGlJ6hnVp_ngJ05GJOeePF9A
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other records found:

Associated Press, Name Card Index to AP Stories, 1905-1990
Name Card Index to AP Stories (series 1) Capiello – Corden Caruso – Castro

https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/50018/40658_2421406272_0519-00896?pid=414484&backurl=https%3A%2F%2Fsearch.ancestry.com%2Fcgi-bin%2Fsse.dll%3Findiv%3D1%26dbid%3D50018%26h%3D414484%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DArm10853%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid&personid&hintid&usePUB=true&_phsrc=Arm10853&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&_ga=2.162655292.102904596.1561339937-853158820.1542292667&fbclid=IwAR34dqixOeyaheNNyjU3U83e-vvrkhkwMrRXxI_Ra8Aig7dcH5CkwWw5dn8
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Alberto Castello

Associated Press, Name Card Index to AP Stories,


The importance of this index card is that it gave a resolution to the story by telling us that he was freed by Sicilian captors and was back at home.


I hope this has given you a new research tool.

Thank You

Jose from Clarkston and Covert, Michigan, USA