Alice Seelye Rossi (Ohio 1852-Rome 1934)
Alice’s father was Dr. Thomas T. (Finette Seelye her mother or step-mother) of Cleveland, OH. as indicated on the Seelye Society website. Dr. Seelye ran the Cleveland Water Cure Establishment (hydrotherapy).
Alice was the author of “Women of Imperial Italy”, a 20 page pamplet printed in 1937 eulogizing Fascist Italy and the role played by women. (her tombstone dates her death 1934 whereas the publication is 1937)
Her husband, Egisto Rossi, was vice-general commissioner of emigration under the Mussolini government and a knight of the Order of the Crown of Italy.