In May 1939 engineer Mario Levi (1888-1943) applies for ‘discrimination’ in order to be able to continue to work as a staff member in Italian electric companies. He is helped by his brother-in-law Renzo Ravenna, until 1938 the Podestà of Ferrara, who sends a personal letter to Mussolini himself. Levi, his wife, and his son, obtained their ‘discrimination’ in June 1940. Three years after, they would be among the victims of the Roman raid on 16 October 1943.
Archivio Centrale dello Stato, Roma