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America-Italy Society records

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Identifier: IHRC152
Overview Records (1925-1959) of the America-Italy Society, a cultural organization, include minutes; correspondence; financial records; brochures; photographs; and corporate documents. Series include information regarding the Italy-America Society's dissolution and correspondence of founder Luigi Criscuolo. Also included is correspondence of Ellsworth Bunker; Thomas McKittrick; John Astor and Clare Booth Luce.

American Arabic Association (AMARA) records

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Identifier: IHRC155
Overview Records (1969-1981) of the American Arabic Association, a cultural and charitable organization, consist mainly of program announcements for meetings.

American Committee on Italian Migration, (Chicago Chapter Illinois) records

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Identifier: IHRC159
Overview Records (1954-1967) of the American Committee on Italian Migration, Chicago Chapter (Ill.), include a brief history; correspondence; organizational papers; souvenir journals and symposia; photographs and newspaper clippings; and publicity concerning special events. Correspondents include United States senators and church dignitaries, the Italian ambassador and consulate, and other figures in the Italian government, Mayor Richard Daley of Chicago, Everett M. Dirksen, Jacob H. Javits, Birch Bayh, ...

Americo Susi papers

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Identifier: IHRC2558
Overview Papers (1923-1935) of Americo Susi, an Italian-American laborer from Introdacqua, A'quila, Italy, consist of his membership booklets for "Club Introdacquese" (Youngstown, Ohio) and "Societa Italiana di M.S. Generale Gustave Fara" (Sharpsville, Pennsylvania).

Arba Sicula Society records

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Identifier: IHRC234
Overview Records (1981-1983) of the Arba Sicula Society, a Sicilian American cultural organization, consist of correspondence; publications; newspaper clippings; and miscellany.

Arnold Broccolino papers

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Identifier: IHRC1806
Overview The Arnold Broccolino Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1934-1975) consists of Supreme Lodge and Grand Lodge records along with records of non-OSIA Italian American organizations and events, photographs, newspaper clippings, and Italian American periodicals. Supreme Lodge records include Anti-Defamation Commission materials and correspondence regarding arbitration cases in Maryland. Records of the Maryland Grand Lodge include a ledger listing state officers and delegates (1936-1961), ...

Donato, Geno., Papers

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Identifier: IHRC1802
Overview The Geno and Lou Donato Order Sons of Italy in America collection includes Supreme Lodge correpsondence (1981-1987), minutes of Indiana Grand Council meetings (1979-1984), and some Grand Lodge correspondence.

Edmond N. Tino papers

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Identifier: IHRC1760
Overview The Edmond N. Tino Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1916-1986) consists of records of national, state, and local lodges, including minutes, correspondence, brochures, booklets, by-laws, correspondence, and lists of members and officers. National records include Supreme Convention documents (1941-1959), Supreme Executive Council minute (1916), correspondence, reports on the Cossimo Orphanage and other projects. State lodge documents include grand convention minutes (1952-1986), ...

Forte, Felix, Papers

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Identifier: IHRC737
Overview Papers of Felix Forte include biographical sketches, a speech entitled "What Makes America Tick," and 1947 convention materials from the Order Sons of Italy in America, including a telegram from President Truman.

Frank J. Montemuro Jr papers

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Identifier: IHRC1620
Overview Frank J. Montemuro, Jr. served the Order Sons of Italy in America as Supreme Venerable (1977-1981) and as Grand Venerable of the Pennsylvania Grand Lodge (1969-1977). Collection includes records of Supreme Conventions (1969-1979), materials relating to various OSIA officers such as Supreme Venerable, Supreme Recording Secretary, Supreme Deputies, and Supreme Trustees, materials on various OSIA committees and programs such as OSIA Foundation, National Education and Scholarship committee, Birth ...

Fred A. Ossanna papers

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Identifier: IHRC1999
Overview Papers (1927-1972) of Fred A. Ossanna, an Italian American lawyer active in various Italian American organizations, consist largely of material pertaining to UNICO, a social and civic organization, and to the National Italian American Civic League. Photographs are included (please follow the links below to view digital images of selected photos) .

Fred Celli papers

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Identifier: IHRC424
Overview Papers (1926-1973) of Fred Celli consist of personal corresondence; and correspondence, minutes, reports, miscellany, and publications of socialist and anti-Fascist organizations. Among organizations represented are the Italian Socialist Federation; the Socialist Party of the United States of America, Italian Section; the Matteotti League; the Mazzini Society; the Fratellanza Italo-Americana, Abraham Lincoln, New York; Italian American publishing companies, and the International Workers Order.

Hal (Hal E.) Jackson papers

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Identifier: IHRC1937
Overview The Harold E. Jackson Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of records of the Order and of the OSIA Northwest Grand Lodge. Records of OSIA include Supreme Convention books (1981-1983), and Supreme correspondence (1980-1983).Records of the Northwest Grand Lodge include Grand Convention books (1959-1983), Convention minutes (1963-1977), Grand Council minutes (1975-1983), Grand Venerable Invitations (1980-1983), and materials pertaining to various OSIA projects including the ...

Harry D. Fornari papers

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Identifier: IHRC735
Overview Papers (ca. 1941-1976) of Harry D. Fornari, a business executive, include speeches, programs, and newspaper clippings documenting his work as chairman of the Council of Immigrant Youth and with the Immigrants' Conference. The Council of Immigrant Youth was organized after the United States entered World War II to show solidarity with the new homeland and to work for the Civilian Defense Volunteer Office as requested. It was affiliated with the Immigrants' Conference, a coalition of various ...

Howard E. Molisani Papers

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Identifier: IHRC1878
Overview The E. Howard Molisani Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1920-1987) consists of records of the Supreme Lodge, the New York Grand Lodge, and materials pertaining to labor and labor organizations, along with personal papers. Records of the OSIA Supreme Lodge include convention records (1985-1987), council minutes (1980-1987), National Foundation minutes (1976-1985), materials of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum Commission (1975-1987), and materials pertaining to National Italian American ...

Italian Actors Union, (New York, New York) records

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Identifier: IHRC1087
Overview Records (1938-1969) of the Italian Actors Union (New York, New York), a branch of the Associated Actors and Artistes of America, comprise constitution and by-laws, membership lists, correspondence, scripts, speeches and essays concerning Italian theater in New York, contracts, memoranda, financial records, materials pertaining to the Italian Recreation Center (New York) and, on microfilm only, the minutes of the Executive Council (1939-1963).

Italian Immigration to Michigan's Upper Peninsula Oral History Project records

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Identifier: IHRC1429
Overview Collection consists of tape-recorded oral history interviews of over 150 Italian Americans from Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Interviews cover a broad range of topics including mining a work, business, Italian organizations, women, folklore, farming, and community life. Some of the informants are from Northern Wisconsin (especially Hurley) and southern Ontario, Canada (especially Sault Ste. Marie).

John A. Saladino papers

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Identifier: IHRC2345
Overview The John A. Saladino Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1965-1987) consists of Supreme Lodge records including convention records (1973-1987), council minutes (1974-1986), correspondence (1981-1985), National Foundation minutes and reports (1972-1986), and reports of activities such as the OSIA News Committee and the Commission on Membership and Expansion. Massachusetts Grand Lodge records include convention records (1965-1987), council minutes (1969-1983), correspondence (1977-1979), ...

John G. Spatuzza papers

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Identifier: IHRC2479
Overview The John G. Spatuzza Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1958-1985) includes Supreme Lodge records, Illinois Grand Lodge records, and other OSIA materials. Supreme Lodge records include convention documents (1965-1985), committee reports, correspondence (1975-1985), and financial reports. Illinois Grand Lodge materials include grand convention books and reports (1960-1980), correspondence (1958-1980), newsletters, scholarship and committee reports, and brochures from a variety of OSIA ...

Joseph A. L. Errigo papers

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Identifier: IHRC1771
Overview Joseph A.L. Errigo Order Sons of Italy Collection comprises records of various OSIA committees of the Delaware Grand Lodge and of local Delaware lodges, and personal papers of Errigo. Also included are newspaper clippings and photographs. Includes materials pertaining to the Immigration and Naturalization Committee, and the National Anti-Defamation Committee. Convention materials pertain to the Supreme convention (1951, 1959), and the Delaware Grand Convention (1977).Also included are ...

Joseph A. Montemarano papers

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Identifier: IHRC1914
Overview The Joseph A. Montemarano Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1974-1987) consists of Supreme lodge materials including convention records (1981-1987), council minutes (1980-1986), foundation documents (1980-1986), reports of the Garibaldi-Meucci Musem and of the Commission on Social Justice (1980-1986), and records of the 1981 visit to the Italian earthquake region. New York Grand Lodge records include convention records (1974-1987), council minutes (1971-1986), and papers of State ...

Joseph Cernuto papers

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Identifier: IHRC1946
Overview The Joseph Cernuto Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1929-1967) consists of Supreme Convention books (1939-1967), a copy of the General Laws of the Order (1931), Pennsylvania Grand Convention books (1929-1957), miscellaneous Pennsylvania Grand Lodge testimonial dinner programs, the program for the dedication of the building for Loggia Nuova Camillo Benso Di Cavour No. 874 (Mt. Pleasant, Pa.) (1948), and newspaper clippings.

Josephine M. Falco papers

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Identifier: IHRC1826
Overview The Josephine M. Falco Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1940-1981) consists of books on Grand Lodge statutes (1940), rituals (1957), and Constitution and Supreme Laws (1962). Also included are Massachusetts Grand Lodge convention books (1973-1981), miscellaneous correspondence, materials pertaining to a Grand Lodge-USO project to send cookies to troops in Vietnam (1966), to March of Dimes Walkathon (1977), to Falco's tenure as President of the OSIA Massachusetts Grand Lodge Benfit ...

Leonard Pasqualicchio papers

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Identifier: IHRC1967
Overview The Leonard Pasqualicchio Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1945-1965) consists of a copy of the OSIA Constitution and by-laws (1949), miscellaneous photographs, and correspondence, and personal papers of Pasqualicchio. Personal papers include his notes for a book; newspaper clippings, brochures, material on Constantino Bromidi, the artist of the United States Capitol building; Pasqualicchio's speeches (1960-1968); miscellaneous newsletters and newspapers; invitations to the ...

Louis A. Orsini papers

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Identifier: IHRC1846
Overview The Louis Orsini Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of Grand Convention Minutes (1927-1961, 1984), Grand Convention and Grand Council minutes (1927-1950), and some Grand Lodge correspondence and OSIA by-laws.

Louis F. Pioletti Monsignor papers

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Identifier: IHRC2083
Overview Papers (1908-1972) of Monsignor Louis F. Pioletti (1887-1972) comprise personal papers and memorabilia, including correspondence, diaries, and biographical information, sermons and notes of his Italian pastorate, sermons, notes, awards, and newspaper clippings of his pastorate at Holy Redeemer Church (St. Paul, Minnesota) and St. Ambrose Parish (St. Paul, Minnesota), and publications and photographs. Included are parish records from Holy Redeemer Church, and correspondence and information ...

Mary Kelley papers

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Identifier: IHRC1801
Overview The Mary Kelly Order Sons of Italy in America collection includes Supreme Constitution and General Laws of the Order; 1953 Indiana Grand Lodge By-laws; the by-laws of an unamed lodge; 1981 Grand Convention Souvenir booklet; miscellaneous award and banquet booklets; a photographs; and a copy of Ernest Biagi's The Purple Aster. Also included is a program from a Congressional dinner honoring St. Patrick (1963).

Max Ascoli papers

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Identifier: IHRC245
Overview Papers (1935-1968) of Max Ascoli (1898-1978) include correspondence; minutes; publications; reports; and newspaper clippings relating to the activities of the Mazzini Society and its officers.

Negovetti, John., Papers

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Identifier: IHRC3314
Overview The John Negovetti Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of OSIA Constitution and General Laws (1923), ritual books, Supreme Laws and Judicial Code (1964), and the Review of Ritual conducted at the 1961 Supreme Convention. Also included are Illinois Grand Lodge convention booklets (1953-1985), program booklets honoring Negovetti as "Man of the Year" (1980), by-laws of the Maggio 11, 1860 Lodge No. 1065 (East Chicago, IN), and a 1965 statement of income and expenses for that lodge. ...

Order Sons of Italy in America - Avara, Joseph

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Identifier: IHRC263
Overview Collection contains correspondence and minutes from the period when Avara served as National President. Also included are runs of the OSIA News and Il Leone for the period 1980 to 1989.

Order Sons of Italy in America. Alabama Grand Lodge., Records

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Identifier: IHRC1734
Overview Records (1923-1987) of the Alabama Lodge, Order Sons of Italy in America, include a Supreme Convention book (1957); a "Demand for Dispensation" for a local lodge (1945); Grand Lodge Columbus Day booklets (1950, 1958, 1964-1972), and a list of Grand Lodge officers (1987). Also included are a receipt book of Bessemer (Alabama) Lodge No. 1497 (1963-1975), and a book listing members and dues payments, probably of the Bessemer Lodge (1927-1966). Collection also includes a booklet of the statutes and ...

Order Sons of Italy in America. C. Colombo-C. Battisti Lodge No. 861 (Michigan) records

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Identifier: IHRC1841
Overview Records (1918-1986) of the Order Sons of Italy in America, C. Colombo-C. Battista Lodge No. 861 (Mich.) include lodge minutes (1918-1932, 1947-1957), financial records (1953-1975), booklets of annual Columbus Day dances, miscellaneous copies of the Lodge newsletter, Il Messagero, and newsletters of other local lodges. Also included are Supreme and Grand Lodge correpsondence and Grand Council and Grand Convention minutes (1981-1986), as well as Michigan, Connecticut, and Ohio by-laws.

Order Sons of Italy in America. National Office., Records

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Identifier: IHRC1861
Overview Records of the Order Sons of Italy in America National Office include records of Supreme Conventions (1955-1987); Supreme Council minutes (1954-1987); National Foundation minutes (1960-1987); correspondence of national officers (1957-1982); financial ledgers, audits, and vouchers of the Supreme Lodge and National Foundation; records of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, the Immigration and Naturalization Commission, the Anti-Defamation Committee, OSIA News and a multitude of other committees and ...

OSIA - Caira, Aldo A.

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Identifier: IHRC388
Overview Aldo A. Caira was National President of the Order Sons of Italy in America (1981-1985). Collection (1945-1987) consists of Supreme correspondence, records, minutes and brochures of Supreme Conventions (1963-1987), and Supreme Council minutes (1969-1987); a collection of Caira's speeches; "On the Move" columns from OSIA News (1981-1985); materials on numerous OSIA committees and projects such as the Commission for Social Justice, Douhet-Mitchell Awards OSIA Foundation, Immigration and ...

OSIA - Della Noce, Frank

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Identifier: IHRC529
Overview The Frank Della Noce Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of Supreme Lodge correspondence and booklets (1922-1940), by-laws books (1915-1917), Supreme Convention minutes and booklets (1935-1943). The bulk of materials are of the OSIA Maryland Grand Lodge and include grand council minutes (1920-1941, 1950-1956), grand convention minutes (1920-1936), correspondence (1923-1948), financial reports (1928-1940), lists of grand officers and delegates (1922-1935), assorted books on ...

OSIA - Di Silvestro, Giovanni M.

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Identifier: IHRC544
Overview The Di Silvestro Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1909-1954) consists of Supreme Convention records (1921-1941), grand lodge records, and non-OSIA materials. Letters and telegrams detail the on-going communications of Di Silvestro during his seven terms as Supreme Venerable. Other documents, including materials of officers and lodges and newspaper clippings, describe the activities of grand lodges. Newspaper clippings describe OSIA banquets, meetings, pilgrimages to Italy, events in ...

Ottaviano, John, Jr., Papers

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Identifier: IHRC2002
Overview The John Ottaviano Jr. Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of OSIA Supreme Convention reports, committee reports, correspondence, legal and financial records, and correspondence with lodges in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, Northwest, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island. Ottaviano was National President of OSIA (1961-1965).

Paul A. D'Agostino papers

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Identifier: IHRC1821
Overview The Paul A. D'Agostino Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1927-1963) consists of a Supreme Convention book (1957); Massachusetts Grand Lodge convention books (1958-1963), constitution and by-laws (1940 and 1949), various Lodge committees and projects such as revision of the by-laws, regulation of the death fund, regulation of life insurance program, membership drives, and scholarship fund; books containing Supreme Constitution and by-laws (1962); material relating to D'Agostino's legal ...

Peter B. Gay papers

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Identifier: IHRC765
Overview The Peter B. Gay Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1970-1986) consists of convention records, committee reports, officers' correspondence of the Supreme Lodge, materials pertaining to California, Nebraska, and New York Grand Lodges, Gay's speeches, press releases, and newspaper clippings. Bulk of the collection is from the period 1973-1975, when Gay was National President of OSIA.

Peter R. Zuzolo papers

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Identifier: IHRC1918
Overview The Peter R. Zuzolo Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of materials pertaining to the Supreme Executive Council minutes and Plenary Session minutes (1980-1986), and to the New York Grand Lodge and other grand lodges. New York Grand Lodge materials include convention books (1961-1987), Grand Council minutes (1980-1986), and committees and programs. Other Grand Lodges represented are those of California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Northwest, Ohio, ...

Richard V. Petta papers

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Identifier: IHRC1986

Simone J. Ambrosino papers

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Identifier: IHRC1767
Overview The Simone J. Ambrosino Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1956-1986) consists of membership lists, correspondence, constitution and by-laws, information on charities and other activities, and materials pertaining to individual lodges.

Spatuzza, George J., 1896-1979., Papers

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Identifier: IHRC2477
Overview The George J. Spatuzza Order Sons of Italy in America collection includes records of the Supreme Lodge (1937-1957) and of the Illinois Grand Lodge (1920-1960). Supreme Lodge records include correspondence, convention records, many committee reports, such as those from the Immigration and Naturalization Commission, reports of Washington lobbyist Leonard Pasqualicchio, and occasional Supreme Council minutes. Materials of the Illinois Grand Lodge feature most issues of The Bulletin (1927-1954), ...

Speranza, Gino, Papers

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Identifier: IHRC2482
Overview Papers (1901-1923) of Gino Speranza, an Italian American lawyer from New York City include correspondence relating to the Society for Protection of Italian Immigrants, reports, speeches, clippings, and statistics on Italian immigrants. Speranza served as secretary of the Society.

Vincent P. Landi papers

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Identifier: IHRC1912
Overview The P. Vincent Landi Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1929-1984) consists of Supreme lodge records included convention materials (1969-1981), reports of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, resolutions regarding the media and Italian Americans (1970), and reports on charitable activities. Also included are New York Grand Lodge records consisting of grand convention records (1969-1982), grand council minutes (1969), brochures from various events, a large selection of documents of the Committee ...

Vincent A. Ragosta papers

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Identifier: IHRC1974
Overview The Vincent A. Rogosta Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1923-1986) includes Supreme Convention books, minutes, and reports (1923, 1971, 1973, 1977, 1979, 1981); Supreme Council minutes (1971); OSIA constitution and general laws (1949, 1964), and a ritual book, along with Rhode Island Grand convention books (1961-1986), Grand Lodge correspondence (1969-1977), and Grand Venerable correspondence (1971-1977). Also included are Lodge minutes, officer lists, membership applications and ...

Vincent Massari papers

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Identifier: IHRC1486
Overview Papers (1895-1976) of Vincent Massari (1898-1976) include biographical materials, correspondence relating to his civic activities, his travel agency, his work as a legislator, the Columbian Federation, L'Unione, the Ludlow Massacre of 1919, his work as a notary public, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings. Correspondents include Frank Mancini, Giovanni Massari, Gaetano Venditti, Zopita Valentini, Ettore Chiariglione, Egidio Clemente, Girolamo Valenti, Carmelo Zito, Alberto Tarchiani, and and ...