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Michael A. Caira papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1879


Papers of Michael Caira consist largely of materials pertaining to the Order Sons of Italy in America. Included are convention minutes, reports, booklets, and worksheets from the OSIA national organization; and speeches of Supreme Venerables Aldo Caira, Bruno Giuffrida and Frank Montemuro, as well as speeches of Caira himself. Papers also include OSIA information pertaining to regional conferences and corresondence, as well as a portrait of Frank Montemuro. In addition, the records include materials from numerous committess including the Commission for Social Justice and the Columbus Quincentenial 1981-1988. The materials contains correspondence from regional conferences 1982-1984, photographs, and a film script for a Non-OSIA film entitled "The Italians and Jews in Occupied Europe" (1983).


  • Creation: 1981-1988


Language of Materials



Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.


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Michael Caira was born in Wilmington, Mass., where he now lives with his wife and children. He held the office of Grand Trustee in the Order Sons of Italy in America, Mass., from 1979 to 1981. He also served the Order as a National Deputy (1983-1985) and as National Executive Director (1985-1988).


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