Vincent A. Ragosta papers
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 corresondence of Renaissance-Alliance Lodge No. 1966 (1959-1967), and award banquet programs and dinner dance booklets from various local lodges in Rhode Island, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
- Ragosta, Vincent A. (Person)
Language of Materials
Mainly in English; a few items in Italian
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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Vincent A. Ragosta served as Supreme Curator of the Order Sons of Italy in America (1979-1983) and as Grand Venerable of the Rhose Island Grand Lodge (1971-1977).
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- Italian Americans -- Rhode Island -- Societies, etc. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Italian Americans -- Societies, etc. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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