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Alberto Cupelli papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC485
Abstract Papers (1933-1973) of Alberto Cupelli (b. 1905), an Italian American journalist and consular agent, consist mainly of correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to his role as the Italian consular agent in New Haven, Connecticut and to his involvement in the Italian anti-fascist movement. Correspondents include Walter Toscanini (and added are also clippings about his father, Arturo Toscanini). Correspondence relates to, among others, Angelo Guidi-Flavio; Luigi Giovanolo; John...
Dates: 1933-1973

Aldo A. Caira papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC388
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1945-1987

Aldobrando Piacenza papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2079
Abstract

Papers (1951-1973) of Aldobrando Piacenza (1888-1976), an Italian American poet, painter, and folk artist from Chicago, Ill., contain articles about his art work and a short autobiography. Piacenza was born in Sant'Anna Pelaso and came to the United States in 1902. He lived in Chicago and Highwood, and worked as a gardener, store clerk, bakery employee, and owner of an ice cream parlor. His art work included elaborate bird houses.

Dates: 1951-1973

America-Italy Society records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC152
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1925-1959

American Committee for Italian War Relief (St. Paul, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC157
Abstract

The American Committee for Italian War Relief (St. Paul, Minn.), composed of representatives of Italian American organizations and Catholic churches, was organized to aid war victims in Italy. Records (1943-1948) include minutes; correspondence; articles of incorporation; and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1943-1948

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

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC159
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1954-1967

Amerigo A. De Martinis papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1949
Abstract

Papers (ca. 1927-1988) of Amerigo A. De Martinis consist of a biographical sketch; two photographs of him; a certificate of Stella della Solidarieta Italian; a certificate of recognition from the OSIA New Jersey Grand Lodge; and photographs of the North Italy Social Club, mortgage burning, and the Men of Malvern, as well as miscellaneous newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1927-1988

Angela Bambace papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC279
Abstract

Papers (ca. 1930-1976) of Angela Bambace (1898-1975) include correspondence; speeches; newspaper clippings; photographs; and publications. Bambace was a labor organizer and vice-president of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.

Dates: 1930-1976

Angelo DeLuca papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC530
Abstract

Papers (1904-1987) of Angelo DeLuca (b. 1904), an Italian American poet from Phillipsburg, N.J., consist of articles; correspondence; legal documents; sheet music; drafts; illustrations; greeting cards; clippings;family financial records; and samples of DeLuca's poetry.

Dates: 1904-1988

Angelo Viani papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1993
Abstract

Papers (1923-1962) of Angelo Viani (1893-1974) include records of the the Mountaineer Building and Loan Association (Fairmont, W.Va.), OSIA materials including ritual books, photographs, membership applications, incorporation papers of the OSIA West Virginia Grand Lodge (1923), and officers' regalia.

Dates: 1923-1962

Anne M. Pascarelli papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1837
Abstract The Anne M. Pascarelli Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1942-1981) pertains mostly to the Dorchester, Mass. Order Sons of Italy in America lodges Grazia Deledda Lodge. No. 1783 and Dorchester No. 1848. Grazia Deledda Lodge was chartered in 1936; it merged with the Dorchester Men's Lodge No. 1848 circa 1981. Records of Deledda Lodge No. 1783 consist of meeting minutes from 1960 to 1981. The Dorchester Men's Lodge was founded in 1938. Records consist of minutes (1942-1975),...
Dates: 1942-1981

Anthony L. De Ore papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1950
Abstract

Collection (1952-1977) includes Columbus Day and testimonial dinner programs of Order Sons of Italy in America, Pennsylvania District 12 (Fayette County), Supreme Lodge General Laws (1947), a copy of "Congresso Eucaristico," the bulletin of the Trivento Diocese in Italy, a scrapbook of newsclippings, loose newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to OSIA District 12.

Dates: 1952-1977

Anthony Toro papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1757
Abstract

Anthony Toro lived in Hartford, Conn. and held the office of Order Sons of Italy in America Supreme Trustee (1957-1959, 1961-1965). Collection (1943-1978) consists of lists of officers, grand convention information, the booklet of the 1950 state convention, materials on grand lodge activities, and correspondence.

Dates: 1943-1978

Antonino Crivello papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC479
Abstract

Papers (1939-1965) of Antonino Crivello (1888-1969), an Italian American labor organizer and poet, comprise correspondence; drafts of his poetry; and some published material. Correspondence relates largely to the I.L.G.W.U., in which Crivello was a director of Local 144 in Newark, New Jersey and a representative for Local 25 in New York.

Dates: 1939-1965

Arba Sicula Society records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC234
Abstract

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

Dates: 1981-1983

Arnold Broccolino papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1806
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1934-1975

Caesar L. Donnaruma papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC557
Abstract

Papers (1928-1974) of Caesar L. Donnaruma (1900- ) consist mostly of records and correspondence relating to publication of the Italian American newspaper La Gazzetta del Massachusetts (later the Post-Gazette). Of special interest is correspondence with political figures, including John F. Kennedy.

Dates: 1928-1974

Carmine Cacchiola papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1901
Abstract Papers of Carmine Cacchiola include ritual books of the National Office of the Order Sons of Italy in America; convention minutes, booklets, and correspondence for the OSIA New York convention; information pertaining to the OSIA New York Bene Emeritus Award Committee (1982-1986); and OSIA New York scholarship journal booklets (1968-1972). Also included are materials pertaining to OSIA New York local lodges, such as membership information, program pamphlets, and applications, financial...
Dates: 1920-1988

Cesare Morganti papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1624
Abstract

Papers (1863-1964) of portrait photographer and journalist Cesare Morganti consist mainly of newspaper clippings on Italian, Italo-American, and American topics. Also included are correpsondence, photographs, and materials relating to Denver, Colorado, where Morganti worked.

Dates: 1863-1964

Charles Anzalone papers

 Collection — Box: P1857
Identifier: IHRC229
Abstract

Papers (1937-1970) of Charles Anzalone (1888-1959), an Italian American immigrant in rural Louisiana, include biographical information; correspondence; and newspaper clippings pertaining to his political career; materials pertaining to legislation; and a seminar paper by John V. Baiamonte, Jr. Anzalone was a leader in the strawberry industry and was active in Louisiana politics.

Dates: 1937-1970

Christopher Columbus Society (Calumet, Michigan) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC444
Abstract

Materials (1935) pertaining to the Christopher Columbus Society of Calumet, Michigan, include a poster memorializing club members who died between 1923 and 1935, and miscellaneous organizational applications of the Italian American Federation of the Upper Peninsula.

Dates: 1935

Circolo Culturale Italiano di Baltimora (Baltimore, Maryland) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC450
Abstract

The Circolo Culturale Italiano di Baltimora was founded in 1955 by Dr. Raffaele Canevaro, Mrs. George Knipp, and Regina Soria for those interested in Italian culture. Records (ca. 1940-1970) contain correspondence; financial records; membership lists; flyers; and announcements. Also included are newspaper clippings and correspondence relating to the Italian-American Committee of the National War Fund.

Dates: 1940-1970

Clara C. Grillo papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC843
Abstract

Papers (ca. 1928-1977) of Clara (Corica) Grillo include newspaper clippings; a transcript of an interview with her; correspondence between her husband Dominic Grillo and Eduardo Migliaccio (Farfariello); articles on Italians in Cleveland, Ohio, and the International Institute of Cleveland; and correspondence, playbills, and financial records pertaining to theater, films, and vaudeville.

Dates: 1928-1977

Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul, Minnesota, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC466
Abstract

Records (1935-1965) of the Columbus Memorial Association (St. Paul, Minnesota) include constitution of the Association; by-laws; membership records; financial records; correspondence; minutes; and a scrapbook. The scrapbook contains miscellany on the procedure of passing the Columbus Day Bill in the State of Minnesota Legislature (1945).

Dates: 1935-1965

Diego Delfino papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC528
Abstract Papers (1912-1929) of Diego Delfino (1874-1926), an Italian immigrant physician who lived in Ohio, West Virginia, and New Jersey, consist of letters to his uncle and daughter in Reggio Calabria, Italy. Also included are papers relating to settlement of Delfino's estate; a translation and biographical sketch by his grandson Diego Cassone; a photograph of Delfino and his daughter; and newspaper clippings about his death. Selected items from the collection have been digitized and are available...
Dates: 1912-1929

Dominic D'Alfonso papers

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC1948
Abstract

Dominic and Dante D'Alfonso collection (n.d.) consists of a banner from Order Sons of Italy in America G. Marconi No. 165 (PA), a copy of Baldo Aquilano's L'Ordine Figli D'Italia in America (New York, 1925), and three photographs of local OSIA Philadelphia (PA) lodges (1930-1960).

Dates: 1930-1960

Dominic R. Massaro papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1496
Abstract The Dominic R. Massaro Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1923-2008) consists of records and minutes of Supreme Conventions (1960-1987), Supreme Council Minutes (1963-1987); correspondence of Massaro as Director of Public Relations, Chairman of the Membership and Expansion Committee, and as National Historian; correspondence and reports of various OSIA committees and activities; convention material, council minutes, correspondence, committees, and activities of the OSIA New York...
Dates: 1923-2008

Edmond N. Tino papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1760
Abstract 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),...
Dates: 1916-1986

Emilio Augusto papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC255
Abstract

Papers (1931-1972) of Emilio Augusto consist of newspaper clippings and photographs pertaining to fascism in Mussolini's Italy and to the anti-fascist movement among Italian Americans; miscellaneous personal and business correspondence.

Dates: 1931-1972

Ernesto M. Strollo papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1952
Abstract

Papers of Ernesto M. Strollo consist of correspondence, banquet program booklets, newspaper clippings, a membership card, and a membership passbook of the Order Sons of Italy in America, Giuseppe Giusti No. 683 (Germantown, Pa.).

Dates: 1928-1967

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