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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Records (1981-1983) of the Arba Sicula Society, a Sicilian American cultural organization, consist of correspondence; publications; newspaper clippings; and miscellany.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.).
Papers (1963-1972) of Ferdinando D. Maurino, a professor of Italian at the University of Tennessee, include several of his articles on Italian and Italian American writers.
Memoirs of Fiore DiGiulio entitled "Thoughts and Memories of the Native Village: Villetta Barrea" (62 pages). Translated by Jerine DiGiulio. Included is also a copy of the original manuscript in Italian.
- Italian Americans -- Societies, etc. 29
- Italian American newspapers. 10
- Italian Americans. 8
- Columbus Day. 7
- Italian American authors. 6
- Italian American poets. 6
- Italian Americans -- Massachusetts -- Societies, etc. 6
- Italian Americans -- New York (State) -- Societies, etc. 6
- Italian Americans -- West Virginia -- Societies, etc. 6
- Lawyers. 6
- Anti-fascist movements -- United States. 5
- Italian Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc. 5
- Labor leaders. 5
- Clothing workers -- Labor unions. 4
- Ethnic press 4
- Italian Americans -- Charities. 4
- Italian Americans -- Illinois -- Societies, etc. 4
- Italian Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Societies, etc. 4
- Disaster relief -- Italy. 3
- Earthquakes -- Italy 3 + ∧ less
- American Committee for Italian War Relief (Saint Paul, Minn.). 1
- American Committee on Italian Migration. Chicago Chapter (Ill.). 1
- Antonini, , Luigi, 1883-1968 1
- Anzalone, , Charles, 1888-1959 1
- Arba Sicula, Inc. 1
- Artoni, , Gioacchino, 1866-1937 1
- Ascoli, Max, 1898-1978 1
- Augusto, Emilio. 1
- Bambace, Angela , 1898-1975 1
- Broccolino, Arnold. 1
- Cacchiola, Carmine. 1
- Caira, Aldo A. 1
- Caradonna, Nino, 1898- 1
- Celli, Fred. 1
- Cernuto, Joseph, 1898-1973 1
- Christopher Columbus Society (Calumet, Mich.) 1
- Ciccotelli, Mario. 1
- Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul. 1
- Cornetta, Martin V. 1
- Costa, Louis, 1890-1976 1 + ∧ less