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Dwight C. Smith Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2453

Collection (1890-1979) of Dwight C. Smith Jr. includes books; articles; computer analyses; and games collected for studies of the treatment of the Mafia and Italian Americans in American culture.

**In 2019, the books from this collection were moved to IHRCA book collection and cataloged. The full list of titles can be viewed at the link below (please see the "Digital Material" tab.)

Dates: 1890-1979

Eduardo Migliaccio papers

Identifier: IHRC1540

Papers (1909-1958) of Italian American character actor Eduardo Migliaccio "Farfariello" (1880-1946) consist of photographs, playbills, correspondence, manuscript and published sheet music, and scrapbooks of memorabilia. Photographs from the collection have been digitized and are available in the U Media Archive digital repository, please see a link in the "Digital material" section below.

Dates: 1909-1958

Edward J. Angeletti papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1803
Abstract The Edward J. Angeletti Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1959-1977) consists of materials pertaining to the OSIA Maryland Grand Lodge.Included are Grand Council minutes (1973-1976), officers' lists; correspondence relating to various members of the Maryland Grand Council including the Grand Venerable, 1st Assistant Grand Venerable, Grand Orator and Grand Deputies; correspondence relating to various committees and activities of the Grand Lodge including by-laws, Birth Defects,...
Dates: 1959-1977

Eugene Costa papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1989

The Eugene Costa Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1973-1974) consists of letters, Costa's Grand Venerable report to the 1974 West Virginia Grand Convention, and a 1973 legal document authorizing a corporation to lease space in the OSIA Christopher Columbus Lodge No. 1199 (Charleston, W.V.) hall.

Dates: 1973-1974

Felix Forte papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC737

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.

Dates: 1927-1975

Fortune Gallo papers

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC760

Papers (1930-1960) of Fortune Gallo (1878-1970), founder and director of the San Carlo Opera Company, consist of his "personal" books, and programs and newspaper clippings and opera directories describing the work of the Company.

Dates: 1930-1960

Franca Tognotti-Martin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3305

The Franca Tognotti-Martin Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1965-1987) consists of West Virginia Grand Lodge correspondence (1971-1985), Grand Convention materials (1965-1987), local lodge correspondence, newsletters, and lists of officer and members (1967-1986). Also included are a Supreme Lodge directory, several financial reports and a Public Relations Commission Report (1981-1982), along with a booklet and poster fromthe 1983 West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival.

Dates: 1965-1987

Francone - Aliberti family papers

Identifier: IHRC3430

Family history compilation entitled "The Carlo Francone - Caterina Aliberti Families of San Benigno Canavese, Piedmont, Italy - Ancestors and Descendants" (34 pages plus appendices).

Dates: 1900-1997

Frank J. De Santis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1747
Abstract The Frank J. de Santis collection of Order Sons of Italy in America, California Grand Lodge, includes records of the following local California lodges: Anaheim Lodge No. 2076; America Lodge No. 1609; Beatrice Portinari Lodge No. 1626; Desert Valley Lodge No. 2352; Centinella Valley Lodge No. 1991; Diable Valley Lodge No. 2167; Enrico Caruso Lodge No. 1463; Galileo Galilei Lodge No. 1950; Garibaldina Lodge No. 1627; Hacienda Lodge No. 2168; Lake County Lodge No. 2537; La Costa Dei Fiori Lodge...
Dates: 1981-1986

Frank J. Montemuro, Jr. papers

Identifier: IHRC1620
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1965-2005

Frank Provenzano (Order Sons of Italy in America, New York Lodge Il Sole No. 52) papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3884
Abstract Frank Provenzano founded lodge Il Sole No. 52 of the Order Sons of Italy in America in New York, which was chartered on September 6, 1910. He wrote the play "L'Avvenire dei Figli D'Italia" or "The Future of the Sons of Italy " which was presented by the lodge in New York City in 1913. Provenzano was the Venerable of the Lodge at that time. Collection consists of a printed copy of the script and its English translation (handwritten). Included are also brief historical sketches concerning the...
Dates: 1913-1920

Frank W. Liberatore papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1834

Liberatore was OSIA Massachusetts Grand Financial Secretary (1959-1963) and Supreme Curator of OSIA (1955-1959). Collection includes a Massachusetts Grand Lodge convention program (1947), miscellaneous Massachusetts Grand Lodge brochures, local lodge program booklets, many photographs, and artifacts.

Dates: 1935-1960

Geno Baroni (Photographs) collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2974

One photograph of Geno C. Baroni (1930-1984) Catholic civil rights priest, active in the social movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Photo taken in July 1973.

Dates: 1973

Geno Donato papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1802

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.

Dates: 1979-1987

Gentille R. Yarusso papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2867

Papers (ca. 1977) of Gentille R. Yarusso consist of autobiographical sketches about his childhood and life in Swede Hollow in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Dates: 1977

Gino Mariani papers

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC2959

Correspondence, photos, diplomas/certificates, memorabilia, chiefly from and about poet Nino Caradonna. Also includes some print material.

Dates: undated

Giuseppe Camilletti papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC401

Papers (1982) of Giuseppe Camilletti consist of a translation by Robert Scott of Camilletti's autobiography, published in 1982 by the Italian Study Group of Troy, Mich.

Dates: 1982

Grace Darin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC508

Papers (1981-1984) of Grace Darin, a journalist and author, consist of family histories, including "The Darin Family: A Century Chronicle"; "The Darin Family: A Supplement"; "The Rileys of Iron Belt: A Family Memoir"; and "The Darin Family: Looking Toward the Future - A New Generation".

Dates: 1981-1984

Hal (Harold E.) Jackson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1937
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1952-1986

Helen Barolini papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC292

Papers (1967-1969) of Helen Barolini, an Italian American author, consist of manuscripts and proofs of her novel Umbertina; and other manuscripts of her poems, stories, and articles.

Dates: 1967-1969

Holy Redeemer Church, (St. Paul, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC445

Correspondence, clippings, and related records of this church, established in 1915 to serve the Italian American community of St. Paul. Originals and photocopies. The materials center particularly on the church's golden anniversary in December 1965, and include items on the history of the church and the settlement of Italians in the city.

Dates: 1910-1966

Italian American Club of Duluth, Minnesota records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1090

Records of the Club consist of constitution and by-laws, papers of incorporation, financial ledger and savings account passbook, membership lists, minutes of meetings, and miscellaneous organizational papers. In addition, the collection contains correspondence and minutes of meetings of the Minnesota State Federation of Italian Americanization Clubs.

Dates: 1927-1950

Italian American Cultural Society (Warren, Michigan) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3905

Mission statement, meeting agenda and conference program (1981) documenting the activities of the Society (founded in 1957 with the purpose "to provide an arena for the profoundly rich legacy ofItalian culture, language and arts"). The Society later established a cultural and community center building in Warren to house its activities.

Dates: 1981-1987

Italians in Dobbs Ferry, New York Oral History collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1106

Collection consists of 39 interviews conducted by Helen Barolini of Italians in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Narrators discuss primarily their lives in the Dobbs Ferry Italian American community, with emphasis on work, family, cultural traditions, and perceptions of ethnic identity. Included are cassette recordings and handwritten indexes (and some supplemental materials) to the interviews.

Dates: 1977-1979

James A. Bacigalupi papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC268

Papers (1926-1950) of James Augustus Bacigalupi (1882-1950), president of Transamerica Corporation and the Bank of America (formerly the Bank of Italy) contain correspondence; and obituaries from two San Francisco newspapers. Bacigalupi's parents were born in Liguria, Italy. His father worked in California gold fields, and later owned a grocery business.

Dates: 1926-1950

Jennie Polcari papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3311

Papers of Jennie Polcari consist of materials pertaining to the Order Sons of Italy in America. Included are an installation program and newspaper clippings pertaining to Maria Montessori Lodge No. 1744 and a photograph of OSIA Massachusetts Grand Lodge leaders (1960).

Dates: 1935-1985

Jenny P. Riley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2265

Papers (1952-1985) of Jenny P. Riley consist of a manuscript of "The Upper Levee and the Holy Redeemer Church," a research paper pertaining to the St. Paul, Minn. Upper Levee Italian community. The paper includes interviews with residents; minutes from the Housing and Redevelopment Authority as well as Department of Highways meetings; and correspondence from the Archdiocese of St. Paul; and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1952-1985

John A. Saladino papers

Identifier: IHRC2345
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1965-1987

John Andreozzi papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC206

Collection comprises United States Census record summaries of Italians living in Cumberland, Wis.

Dates: 1885-1905

John E. Ciatti papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1768

Papers (1952-1984) of John E. Ciatti consist of materials from the Order Sons of Italy in America. OSIA state level materials include a Columbus Day Dinner-Dance booklet (1964), and a Columbus Monument Committee Dinner booklet (1984). Also included are photographs depicting a Delaware convention banquet testimonial for Joseph Errigo (1952), the Supreme Convention (1955), a dinner for Eugene Alessandroni (1955), and a Columbus Day program (1984).

Dates: 1952-1984

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