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John Felice papers (OSIA - Virginia)

Identifier: IHRC1979
Abstract The John Felice Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1969-1988) includes convention books and minutes of the Virginia Grand Lodge (1976-1981); financial reports (1980-1985); miscellaneous officer lists and correspondence (1975-1985); and a Supreme Convention book (1981). Also included are minutes and miscellaneous materials pertaining to local lodges including Amici D'Italia Lodge No. 2471 (Woodbridge, Va.), Avanti Italiani Lodge No. 238 (Alexandria, Va.), Italian Heritage Cultural and...
Dates: 1969-1988

John Negovetti papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3314
Abstract The John Negovetti Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of OSIA Constitution and General Laws (1923), ritual books, Supreme Laws and Judicial Code (1964), and the Review of Ritual conducted at the 1961 Supreme Convention. Also included are Illinois Grand Lodge convention booklets (1953-1985), program booklets honoring Negovetti as "Man of the Year" (1980), by-laws of the Maggio 11, 1860 Lodge No. 1065 (East Chicago, IN), and a 1965 statement of income and expenses for that...
Dates: 1923-1985

John Ottaviano, Jr. papers

Identifier: IHRC2002

The John Ottaviano Jr. Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of OSIA Supreme Convention reports, committee reports, correspondence, legal and financial records, and correspondence with lodges in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, Northwest, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island. Ottaviano was National President of OSIA (1961-1965).

Dates: 1960-1986

Joseph A. Varacalli papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2773

Papers (1986-1987) of Joseph A. Varacalli consist of photocopied paper he wrote with Richard Renoff and Angela D. Danzi - "The Italian-Albanian-American Community of Inwood, New York," read at the 19th Annual Conference of the American Italian Historical Association (November 14, 1986, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.).

Dates: 1987

Joseph E. Fay papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1903

The Joseph E. Fay Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) collection consists of OSIA New York Grand Convention books and minutes (1974-1977); Grand Council minutes (1975-1977), a list of Grand Lodge officers (1975-1976), miscellaneous Grand Lodge correspondence (1975-1977). Also included are miscellaneous brochures.

Dates: 1972-1977

Joseph Fucilla papers

Identifier: IHRC752

Papers (n.d.) of Joseph Fucilla consist of a photocopy of his autobiography. Also available on microfilm.

Dates: n.d.

Joseph Scafetta Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1987
Abstract The Joseph Scafetta Jr. Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1973-1986) consists of correspondence of the West Virginia Grand Orator (1973-1986), files on specific arbitration cases, records of the Ritual Revision committee (1983-1985), amended versions of the Virginia Grand Lodge by-laws (1973-1985) and "Guidelines for Drafting Bylaws for Local Lodges" (1980). Also included are Grand Council minutes (1974-1981), minutes and reports of the 1985 Grand Convention, and reports regarding...
Dates: 1973-1986

Josephine M. Falco papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1826
Abstract The Josephine M. Falco Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1940-1981) consists of books on Grand Lodge statutes (1940), rituals (1957), and Constitution and Supreme Laws (1962). Also included are Massachusetts Grand Lodge convention books (1973-1981), miscellaneous correspondence, materials pertaining to a Grand Lodge-USO project to send cookies to troops in Vietnam (1966), to March of Dimes Walkathon (1977), to Falco's tenure as President of the OSIA Massachusetts Grand Lodge Benfit...
Dates: 1940-1981

Lea Serra papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2381

Newspaper clippings, photographs and other items documenting the career of Lea Serra, and Italian American actress and radio host in the New York City area in the latter half of the 20th century.

Dates: 1952-2002

Lillian Cicio autobiography

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1327

Fictionalized autobiography in English, 437 pages.

Dates: no date

Maria Butera Bonadio papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC352

Papers (1905-1986) of Maria Butera Bonadio (b. 1882), an Italian immigrant residing in Kenosha, Wis., consist of newspaper clippings and photographs from 1958-1986; and one document in Italian. Most of the papers relate to biographical information on Bonadio who came to the United States from Italy in 1905.

Dates: 1905-1986

Mario Manzardo papers

Identifier: IHRC1465

Papers (1967-1977) of Mario Manzardo consist of articles on the Pullman, Roseland, and Kensington neighborhoods of Chicago, Illinois (ca. 1920s and 1930s); articles on labor history (ca. 1890-1930s); book reviews; ephemera from labor, political, and community activities in Chicago (ca. 1960s-1970s). Many articles are typescripts; clippings are mainly from the South End Reporter (Chicago, Illinois) and Hyde Park Herald.

Dates: 1967-1977

Mario Pavone papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1896

The Mario Pavone collection contains New Jersey convention minutes and correspondence, 1968, 1970; and minutes, financial reports and memos relating to the Orphans' Home Commission. Included are photographs and a videotape of the orphans home.

Dates: 1920-1971

Martin R. Buccieri papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1791
Abstract Martin R. Buccieri served as Supreme Delegate of OSIA (1971-1973), and as Grand Venerable of the Illinois Grand Lodge (1965-1971, 1975-1977). Collection includes miscellaneous correspondence of the Illinois Grand Lodge and Columbus Day celebration programs (1954-1977), the Chicago Park Board's plans of the ship Santa Maria, drawn in 1938, Chicago Columbus Day Parade materials (1957-1964), Villa Scalabrini Banquets, materials on Boys Town of Italy, the Santa Rita Foster Parents Association...
Dates: 1938-1986

Maurice R. Marchello papers

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC1467
Abstract Papers (1922-1972) of Maurice R. Marchello (1902-1973) include biographical material, personal correspondence, materials relating to his legal and literary careers, and to his civic and political activities, as well as miscellany, photographs, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and travel mementoes. Included are manuscripts of articles written for "Fra Noi," scripts of radio broadcasts, speeches, lectures, short stories, and manuscripts of his books "Crossing the Tracks" and "Black Coal for...
Dates: 1922-1972

Michael A. Caira papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1879
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1981-1988

Michael A. Rivisto papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1938

Michael A. Rivisto was State President of Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) Northwest Lodge (1965-1967). Collection includes information on Supreme and Grand Lodge committees regarding scholarship and cultural programs, lodge formation, and membership, federation, Cooley's Anemia, Birth Defects, and immigration reform. The Northwest Lodge includes Idaho, Washington, and portions of Oregon. It was founded in 1929.

Dates: 1963-1983

Michael Lamont papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1326

Papers of Michael Lamont (Michaelangelo Lomanto) consist of an autobiography dealing with his childhood in the coal-mining regions of West Virginia and Ohio as well as life in Cleveland's Little Italy.

Dates: 1904-1976

Michael Yellam papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3296
Abstract Michael Yellam served as Grand Venerable of the Order Sons of Italy in America Northwest Grand Lodge (1975-1979). Collection includes Supreme Convention booklet (1975); Supreme Executive Committee material (1983); Northwest Grand Lodge Convention books (1967-1979); constitution and by-laws of the Northwest Grand Lodge; and materials relating to various Grand Lodge committees such as the Italian Earthquake Fund, Birth Defects, Italian Heritage Week, and Columbus Day banquets. Also included...
Dates: 1967-1986

Nicholas A. Cipriani papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3292

Papers (1947-1966) of Nicholas A. Cipriani consist of photographs of Order Sons of Italy in America functions. Included are pictures of a Delaware Grand Lodge Banquet, Supreme Deputy Nicholas Cipriani (1966); Delaware Grand Lodge officers (1966); Pennsylvania Grand Lodge Presentation of a portrait of Frank Tropea (1962); and the Pennsylvania Grand Lodge Building Committee (1947).

Dates: 1947-1966

Octavia Capuzzi Waldo Locke papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1390

Papers (1973-1983) of Italian American author Octavia Capuzzi Waldo Locke (b. 1929) consist of two published stories written by her, a typescript, galley proofs of her first novel A Cup of the Sun (written under the name Octavia Waldo; photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles, and a copy of a literary journal containing her short story, "The Collection".

Dates: 1973-1983

Order Sons of Italy in America, Arizona Grand Lodge records

Identifier: IHRC1739

The Order Sons of Italy in America, Arizona Grand Lodge, was founded in 1977. Records include Grand Convention minutes, reports, correspondence and officer directors. Also included are some newsletters and correspondence about local lodges, Supreme Convention material, and Supreme correspondence.

Dates: 1977-1987

Order Sons of Italy in America, Caesar Rodney Lodge No. 2359 (Dover, Delaware) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3319

Records of the OSIA Caesar Rodney Lodge No. 2359 (Dover, DE) consist of correspondence and a scholarship ball booklet and Monte Carlo night flyer from the national lodge.

Dates: 1982

Order Sons of Italy in America, Cristoforo Colombo Lodge No. 414 (Proctor, Vermont) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1977

Records of OSIA Cristoforo Colombo Lodge No. 414 (Proctor, Vt.) consist of a Fifth Grand Masquerade Ball Directory and lists of families, individuals, and their addresses.

Dates: 1921

Order Sons of Italy in America, Delaware Grand Lodge records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1770
Abstract The OSIA Delaware Grand Lodge collection consist of Rose Parade float booklets (1977) and a ritual book from the National office; scholarship ball booklet (1985), membership application, and Grand Lodge incorporation papers (photocopy, 1925) from the Delaware Grand Lodge; a History of the Italians in Newcastle, and correspondence (1984) from the Delaware St. Gabriel lodge; and correspondence (1972-1976) from the Delaware Prince ofPiedmont lodge. Also included is a photograph of the Delaware...
Dates: 1925-1985

Order Sons of Italy in America, Fedele Lodge No. 1469 (Seattle, Washington) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1935
Abstract Records of the OSIA Fedele Lodge No. 1469 (Seattle, Wash.) consist of a brief history of the Lodge; by-laws, amendments, and a Supreme Venerable's report from the national OSIA organization; and state and local records, along with some non-OSIA materials. State records include officers and delegate lists, correspondence, financial reports, and by-laws. Local materials include minutes of officers' meetings, meeting agendas, a list of venerables and presidents, correspondence, Casa Italiana...
Dates: 1955-1988

Order Sons of Italy in America - Joseph Avara papers

Identifier: IHRC263

Collection contains correspondence and minutes from the period when Avara served as National President. Also included are runs of the OSIA News and Il Leone for the period 1980 to 1989.

Dates: 1980/1989

Order Sons of Italy in America, Joseph Franzalia Lodge No. 2422 (Fort Walton Beach, Florida) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1777
Abstract Records (1979-1986) of OSIA Joseph Franzalia Lodge No. 2422 consist of an historical sketch of the Lodge, records pertaining to the Florida Grand lodge, and records of the Joseph Franzalia Lodge No. 2422. Florida Grand Lodge records consist of convention minutes, convention booklet, Grand Venerable reports, and an officers directory. Records of the Franzalia Lodge consist of meeting minutes, correspondence, officer lists, by-laws, membership lists, financial reports, hall sign-in book, a...
Dates: 1979-1986

Order Sons of Italy in America, La Colombia Lodge No. 2439 (Glendale, Arizona) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3308

The Order Sons of Italy in America, La Colombia Lodge No. 2439 (AZ) was founded in 1979 in Glendale, Arizona. Records include lodge minutes (1979-1983), committee records, council minutes (1980-1982); newsletters (1979-1983); and membership rolls.

Dates: 1979-1983

Order Sons of Italy in America, Monsignor Louis Pioletti Lodge No. 2577 (Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1849

Records of the OSIA Monsignor Louis F. Pioletti Lodge No. 2577 consist of meeting minutes (1985-1986), an officer list (1985), correspondence (1985-1988), a charter dinner program (1985), an installation dinner program (1987), and style show programs (1987, 1988).

Dates: 1985-1988

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