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Al LaMagna papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1962
Abstract Papers of Al LaMagna consist of materials pertaining to the Order Sons of Italy in America. Included are a Distinguished Service Award certificate from the Pennsylvania Grand Lodge, and artifacts include Pennsylvania Grand Lodge officer title and emblem pins, wooden gavels, a Nuova Vittorio Emanuele No. 901 banner, and an Italian flag.
Dates: 1967

Alfred Morena papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3273
Abstract Collection consists of two volumes of published sheet music (solo violin works written by Alfred Morena between 1910 and 1920) and 6 CDs containing recordings of his music.
Dates: 1910-1920

American Arabic Association (AMARA) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC155
Abstract Records (1969-1981) of the American Arabic Association, a cultural and charitable organization, consist mainly of program announcements for meetings.
Dates: 1969-1981

American Italian Historical Association (AIHA) Conference records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC176
Abstract Partial transcript of the American Italian Historical Association Conference (1972, Boston, Massachussetts) relate to the conference topic "Italian American Radicalism: Old World Origins and New World Developments".
Dates: 1972

American Italian Historical Association (AIHA). Stella del Nord Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC177
Abstract Records of the American Italian Historical Association, Stella del Nord Chapter consist of organizational minutes, correspondence, and financial materials as well as photographs and oral history tapes gathered by the group to document the history of Italian Americans in Minnesota.
Dates: 1970-1985

Anna and David Yona papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2874
Abstract Papers (ca. 1971) of Jewish-Italians David Yona (1901-1975), a civil engineer and writer, and his wife Anna (Foa) Yona, consist of two typed manuscripts of memoirs. David's memoirs cover his childhood through 1932; Anna's cover the years 1932-1945. Also included is a list of David Yona's articles which appeared in "La Controcurrente."
Dates: 1971

Anne V. and Angela Marinelli papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1473
Abstract Photographs and articles about Anne V. Marinelli, a librarian, and her sister Angela Marinelli, a language teacher from Minnesota.
Dates: 1975

Anthony Cama papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1818
Abstract Papers of Anthony Cama consist of Order Sons of Italy in America materials, including Junior Division ritual book (Mass.), correspondence of the Riunite No. 889 chapter (Mass.). Also included are a Columbus Day Proclamation by Gov. John Volpe (1965), a resume of Paul Lazzaro, newspaper clippings pertaining to OSIA lodges in Lynn and to the Mass. grand lodge, and photographs of local OSIA lodge activities (1963-1965).
Dates: 1960-1980

Anthony L. Sarcone papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2359
Abstract Anthony (Antonio) L. "Tony" Sarcone (1884-1964) was editor of "The American Citizen," an Italian-American newspaper published in Des Moines, Iowa. Papers include correspondence, citations, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs relevant to Sarcone's life and to the Italian community in Des Moines. Included are constitutions and by-laws of various Italian American organizations, correspondence and clippings regarding Sarcone's work with the Italian Welfare Society, materials pertaining...
Dates: 1904-1964

Anthony Sola papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1751
Abstract The Anthony Sola Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of California Grand Convention booklets (1950, 1962-1970, 1976-1983); Convention minutes (1965, 1979 and 1982); scolarship award booklets; and several historical publications. The latter include Italian Culture in Action; OSIA, Grand Lodge of California, 1925-1960; 50th Anniversary of the Grand Lodge of California, 1925-1975; and Italians in California.
Dates: 1950-1983

Anthony Sorrentino papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2471
Abstract Literary manuscript (1950-1975) of Anthony Sorrentino consists of two photocopied drafts of "It's An Inside Job," the story of a project to prevent juvenile delinquency and crime in Chicago's neighborhoods. One manuscript dates from 1950, the other from 1975 when it was being readied for publication.
Dates: 1950 - 1975

Anthony Zaffiro papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3303
Abstract Papers of Anthony Zaffiro consist of a biographical sketch (1962), obituaries (1962), and a photograph of Zaffiro.
Dates: 1962

Antonio Consiglio papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3293
Abstract Anthony Consiglio (1890-1967) founded the Order Sons of Italy in America, Delaware Grand Lodge in 1923 and served as Grand Venerable from 1927 to 1948. Records include OSIA Supreme Convention booklets from 1929 and 1935, general laws (1931), telegrams (1947-1951), programs from testimonial dinners (1928-1956), and correspondence. Also included are a publicity kit issued by American Relief for Italy, Inc., in 1947, containing radio spots, proclamations, and editorial announcements, and fact...
Dates: 1928-1959

Armand Liberti papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1772
Abstract Armand Liberti served as Grand Venerable of the Order Sons of Italy in America, Delaware Grand Lodge, from 1981-1985 and as First Assistant Grand Venerable from 1976-1979. The Delaware Grand Lodge was founded in 1923.Records consist of minutes, correspondence, materials pertaining to Columbus Day celebrations, the March of Dimes Campaign, and to local lodges, as well as to Supreme Council plenary session of 1974 and to the 1967 Supreme Convention. Minutes include those of the Grand Council...
Dates: 1940-1980

Arthur Zaia papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3906
Abstract Manuscript of a memoir by Arthur Zaia reporting on the life of the Italian immigrants and their descendants in Oswego, New York. Included are three family photographs.
Dates: 1900-1971

Arturo Giovannitti papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC775
Abstract Papers of Arturo Giovannitti consist of a typescript play entitled "The Alpha and the Omega (In Memory of a very Rich Holy Man)."
Dates: 1959

Barbara DiNucci Hendrickson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3343
Abstract Materials documenting the family history of the Dinucci and Vellani families and their immigrant experiences after settling in Columbus, Ohio. Included in the papers is the autobiographical volume "Memoirs of Galliano Georgio DiNucci, 1902-1979" detailing the author's experiences as an immigrant child and youth and also chronicling his career as a labor (CIO) organizer and regional director.Additionally, the collection contains transcripts of interviews with Lena Dinucci, a memoir...
Dates: 1907-2000

Betty Ann Burch papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC381
Abstract Collection consists of documents regarding Burch’s preparation for her dissertation including biographical materials on authors, analyses of novels and correspondence. This collection also includes documents pertaining to the Minneapolis Eastside Ethnic Tribute and Burch’s work at various universities.
Dates: 1930-1991

Bruno S. Giuffrida papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1748
Abstract Giuffrida's collection of Order Sons of Italy in America materials consists of materials on the 1985 and 1987 Supreme Conventions; Supreme correspondence (1985-1987); information relating to various OSIA committees and programs; material on the California Grand Convention, 1985; and the New York and Connecticut Grand Conventions (1986). Photographs and newspaper clippings are included.
Dates: 1964-1987

Carlo Tresca (1879-1943) (Microfilm) collection

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2609
Abstract Papers consist of a mirofilm copy of Tresca's autobiography, original at New York Public Library. Autobiography forms part of Tresca Memorial Papers, New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.
Dates: n.d.

Celeste Raspanti papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC3410
Abstract Materials documenting the organizational and social life of Italian Americans active in their societies in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis / Saint Paul, Minnesota area, namely in the Stella del Nord chapter of the American Italian Historical Association and the UNICO Twin Cities chapter. Correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, membership lists, treasure's reports, calendars produced by the chapters during the 1980s. Included is also a complete set of the "Notizie: an email newsletter for...
Dates: 1980-2013

Charles Benvegar papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1805
Abstract Collection (1941-1987) of Charles Benvegar consists of materials pertaining to Benvegar's life; newspaper clippings, poetry, and miscellaneous newsletters relating to Order Sons of Italy in America Luigi Scialdone Lodge No. 2221 (Baltimore, Maryland.); "A Footnote to American History," detailing Benvegar's work as a government employee during and after World War II; "The Cultural Revolution in 1962" and "Maryland in Poetry"; and "An Interview Fantastic with Edgar Allen Poe."
Dates: 1941-1987

Charles R. Varalla papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1784
Abstract Charles R. Varalla serves as Grand Venerable of the Order Sons of Italy in America, Florida Grand Lodge (1985-1987) and has also served as Grand Orator (1983-1985). Collection (1981-1987) consists of materials pertaining to the Florida Grand Convention; correspondence, notes, and reports of the State Orator (1983-1985); newsletters; and membership information pertaining to the OSIA Joseph B. Franzalia Lodge No. 2427 (1981-1985). Materials relating to the OSIA Florida Grand Convention include...
Dates: 1981-1987

Clementina Todesco papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2599
Abstract Papers (n.d.) of Clementina Todesco (1903- ) consist of photocopies of folktales from Northern Italy. Todesco came to the United States in 1930 with her family from Faller, a village near Venice, and settled in Detroit, Michigan. Stories were collected and translated into English in 1940-41 by Bruna Todesco, Clementina's daughter.
Dates: ca. 1976

Constance Marcogliese Durose papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3849
Abstract A clipping from the COMMUNITY REPORTER (March 2006) of Saint Paul, Minnesota, of an article (Pasquale: Memories of a Barefoot Boy) regarding life on the Upper Levee on the Mississippi River in Saint Paul, as told by Patrick John Marcogliese and recorded by Constance Durose.
Dates: Event: 1910-1920

Cookie Curci-Wright papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3432
Abstract The Cookie Curci-Wright papers consist of family history material, the memoir "My Italian American Grandparents: A Legacy of Lessons and Love" and photographs. Also included is one CD-R containing digital versions of selected photos.
Dates: 1918-1960

Dan D' Amelio papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3333
Abstract Published and unpublished poems, stories, and movie script re. Italian immigrant experience. Collection consists of three bound volumes (Notebooks 1-3) of Dan D'Amelio's writings (typescripts, print-outs, photocopies), including poems, articles, memoirs, and "A scene-by-scene treatment for a movie".
Dates: 1880-2003

Danny Meduri papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1523
Abstract Papers (1910-1976) of Danny Meduri (1885-1976), an Italian American opera singer from New York, include photographs, newspaper clippings, sheet music, programs, and playbills from his performances.
Dates: 1910-1976

Dwight C. Smith Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2453
Abstract 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

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

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