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The collection contains illustrative materials for one picture book created by Adriana Mazza Saviozzi.
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.
Papers (n.d.) of Italian American dramatist Alberico Molinari (1876-1948) consist of typescripts of his play "I Martiri di Chicago," a four act historical drama.
Zattoni was an antifascist. His papers contain correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to his fighting in the Spanish Civil War and to his volunteer work during World War II, when he re-educated captured Italian soldiers. Also included is a file of correspondence referring to the Mazzini Society.
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.
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.
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.
Records (1969-1981) of the American Arabic Association, a cultural and charitable organization, consist mainly of program announcements for meetings.
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.
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".
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.
Papers (1923-1935) of Americo Susi, an Italian-American laborer from Introdacqua, A'quila, Italy, consist of his membership booklets for "Club Introdacquese" (Youngstown, Ohio) and "Societa Italiana di M.S. Generale Gustave Fara" (Sharpsville, Pennsylvania).
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.
Two printed pieces of sheet music (with lyrics): "Inno dei fascisti" and "In Aeroplano"
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.
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."
Photographs and articles about Anne V. Marinelli, a librarian, and her sister Angela Marinelli, a language teacher from Minnesota.
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).
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.
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.
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.