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Adolpho and Egeria Minuti papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S6182
Abstract The collection contains Minuti’s 1882 art certificate; report cards; one folder of business records 1922-1928, undated; six photographs of the sculpture business including Adolpho Minuti at a desk, and five of the workroom or studio with unidentified workmen; a C. P. Gibson photograph of the main ceiling St. Marie’s Cathedral of Minneapolis, 1913-14; family travel receipts and telegrams, passports, Italian organization membership records, marriage, and death documents including a Builders’...
Dates: 1882; 1917-1978

Alberto Cupelli papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC485
Abstract Papers (1933-1973) of Alberto Cupelli (b. 1905), an Italian American journalist and consular agent, consist mainly of correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to his role as the Italian consular agent in New Haven, Connecticut and to his involvement in the Italian anti-fascist movement. Correspondents include Walter Toscanini (and added are also clippings about his father, Arturo Toscanini). Correspondence relates to, among others, Angelo Guidi-Flavio; Luigi Giovanolo; John...
Dates: 1933-1973

Alessandro Sisca papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2408
Abstract Papers include personal correspondence, untitled works, and notes; notebooks of clippings; published works by other writers; correspondence, records, receipts, contracts, poetry, short stories, and clippings pertaining to La Follia di New York; and correspondence, published materials, and miscellany of Marziale Sisca. Correspondents of Marziale Sisca include Thomas Dewey, Fiorello La Guardia, Enrico Caruso, and Presidents Taft and Eisenhower. Selected items from the collection have been...
Dates: 1893-1968

Alfredo Segre papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC3036
Abstract

Collection consists of personal correspondence with family members and friends, diaries, travel notes, photographs, professional correspondence with publishers and editors, manuscripts and typescripts of Alfredo Segre's (1908-1960) writings, including articles, poems, short stories, book reviews, and translations.

Dates: 1920-1960

Amabile Peguri Santacaterina papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2358
Abstract

Papers consist of Amabile and Vincenzo Santacaterina's correspondence, including that of Amabile with Ferdinando Offeli; Vincenzo's notes about a trip to South America in 1965; photographs; clippings; "Il calicanto non cresce a Chicago" (1990), Amabile's autobiography; "Chiuppano nel Mondo" (n.d.), by Ferdinando Pffeli; and "Decenale di Vincenza All'Estero, 1953-1962."

Dates: 1959-1992

Americo Susi papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2558
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1923-1935

Andrew Canepa papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3329
Abstract

Two printed pieces of sheet music (with lyrics): "Inno dei fascisti" and "In Aeroplano"

Dates: undated

Carmelo Zito papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2912
Abstract

Miscellaneous letters regarding the newspaper "Corriere del Popolo" and Italian American labor activity. Included are four photocopied letters from Egidio Clemente to Luigi Antonini (1958-1962).

Dates: 1938-1970

Circolo Culturale Italiano di Baltimora (Baltimore, Maryland) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC450
Abstract

The Circolo Culturale Italiano di Baltimora was founded in 1955 by Dr. Raffaele Canevaro, Helen F. Knipp, and Dr. Regina Soria for those interested in Italian culture. Records (ca. 1940-1970) contain correspondence; financial records; membership lists; flyers; and announcements. Also included are newspaper clippings and correspondence relating to the Italian-American Committee of the National War Fund.

Dates: 1940-1970

Club Politico Independente (Rockford, Illinois) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3475
Abstract

16-page manuscript document containing the constitution and by-laws of the Italian American Club Politico Independente established in Rockford, Illinois, in 1932.

Dates: 1932

Egidio Clemente papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC460
Abstract

Papers (1925-1970) of Clemente Egidio (b. 1899), an Italian American editor and journalist, relate mostly to publication of the labor magazine La Parola del Popolo, the organ of the Italian Socialist Federation, of which he was editor and publisher. Included is correspondence with prominent Italians and Italian Americans relating to the Socialist movement in the United States and Italy, the Vietnam war, and other topics.

Dates: 1925-1970

Foti Family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC739
Abstract

Papers of the Foti family consist mainly of photocopied letters written by Luigi Foti from Messina, Italy to his son Salvatore Foti in Brooklyn, New York. Included is an extensive personal account of the December 1908 earthquake in Messina.

Dates: 1906-1939

Francesco Pitea papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2085
Abstract

Papers (1910-1965) of Francesco Pitea consist of manuscripts and typescripts of his poetry. Pitea worked in Paterson, New Jersey, textile mills. Much of his poetry takes the form of political satire, and was published in La Scopa and other anti-fascist publications. Also photocopied manuscripts and photos along with a biographical sketch written by Pitea's son, Joseph.

Dates: 1910-1988

Frank J. Montemuro, Jr. papers

 Collection
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

George Lancelot Quilici papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2213
Abstract Papers (1934-1969) of George Lancelot Quilici (1897-1969) consist of briefs and newspaper clippings on Cook County (Chicago) election fraud cases, materials pertaining to his election campaigns, controversial cases, anti-fascist activities, work on civil rights, publications, and miscellany, including travel material and biographical information. Included are materials, news releases and newspaper clippings concerning the National Lawyers Guild, publications by and about the House UnAmerican...
Dates: 1896-1969

George Pozzetta papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2171
Abstract The George Pozzetta papers (24 linear ft.) include correspondence, research notes and resource files (including primary sources) on subjects of Pozzetta’s interest, drafts and manuscripts of his articles, book chapters and book reviews, copies of papers submitted by colleagues, and a set of oral histories for which Pozzetta interviewed primarily Cuban Americans in Florida. A significant segment includes drafts and sources pertaining to his unfinished monograph on Italian Americans during...
Dates: 1970-1994

Gino Mariani papers

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC2959
Abstract

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

Dates: undated

Giovanni M. Di Silvestro papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC544
Abstract The Di Silvestro Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1909-1954) consists of Supreme Convention records (1921-1941), grand lodge records, and non-OSIA materials. Letters and telegrams detail the on-going communications of Di Silvestro during his seven terms as Supreme Venerable. Other documents, including materials of officers and lodges and newspaper clippings, describe the activities of grand lodges. Newspaper clippings describe OSIA banquets, meetings, pilgrimages to Italy, events...
Dates: 1909-1954

Giuseppe Ferri papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3940
Abstract

Records of Italian American organizations in Wallingford, Connecticut. Included are ledgers, constitutions and by-laws, and anniversary booklets.

Dates: 1911-1979

Gregorio Morabito papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3315
Abstract The Gregorio Morabito Order Sons of Italy in America collection includes music and lyrics to the "OSIA Anthem" (1943) and the "Song of the Sons of Italy" (1949). Also included are miscellaneous certificates and acknowledgements of Morabito's service as a public accountant and 50 year membership in OSIA, correspondence regarding the New York War Fund Campaign (1944), miscellaneous correspondence from various people include Mayor Fiorello La Guardia of New York City and Thomas E. Dewey,...
Dates: 1921-1983

International Ladies Garment Workers' Union, Local 48, Italian Cloak, Suit and Skirt Makers' Union records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1072
Abstract

Records (1920-1965) of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Local 48, Italian Cloak, Suit and Skirt Makers' Union (New York) consist of minutes of the Executive Board.

Dates: 1920-1965

Italian American Ephemera collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1098
Abstract

Collection includes sheet music entitled "Valorosi Emigranti," along with postcards; frontispieces from La Morte di Francisco Ferrer; a calling card of Anthony Caminetti, Commissioner General of Immigration; and Italian Canadian centennial decals.

Dates: Undated

Italian Book Company (New York) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1093
Abstract

Papers (1911-1930) of the Italian Book Company, New York consist of office records; coorespondence with other publishers; affidavits concerning litigation; and sheet music and lyrics collected and/or published by the company.

Dates: 1911-1930

Italian Foresters of America, Lodge Savoia No. 28 (Silverton, Colorado) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1101
Abstract

Photocopied officers' roll books and list of standing committees, constitution, and by-laws.

Dates: 1905-1914

Italy. Office of the Commissioner of Emigration (Commissariato Generale dell' Emigrazione) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1108
Abstract

Records of the office pertain to emigration and immigration legislation (Italian and foreign), office activities, office personnel, and field offices in border towns and port cities. Inventory available (in Italian only). Negatives held by Centro Studi Emigrazione, Rome. Originals in Archivio Storico Diplomatico, Ministero degli Affari Esteri, Roma, Italia.

Dates: 1901-1927

Iwan Padiak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3404
Abstract

Certificates, clippings.

Dates: 1939-1958

James Novaco papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3307
Abstract The James Novaco Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of photographs, newspapers, letters, brochures, histories of local lodges, membership applications, by-laws, badges and ribbons, and a minute book. Photographs include local lodge leaders at the time of the Grand Convention in Danbury (Conn.) of the 1955 Grand Convention and of James Novaco at a testimonial dinner in 1969; applications for Colonna #184 in Danbury (CT) (1949-1954); by-laws for Americo Vespucci Lodge #160;...
Dates: 1929-1968

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

Natale Cuneo papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC484
Abstract

Collection consists of correspondence, articles and speeches written by Natale Cuneo (died in 1953, aged 65, in Brooklyn, New York), photographs, and newspaper clippings. Cuneo was active in the United Concrete Workers Union and the barbers and waiters unions.

Dates: 1920-1950

Order Sons of Italy in America, Lodge Cristoforo Colombo, No. 1033 (Hartford, Connecticut) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1758
Abstract

The Order Sons of Italy in America, Cristoforo Colombo Lodge No. 1033 (Hartford, Conn.) was founded in 1920. Records include two ledgers containing minutes of meetings, and pages from a membership ledger book providing information on members (1925-1926).

Dates: 1925-1936

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