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America-Italy Society records

Identifier: IHRC152
Overview 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.

American Arabic Association (AMARA) records

Identifier: IHRC155
Overview Records (1969-1981) of the American Arabic Association, a cultural and charitable organization, consist mainly of program announcements for meetings.

American Committee on Italian Migration, (Chicago Chapter, Illinois) records

Identifier: IHRC159
Overview Records (1954-1967) of the American Committee on Italian Migration, Chicago Chapter (Ill.), include a brief history; correspondence; organizational papers; souvenir journals and symposia; photographs and newspaper clippings; and publicity concerning special events. Correspondents include United States senators and church dignitaries, the Italian ambassador and consulate, and other figures in the Italian government, Mayor Richard Daley of Chicago, Everett M. Dirksen, Jacob H. Javits, Birch Bayh,...

Americo Susi papers

Identifier: IHRC2558
Overview 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).

Arba Sicula Society records

Identifier: IHRC234
Overview Records (1981-1983) of the Arba Sicula Society, a Sicilian American cultural organization, consist of correspondence; publications; newspaper clippings; and miscellany.

Arnold Broccolino papers

Identifier: IHRC1806
Overview The Arnold Broccolino Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1934-1975) consists of Supreme Lodge and Grand Lodge records along with records of non-OSIA Italian American organizations and events, photographs, newspaper clippings, and Italian American periodicals. Supreme Lodge records include Anti-Defamation Commission materials and correspondence regarding arbitration cases in Maryland. Records of the Maryland Grand Lodge include a ledger listing state officers and delegates (1936-1961),...

Edmond N. Tino papers

Identifier: IHRC1760
Overview The Edmond N. Tino Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1916-1986) consists of records of national, state, and local lodges, including minutes, correspondence, brochures, booklets, by-laws, correspondence, and lists of members and officers. National records include Supreme Convention documents (1941-1959), Supreme Executive Council minute (1916), correspondence, reports on the Cossimo Orphanage and other projects. State lodge documents include grand convention minutes (1952-1986),...

Forte, Felix, Papers

Identifier: IHRC737
Overview 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.

Fred A. Ossanna papers

Identifier: IHRC1999
Overview Papers (1927-1972) of Fred A. Ossanna, an Italian American lawyer active in various Italian American organizations, consist largely of material pertaining to UNICO, a social and civic organization, and to the National Italian American Civic League. Photographs are included (please follow the links below to view digital images of selected photos) .

Fred Celli papers

Identifier: IHRC424
Overview Papers (1926-1973) of Fred Celli consist of personal corresondence; and correspondence, minutes, reports, miscellany, and publications of socialist and anti-Fascist organizations. Among organizations represented are the Italian Socialist Federation; the Socialist Party of the United States of America, Italian Section; the Matteotti League; the Mazzini Society; the Fratellanza Italo-Americana, Abraham Lincoln, New York; Italian American publishing companies, and the International Workers Order.

Geno Donato papers

Identifier: IHRC1802
Overview 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.

George J Spatuzza, 1896-1979, papers

Identifier: IHRC2477
Overview The George J. Spatuzza Order Sons of Italy in America collection includes records of the Supreme Lodge (1937-1957) and of the Illinois Grand Lodge (1920-1960). Supreme Lodge records include correspondence, convention records, many committee reports, such as those from the Immigration and Naturalization Commission, reports of Washington lobbyist Leonard Pasqualicchio, and occasional Supreme Council minutes. Materials of the Illinois Grand Lodge feature most issues of The Bulletin (1927-1954),...

Hal (Hal E.) Jackson papers

Identifier: IHRC1937
Overview 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...

Harry D. Fornari papers

Identifier: IHRC735
Overview Papers (ca. 1941-1976) of Harry D. Fornari, a business executive, include speeches, programs, and newspaper clippings documenting his work as chairman of the Council of Immigrant Youth and with the Immigrants' Conference. The Council of Immigrant Youth was organized after the United States entered World War II to show solidarity with the new homeland and to work for the Civilian Defense Volunteer Office as requested. It was affiliated with the Immigrants' Conference, a coalition of various...

Howard E. Molisani Papers

Identifier: IHRC1878
Overview The E. Howard Molisani Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1920-1987) consists of records of the Supreme Lodge, the New York Grand Lodge, and materials pertaining to labor and labor organizations, along with personal papers. Records of the OSIA Supreme Lodge include convention records (1985-1987), council minutes (1980-1987), National Foundation minutes (1976-1985), materials of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum Commission (1975-1987), and materials pertaining to National Italian American...

Italian Actors Union, (New York, New York) records

Identifier: IHRC1087
Overview Records (1938-1969) of the Italian Actors Union (New York, New York), a branch of the Associated Actors and Artistes of America, comprise constitution and by-laws, membership lists, correspondence, scripts, speeches and essays concerning Italian theater in New York, contracts, memoranda, financial records, materials pertaining to the Italian Recreation Center (New York) and, on microfilm only, the minutes of the Executive Council (1939-1963).

Italian Immigration to Michigan's Upper Peninsula Oral History Project records

Identifier: IHRC1429
Overview Collection consists of tape-recorded oral history interviews of over 150 Italian Americans from Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Interviews cover a broad range of topics including mining a work, business, Italian organizations, women, folklore, farming, and community life. Some of the informants are from Northern Wisconsin (especially Hurley) and southern Ontario, Canada (especially Sault Ste. Marie).

John Negovetti papers

Identifier: IHRC3314
Overview 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 lodge....

Joseph A. L. Errigo papers

Identifier: IHRC1771
Overview Joseph A.L. Errigo Order Sons of Italy Collection comprises records of various OSIA committees of the Delaware Grand Lodge and of local Delaware lodges, and personal papers of Errigo. Also included are newspaper clippings and photographs. Includes materials pertaining to the Immigration and Naturalization Committee, and the National Anti-Defamation Committee. Convention materials pertain to the Supreme convention (1951, 1959), and the Delaware Grand Convention (1977).Also included are...

Joseph A. Montemarano papers

Identifier: IHRC1914
Overview The Joseph A. Montemarano Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1974-1987) consists of Supreme lodge materials including convention records (1981-1987), council minutes (1980-1986), foundation documents (1980-1986), reports of the Garibaldi-Meucci Musem and of the Commission on Social Justice (1980-1986), and records of the 1981 visit to the Italian earthquake region. New York Grand Lodge records include convention records (1974-1987), council minutes (1971-1986), and papers of State...

Joseph Cernuto papers

Identifier: IHRC1946
Overview The Joseph Cernuto Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1929-1967) consists of Supreme Convention books (1939-1967), a copy of the General Laws of the Order (1931), Pennsylvania Grand Convention books (1929-1957), miscellaneous Pennsylvania Grand Lodge testimonial dinner programs, the program for the dedication of the building for Loggia Nuova Camillo Benso Di Cavour No. 874 (Mt. Pleasant, Pa.) (1948), and newspaper clippings.

Josephine M. Falco papers

Identifier: IHRC1826
Overview 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...

Leonard Pasqualicchio papers

Identifier: IHRC1967
Overview The Leonard Pasqualicchio Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1945-1965) consists of a copy of the OSIA Constitution and by-laws (1949), miscellaneous photographs, and correspondence, and personal papers of Pasqualicchio. Personal papers include his notes for a book; newspaper clippings, brochures, material on Constantino Bromidi, the artist of the United States Capitol building; Pasqualicchio's speeches (1960-1968); miscellaneous newsletters and newspapers; invitations to the...

Louis A. Orsini papers

Identifier: IHRC1846
Overview The Louis Orsini Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of Grand Convention Minutes (1927-1961, 1984), Grand Convention and Grand Council minutes (1927-1950), and some Grand Lodge correspondence and OSIA by-laws.

Louis F. Pioletti Monsignor papers

Identifier: IHRC2083
Overview Papers (1908-1972) of Monsignor Louis F. Pioletti (1887-1972) comprises of approximately five linear feet of personal papers and memorabilia, including correspondence, diaries, and biographical information, sermons and notes of his Italian pastorate, sermons, notes, awards, and newspaper clippings of his pastorate at Holy Redeemer Church (St. Paul, Minnesota) and St. Ambrose Parish (St. Paul, Minnesota), and publications and photographs. Included are parish records from Holy Redeemer Church...

Mary Kelley papers

Identifier: IHRC1801
Overview The Mary Kelly Order Sons of Italy in America collection includes Supreme Constitution and General Laws of the Order; 1953 Indiana Grand Lodge By-laws; the by-laws of an unamed lodge; 1981 Grand Convention Souvenir booklet; miscellaneous award and banquet booklets; a photographs; and a copy of Ernest Biagi's The Purple Aster. Also included is a program from a Congressional dinner honoring St. Patrick (1963).

Max Ascoli papers

Identifier: IHRC245
Overview Papers (1935-1968) of Max Ascoli (1898-1978) include correspondence; minutes; publications; reports; and newspaper clippings relating to the activities of the Mazzini Society and its officers.

Order of the Sons of Italy, John A. Saladino papers

Identifier: IHRC2345
Overview 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 (1977-1979),...

Order of the Sons of Italy, John Jr. Ottaviano papers

Identifier: IHRC2002
Overview 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).

Order Sons of Italy in America - Aldo A. Caira papers

Identifier: IHRC388
Overview Aldo A. Caira was National President of the Order Sons of Italy in America (1981-1985). Collection (1945-1987) consists of Supreme correspondence, records, minutes and brochures of Supreme Conventions (1963-1987), and Supreme Council minutes (1969-1987); a collection of Caira's speeches; "On the Move" columns from OSIA News (1981-1985); materials on numerous OSIA committees and projects such as the Commission for Social Justice, Douhet-Mitchell Awards OSIA Foundation, Immigration and...