Italian Americans -- California -- Societies, etc.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
The Peter B. Gay Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1970-1986) consists of convention records, committee reports, officers' correspondence of the Supreme Lodge, materials pertaining to California, Nebraska, and New York Grand Lodges, Gay's speeches, press releases, and newspaper clippings. Bulk of the collection is from the period 1973-1975, when Gay was National President of OSIA.
Societa Italiana di Mutua Beneficenza (Italian Mutual Aid Society) San Francisco, California records
Newspaper clippings, anniversary publication, calendar, event program brochures and flyers documenting the history and activities of the Society (founded in 1858).