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Italian Americans -- Massachusetts -- Societies, etc.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Aldo A. Caira papers

Identifier: IHRC388
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1945-1987

Anne M. Pascarelli papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: IHRC1837
Abstract The Anne M. Pascarelli Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1942-1981) pertains mostly to the Dorchester, Mass. Order Sons of Italy in America lodges Grazia Deledda Lodge. No. 1783 and Dorchester No. 1848. Grazia Deledda Lodge was chartered in 1936; it merged with the Dorchester Men's Lodge No. 1848 circa 1981. Records of Deledda Lodge No. 1783 consist of meeting minutes from 1960 to 1981. The Dorchester Men's Lodge was founded in 1938. Records consist of minutes (1942-1975),...
Dates: 1942-1981

Frank W. Liberatore papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: IHRC1834

Liberatore was OSIA Massachusetts Grand Financial Secretary (1959-1963) and Supreme Curator of OSIA (1955-1959). Collection includes a Massachusetts Grand Lodge convention program (1947), miscellaneous Massachusetts Grand Lodge brochures, local lodge program booklets, many photographs, and artifacts.

Dates: 1935-1960

Jennie Polcari papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: IHRC3311

Papers of Jennie Polcari consist of materials pertaining to the Order Sons of Italy in America. Included are an installation program and newspaper clippings pertaining to Maria Montessori Lodge No. 1744 and a photograph of OSIA Massachusetts Grand Lodge leaders (1960).

Dates: 1935-1985

John A. Saladino papers

Identifier: IHRC2345
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1965-1987

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

Michael A. Caira papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1879
Abstract Papers of Michael Caira consist largely of materials pertaining to the Order Sons of Italy in America. Included are convention minutes, reports, booklets, and worksheets from the OSIA national organization; and speeches of Supreme Venerables Aldo Caira, Bruno Giuffrida and Frank Montemuro, as well as speeches of Caira himself. Papers also include OSIA information pertaining to regional conferences and corresondence, as well as a portrait of Frank Montemuro. In addition, the records include...
Dates: 1981-1988

Order Sons of Italy in America - Joseph Gorrasi papers

Identifier: IHRC784
Abstract The Joseph Gorassi Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1926-1973) consists of Massachusetts Grand Lodge records including Grand Convention records (1926-1931, 1944, 1946-1962), miscellaneous copies of Grand Council minutes (1953-1973), "Sons of Italy Magazine" published by the Lodge (1931-1967), miscellaneous material relating to the Lodge during World War II, and transcripts of radio speeches (1939, 1941-1942). Also included are correspondence and reports pertaining to B'Nai Brith,...
Dates: 1926-1973

Order Sons of Italy in America, Massachusetts Grand Lodge records

Identifier: IHRC1828
Abstract The Order Sons of Italy in America, Massachusetts Grand Lodge was chartered in 1914. Records (1918-1986) consist of local and national OSIA materials. Included are Supreme Convention records (1981-1983), OSIA Immigration and Naturalization Commission reports (1950s), and OSIA hymns (1916, 1943). Massachusetts Grand Lodge materials include minutes, correspondence, financial records, officer lists, local lodge charters, information on charities, photographs, motion picture films, microfilm,...
Dates: 1918-1986

Paul A. D'Agostino papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1821
Abstract The Paul A. D'Agostino Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1927-1963) consists of a Supreme Convention book (1957); Massachusetts Grand Lodge convention books (1958-1963), constitution and by-laws (1940 and 1949), various Lodge committees and projects such as revision of the by-laws, regulation of the death fund, regulation of life insurance program, membership drives, and scholarship fund; books containing Supreme Constitution and by-laws (1962); material relating to D'Agostino's...
Dates: 1927-1963

Peter E. Donadio papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: IHRC1825
Abstract Papers (1913-1963) of Peter E. Donadio consist of a biographical sketch; materials pertaining to the Order Sons of Italy in America; and materials pertaining to other organizations and individuals. Included is a trust agreement of the Order Sons of Italy in America, National Foundation; banquet menus, newspaper clippings and information pertaining to OSIA Massachusetts conventions and testimonial dinner for Donadio; a dance booklet from OSIA Giosue Carducci No. 242 (Mass.). Also included is...
Dates: 1913-1963