Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is comprised of a membership roll and dues book for the Del Alpino Club in Calumet, Michigan. The materials are entirely in Italian and date from 1911 to 1922.
This collection documents Italian-American activities and culture in early twentieth century Negaunee, Michigan. Records include photographic portrait prints of Chiri family members, an Italian men's group (circa 1910), and the Italian Fraternal Mutual Aid Society (1912). The photographs date from 1910 to circa 1919.
This collection includes a membership roll and dues book from 1922 covering various local Italian-American fraternal associations in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (see Russell M. Magnaghi's "Miners, Merchants, and Midwives" (1987), pp. 65-72). Also included are correspondence from Italian-Americans to Msgr. David Spelgatti of Ishpeming, Michigan. The collection is entirely in Italian.
This collection is comprised of letters between David Spelgatti and friends in Italy. The letters are in Italian with English translation. In his letters, Spelgatti comments on the Catholic religious practices in Ishpeming. There are letters dated from 1981, 1992, and 2000. A list of the members of the Societa M.S. Lomarda Veneta in Negaunee, Michigan, dated 1959, is also included in the collection.
ABOUT THIS COLLECTION GUIDE
This collection guide includes collections from member organizations of UPLINK (the Upper Peninsula Digital Network) as well as the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives. UPLINK collections document the history of the Upper Peninsula broadly, while the Central UP & NMU Archives focuses on such topics as Northern Michigan University history, the local iron mining industry, and the politics, economics, religion, environment, and culture of the Central Upper Peninsula region.
These finding aids will give you an overview of the contents and context of each collection. Finding aids only exist for collections that each organization has shared with UPLINK or (in the case of the NMU Archives) for processed collections. For a more comprehensive list of collections that might help with your research, please contact the relevant heritage organization(s) directly.
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