Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Other terms: Benefit societies, Benevolent societies, Fraternal benefit societies, Friendly societies, Mutual aid societies, Mutual benefit associations
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents note 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.
Dates: 1911 - 1922
Scope and Contents Note 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.
Scope and Contents note 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.
Scope and Contents note This collection contains original records and manuscripts, photocopies of historical documents, project materials, news clippings, student term papers, correspondence, research notes, presentations, and publications of Dr. Russell M. Magnaghi, Northern Michigan University Professor Emeritus of History, known for his broad interest and involvement in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, ethnic groups in the U.P. (particularly Italian-Americans), and Northern Michigan University.The...
Dates: 1840 - 1998
Scope and Content This collection includes records of the Paisano Club of Upper Michigan. They provide information about the social club and associated Italian societies. This collection contains information about the culture of these Italian immigrants, the efforts they made to keep their culture and values alive, the efforts they made to send assistance to Italians in need in Italy, and the efforts they made to visit the places of their birth. Series DescriptionsRecord Series I....
Dates: 1959-1990; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1985
Collection — Box 15-05-02
Scope and Contents Note 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.
Dates: 1958 - 2000
Collection — Box 09-05-04
Scope and Content Note The collection, MSS-120, United Ancient Order of Druids, Negaunee Grove No. 3 records, is separated into five series arranged by subject and arranged chronologically within each series. The collection materials date from 1913 to 1997 and some of the early materials are written in Italian.Series 1 – Cash Book, 1937-08 – 1970-06, contains one bound ledger identified on the flyleaf as “Libro del Tesoriere.” The entries dated August 1937 through April 14, 1955 are written in Italian. ...
Dates: 1913 - 1997
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