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 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents note This collection contains original records and manuscripts, photocopies of historical documents, project materials, news clippings, student term papers, correspondence, research notes, presentations, and publications of Dr.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