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Fraternal organizations.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope 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:

Italian-American Federation of the Upper Peninsula records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-056
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.
Dates: 1922

David Spelgatti letters

 Collection — Box 15-05-02
Identifier: MSS-150
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

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