|Abstract:||Records (1925-1959) of the America-Italy Society, a cultural organization, include minutes; correspondence; financial records; brochures; photographs; and corporate documents. Series include information regarding the Italy-America Society's dissolution and correspondence of founder Luigi Criscuolo. Also included is correspondence of Ellsworth Bunker; Thomas McKittrick; John Astor and Clare Booth Luce.|
|Quantity:||2.5 linear ft.|
|Language:||In Italian and English.|
The America-Italy Society, a cultural organization, was established in 1918 as the Italy-America Society, and incorporated in 1935. It was inactive during World War II, because of Italy's alliance with the Axis powers, and was dissolved in 1948. In 1949, it was reestablished under its present name. The organization is social and cultural in nature and has as its purpose promotion of friendship, based on mutual understanding, between Italy and the United States.
The America-Italy Society collection is available for public research.
The America-Italy Society collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The America-Italy Society Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
|Italian Americans--Societies, etc.|
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