University of Minnesota

Costa, Louis, 1890-1976., Papers

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Costa, Louis, 1890-1976.
Dates: 1925-1969
Abstract: The Louis Costa Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of a booklet of the West Virginia Grand Convention (1925), letterhead stationary of the Mortuary Fund Commission, six photographs of Grand Lodge meetings (ca. 1960s), and a book titled G. F.
Quantity: 1 linear in.
Language: In Italian and English.
Collection ID: IHRC3294

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Louis Costa (1890-1976) was born in Caulonia, Calabria, Italy, and came to West Virginia at the age of fourteen. He served the Order Sons of Italy in America West Virginia Grand Lodge as First Assistant Grand Venerable (1973-1975), Grand Orator (1935-1941), Grand Trustee (1933-1935), and President of the Mortuary Fund (1948-1969).


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Costa, Louis, 1890-1976. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Costa, Louis, 1890-1976. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Costa, Louis, 1890-1976. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--West Virginia--Societies, etc.

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