University of Minnesota

Falco, Josephine M., Papers

Finding Aid


IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Falco, Josephine M.
Dates: 1940-1981
Abstract: The Josephine M. Falco Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1940-1981) consists of books on Grand Lodge statutes (1940), rituals (1957), and Constitution and Supreme Laws (1962). Also included are Massachusetts Grand Lodge convention books (1973-1981), miscellaneous correspondence, materials pertaining to a Grand Lodge-USO project to send cookies to troops in Vietnam (1966), to March of Dimes Walkathon (1977), to Falco's tenure as President of the OSIA Massachusetts Grand Lodge Benfit Insurance Corporation, correspondence and booklets relating to the Fernald League for Retarded Children (1973-1978), newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Quantity: 6 linear in.
Language: Mainly in English; a few items in Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC1826

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Josephine M. Falco served as Supreme Recording Secretary of the Order Sons of Italy in America (1985-1988). She was also 2nd Assistant Grand Venerable of the OSIA Massachusetts Grand Lodge (1977-1983) and Grand Recording Secretary of that Lodge.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Falco, Josephine M. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Falco, Josephine M. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Falco, Josephine M. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--Massachusetts--Societies, etc.
Italian Americans--Societies, etc.
Insurance, Fraternal--Massachusetts.
Italian Americans--Charities.
Soldiers--Recreation.

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