|Creator:||Spatuzza, John G.|
|Abstract:||The John G. Spatuzza Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1958-1985) includes Supreme Lodge records, Illinois Grand Lodge records, and other OSIA materials. Supreme Lodge records include convention documents (1965-1985), committee reports, correspondence (1975-1985), and financial reports. Illinois Grand Lodge materials include grand convention books and reports (1960-1980), correspondence (1958-1980), newsletters, scholarship and committee reports, and brochures from a variety of OSIA events. Several plaques and a variety of photographs are included, along with many issues of the OSIA News, other OSIA newspapers, and Italian-American newspapers. Non-OSIA records include those of the Justinian Society, the Joint Italian American Civic Committee, and political organizations.|
|Quantity:||11 linear ft.|
|Language:||Mainly in English; a few items in Italian.|
John G. Spatuzza, son of George Spatuzza, served as OSIA SUpreme Venerable (1975-1977), First Assistant Supreme Venerable (1973-1975), Second Assistant Supreme Venerable (1969-1971), Third Assistant Supreme Venerable (1965-1969), Grand Venerable of Illinois (1963-1965), Assistant Grand Venerable (1961-1963), Grand Orator (1959-1961), and Grand Trustee (1955-1959).
The Spatuzza, John G. collection is available for public research.
The Spatuzza, John G. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Spatuzza, John G. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
|Italian Americans--Illinois--Societies, etc.|
|Italian Americans--Societies, etc.|
|Italian American newspapers.|
|Italian Americans--Political activity.|
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