University of Minnesota

Avara, S. Joseph, Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Avara, S. Joseph
Dates: 1980-1989
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence and minutes from the period when Avara served as National President. Also included are runs of the OSIA News and Il Leone for the period 1980 to 1989.
Quantity: 5 linear ft.
Language: In English.
Collection ID: IHRC263

HISTORICAL SKETCH

S. Joseph Avara was born in Baltimore, Maryland. His parents were immigrants from Sicily. Avara has served OSIA in Baltimore at the local level as a member of the Lord Baltimore Lodge, later at the State level and then in the Maryland Grand Lodge as Vice President and State President. At the Supreme level he served in positions of Vice President from 1979 to 1987. From 1987 to 1989 he served as National President.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Avara, S. Joseph collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Avara, S. Joseph collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Avara, S. Joseph Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--Societies, etc.
Italian Americans--Maryland--Societies, etc.
Columbus Day.

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