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Order Sons of Italy in America. Joseph Franzalia Lodge No. 2422 (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.), Records

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Order Sons of Italy in America. Joseph Franzalia Lodge No. 2422 (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.)
Dates: 1979-1986
Abstract: Records (1979-1986) of OSIA Joseph Franzalia Lodge No. 2422 consist of an historical sketch of the Lodge, records pertaining to the Florida Grand lodge, and records of the Joseph Franzalia Lodge No. 2422. Florida Grand Lodge records consist of convention minutes, convention booklet, Grand Venerable reports, and an officers directory. Records of the Franzalia Lodge consist of meeting minutes, correspondence, officer lists, by-laws, membership lists, financial reports, hall sign-in book, a guest book, certificates and proclamations, and materials of the Ways and Means committee.
Quantity: 6 linear in.
Language: In English.
Collection ID: IHRC1777

HISTORICAL SKETCH

A native of West Virginia, Joseph Franzalia moved to Florida for health reasons. He settled in Fort Walton Beach, were he organized an Order Sons of Italy in America lodge that took the name Northwest Florida Lodge No. 2422. Later the members honored him by changing the name of the lodge to Joseph Franzalia Lodge No. 2422.


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ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Order Sons of Italy in America. Joseph Franzalia Lodge No. 2422 (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.) collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Order Sons of Italy in America. Joseph Franzalia Lodge No. 2422 (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Order Sons of Italy in America. Joseph Franzalia Lodge No. 2422 (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.) Records, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--Florida--Fort Walton Beach--Societies, etc.

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