University of Minnesota

Zaffiro, Frank., Papers

Finding Aid


IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Zaffiro, Frank.
Dates: 1926-1955
Abstract: Papers (1926-1955) of Frank Zaffiro consist of a release document from the Fredericton Internment Camp (Canada), and Order Sons of Italy in America materials including an Ontario convention booklet, OSIA Trieste No. 1002 letter re the death of Queen Margherita, an inauguration booklet of the Roma Lodge, and a photograph of the Ontario Grand Convention (1926).
Quantity: 2 linear in.
Language: In English and Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC1944

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Frank Zaffiro was born in Racalmuto, Sicily and in 1923 journeyed to Hamilton, Ontario, where many Racalmutese had settled. Two years later he became active in the Order Sons of Italy in America and the Casa D'Italia in Hamilton. Zaffiro and the other officers of the Ontario Grand Lodge were interned by the Canadian government in 1940 following the declartions of war between the United Kingdom and Italy. Zaffiro was released in 1943.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Zaffiro, Frank. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Zaffiro, Frank. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Zaffiro, Frank. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italians--Ontario--Hamilton--Societies, etc.

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