Council of Italian-American Organizations, Inc. (Lawrence, MA)

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The Council of Italian-American Organizations, Inc. was founded in 1952. In 1957 the group was conducting a drive to build an Italian-American Community Center. During this period the council was located at 54 Essex St. Some of the organizations this group attempted to unify were: Italian-American Assoc., Italian-American Civic Assoc., Italian-American Citizenship Assoc., Italian-American Toilers, Italian College Club, Italian Mother Club, Italy Grand Women’s Society, Montauk Club, Pedarese Club, Pontiac Club, Rocco D’Evandro Club, Sessa Arunca Club, St. Alfio’s Soc., St. Maria DiLicodia, St. Santontonesi, Soc., Teanese Club, Tripoli Club, United Italian-American Club, Union of Italy Grande, and Union Social Club.

One Response

  1. I’ve seen the society called St. Alfio’s Society St. Maria DiLicodia written in my great grandfather’s, Santo Spina’s obituary. To be included in the obit I’ve felt it must have served a great purpose for people. What the association do for folks?

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