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Title Di Marco Family Papers, Donations to Charities
Date 9 Dec 1950 - 4 Feb 1968
Document Type Correspondence; Newspaper
Reference 3236 Box 1 Folder 10
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Di Marco Family Papers, 1906-1983
Description Letters to the Louis Di Marco asking and thanking him for donations to the Community Hospital and the American Campaign for Italian Food Relief, and cheques for donations. Also includes two newspaper clippings in Italian.
Series Description This collection consists of mostly miscellaneous souvenirs/ephemera saved by Theresa Di Marco. Notable is a cover illustration for Jack and Jill Magazine that Theresa designed. Also included is printed material, correspondence, Theresa Di Marco's 8th grade autograph album, school books, and books related to the business and to the Catholic church, a newsletter for the Philadelphia Teacher's Association and a photobook from the Clara Barton School. There is also lots of religious material, including prayer cards, photos, pamphlets and guide books.
Biographical Note / History The Di Marco family ran an Italian-American shoe store in Philadelphia.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality Italian; American
People Di Marco, Louis [Luigi]
Keywords business, shoes, commercial, charity, hospital
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language English; Italian
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania