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Title Di Marco Family Papers, Miscellaneous
Date 1 Jan 1932 - 21 Jul 1958
Document Type Personal Account; Pamphlet
Reference 3229 Box 1 Folder 5
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Di Marco Family Papers, 1906-1983
Description Three documents belonging to the Di Marco family, the first of which is a diary with entries describing trips taken in New York, Louis Di Marco's wage book and a booklet advertising shoes imported from Italy.
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) Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations; Onward Travel
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New York City, United States
Nationality Italian; American
People Di Marco, Theresa; Di Marco, Louis
Keywords diary, tourism, weather, mass, religion, Catholic Church, wages
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language Italian; English
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania