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Title Di Marco Family Papers, Religious Postcards and Blank Cheques
Date c.1938-1964
Document Type Postcard; Pamphlet; Ephemera
Reference 3233 Box 2 Folder 2
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Di Marco Family Papers, 1906-1983
Description A collection of postcards and one pamphlet, all of a religious nature. Most show illustrations of and describe particular saints of interest to the Di Marco family. This folder also contains a number of blank cheques.
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
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality Italian; American
People Di Marco, Louis [Luigi]
Keywords bank, money, religion, Catholic Church, saints, prayer
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