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Title Guy Viti, Religious Pamphlets
Date 1965-1967
Document Type Pamphlet
Reference MSIACR 82, Box 51 , Folder 656, (125.1-125.3)
Library / Archive Special Collections & University Archives, University Library, University of Illinois at Chicago
Collection Name Italian American Collection Records
Description Religious booklets, including 'The Birth of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Grace'. Provides an autobiography and details of attempts to replicate Italian life in America. Italians living in Chicago (from Naples) built a replica Italian Catholic Church in the city.
Series Description Series I: Donated Material. Sub Series I: Donations, Information, and Transcripts. The Italian-American Collection was compiled as part of the "Italians in Chicago" project by the Department of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle. The project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and largely conducted during 1979 and 1980. Donations included photographs, sound recordings, video recordings, books, booklets and pamphlets, citizenship papers, church documents, as well as various other family memorabilia. Some donations show life in Italy, many more deal with the immigration process, and others show dominant themes in Italian American lives here in the United States. This sub-series contains the donations and interview transcripts of various Italian Americans who participated in the Italian American research project. Most of the interviews and donations took place in 1979 and 1980 in the city of Chicago. This sub-series and spans from the years of 1880 through 1980.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Italy
Country (to) Unites States of America
Places Rome, Naples, Italy; Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality Italian; Italian-American; European
People Belli, Vito; Viti, Guy; Viti, Ester
Keywords immigration, immigrant, religion, Catholicism, church, festival, art, Episcopal Church, ceremony, chapel
Language English; Italian
Copyright Special Collections & University Archives, University Library, University of Illinois at Chicago