Italian American Families Photograph Collection, 1890-1957, PP219

Finding Aid to the Italian American Families Photograph Collection, 1890-1957, PP219

H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society

 

Collection summary

Title

Italian American Families Photograph Collection

Creator

DiGiorgio family, Dell’Uomo family, Gioiovonnucci family, Flaccomio family, Vaccariono family, Quintiliani family, Apicella family, Matarazzo family, and Guerriero family

Call number

PP219

Inclusive dates

1890-1957

Bulk dates

1900-1947

Extent

1 box, 38 photographs

Abstract

Contains photographs of Italian American-owned factories and shops and community organizations and events, as well as portraits of various families, in Maryland.

Administrative summary

Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library

Maryland Historical Society

201 W. Monument St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

www.mdhs.org

specialcollections@mdhs.org

Access restrictions

Open to the public without restrictions.

Use restrictions

For information about how to purchase digital reproductions and for permission information, please visit the Rights and Reproductions page.

Provenance

Various donors

Accession number

76489

Processing note

Processed by Lara Westwood, June, 2014

 

Scope and Content

The Italian American Families Photograph Collection features over thirty images of the Italian American community in Baltimore, Maryland. Included in the collection are photographs of Italian-owned factories and shops and community organizations and events, as well as portraits of various families. Events and festivals in Baltimore’s Little Italy also make up a significant part of the collection.

The photographs are organized into eleven series based on content: DioGiorgio Fruit Company, Dell’Uomo and Gioiovonnucci Families, Flaccomio, Sun of Italy Plant, Italian American Organizations, Little Italy, Antonio Apicella’s clothing factory, Matarazzo Family, Guerriero Family, Miscellaneous, and Flag House dedication. Some of the photographs included identifications perhaps supplied by the donors of the images. The collection is a compilation of several donations related to the Italian American community.

Container List

Contents 

Dates 

Image ID # 

Box 

Series I: DiGiorgio Fruit Company

 

 

 

Joseph DiGiorgio and his father, Salvatore, during a visit to America

Ca. 1894

PP219.01

1

DiGigorgio Fruit Co. truck

No date

PP219.02

1

Series II: Dell’Uomo and Gioiovonnucci Families

 

 

 

Assunta and Giuseppe Gioiovonnucci

Ca. 1907

PP219.03

1

Giovanna and Carlo Dell’Uomo

Ca. 1900

PP219.04

1

Angelo and Marion Dell’Uomo

1906

PP219.05

1

Annuciata and Guisseppenna Dell’Uomo

Ca. 1904

PP219.06

1

Dell’Uomo family

1920

PP219.07

1

Angelo and Anita Dell’Uomo on vacation in Florida

1957

PP219.08

1

Series III: Flaccomio Family

 

 

 

Prima Grande Convenzione Statale  O. F. D. I. A, Baltimore, Md.

November, 1920

PP219.09-.10

1

Officers and crew of the Italian training ship, Amerigo Vespucci being welcomed by the Sons of Italy in Baltimore

1933

PP219.11

1

Italian organization placing a wreath on the Washington Monument

No date

PP219.12

1

Vincent Flaccomio’s bar

No date

PP219.13

1

Sons of Italy banquet honoring Vincent Flaccomio

No date

PP219.14

1

Boy on horse

No date

PP219.15

1

Antony DiMarco

1924

PP219.16

1

Series IV: Sun of Italy plant

 

 

 

Sun of Italy/Sole d’Italia plant

No date

PP219.17-.20

1

Series V: Italian American Organizations

 

 

 

Grand Lodge – Sons of Italy

1920

PP219.21

1

Children of Mary - Society of Our Lady of Pompeii Church

1932

PP219.22

1

Series VI: Little Italy

 

 

 

Schiavo family grocery store

1890

PP219.23

1

St. Leo’s School

Ca. 1930

PP219.24

1

Parade of Service men, Little Italy – Angelina Sudano, WAC, only woman in service from the community

Ca. 1947

PP219.25

1

25mo. Anniversario Della Festa di S. Antonio di Padova Comitato Festa Sociale e Coloniale

1929

PP219.26

1

Vincent L. Palmisano promotional card

1915

PP219.27

1

Flag blessing procession, Little Italy

August, 1942

PP219.28-.30

1

Organizers of St. Anthony’s Procession

1938

PP219.31

1

Series VII: Antonio Apicella’s clothing factory

 

 

 

Antonio Apicella’s clothing factory

1946

PP219.32-.33

1

Series VIII: Matarazzo Family

 

 

 

Matarazzo family truck

Ca. 1947

PP219.34

1

Series IX: Guerriero Family

 

 

1

Guerriero Italian grocery

No date

PP219.35-.36

1

Series X: Miscellaneous

 

 

 

Unidentified photographs

No date

PP218.37

1

Series XI: Flag House Dedication

 

 

 

Flag House dedication group portrait - Mrs. Placido and Louis R. Millio (woman in last row with boy) were last residents of the Flag House

November 11, 1928

PP218.38

1