Church work with immigrants

Church work with immigrants

ANGELO BARTOLOMEO CHIARIGLIONE PAPERS
CMS 096 documents research into Father Angelo Bartolomeo Chiariglione, c.s., a priest whose mission to small communities of Italian laborers scattered in the Deep South of the United States meant little documentation on him accrued in any one place. This collection consists primarily of photocopies of documents from the various places where Father Chiariglione lived, documenting his whereabouts at particular points in time and thus contributing to a more complete biography.

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WILLIAM PIZZOGLIO, C.S. PAPERS
Via correspondence, musical compositions, notebooks, personal papers and photographs, CMS 071 documents the life of the Rev. William Pizzoglio, c.s.. The collection ranges from the 1910s when he was a seminarian in Italy receiving letters from his widowed mother in Brazil to his death in 1973.

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CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF POMPEI (MONONGAH, WV) RECORDS
CMS 048 documents activities in the Italian-American Roman Catholic parish of Our Lady of Pompei, located in the coal-company town of Monongah, West Virginia, between the years 1899, when missionaries from what is now the Society of Saint Charles-Scalabrinians, a congregation of male religious founded to minister to migrants, arrived in the area, to 1926, when the missionaries left. Documents include correspondence.

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HOLY GHOST CHURCH (PROVIDENCE, RI) RECORDS, 1894-1971
In 1889, Reverend Luigi Paroli P.S.S.C. established the Holy Ghost Church to accommodate the growing number of Italian immigrants living in the Federal Hill area of the city. The collection is made up of photographs of Parenti’s early life in Italy and the congregation, as well as clippings, souvenir journals, financial records, correspondence, parish histories, and a unique compendium of religious feasts celebrated at Holy Ghost.

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ST. RAPHAEL SOCIETY FOR ITALIAN IMMIGRANTS (NEW YORK, NY) RECORDS, 1884-1968
The collection is made up of correspondence with ecclesiastical figures and departments dealing with Italian immigrants, annual reports with photographs of immigrants and personal accounts of immigrant families, financial reports, newspaper clippings, case histories of immigrants with photographs and illustrations, and other materials.

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