The Peter Di Paolo Papers document the life and career of Peter Di Paolo, an Italian-born and -educated sanitary engineer who migrated to the United States in 1930. Di Paolo worked in the sanitation field with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the National Institute of Health and in the private sector with the Howard Johnson motel and restaurant chain. He was active in Italian-American, Catholic and Democratic Party activities in the Boston area. The collection contains personal materials, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and other ephemera.
Series I: Personal Papers
Series II: Material Relating to De Paolo’s War as a Sanitary Engineer
Series III: Papers Relating to De Paolo’s Social and Politicial Activities
Series IV: Photographs