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Ace Alagna photographic collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Mss 0018
Overview Ace Alagna was a photographer, editor and publisher of the Italian Tribune, and prominent member of the Italian American community in Newark, NJ. The Ace Alagna photographs consist of photographic negatives, prints, videos, and layout sheets from Ace Alagna's career as a photographer and as editor and owner of the newspaper the Italian Tribune.
Dates: 1944-1998

Cause for Pierre Touissaint

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Mss 0036
Overview Pierre Toussaint was born into slavery in 1766 in what is now Haiti and moved with his family and master to New York where he lived until his death in 1853. The Pierre Toussaint Guild was created to advocate his induction into sainthood. The Collection on the Cause for Pierre Toussaint primarily consists of newspaper clippings describing the life and cause for sainthood of Pierre Toussaint, as well as photographs, correspondence, and mass cards related to Pierre Toussaint.
Dates: 1991-2000

Collection on Pope John Paul II's visits to the United States

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Mss 0044
Overview Pope John Paul II was elected to the papacy of the Roman Catholic Church in October of 1978. In 1995, Pope John Paul II visited Newark, NJ, and East Rutherford, NJ, as well as New York and Baltimore. While in New Jersey, he celebrated Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral Basilica in Newark. The Collection on Pope John Paul II's visits to the United States describes and shows the build up, events, and aftermath of the Pope's visit. The bulk of the material covers Pope John Paul II's visit to Newark...
Dates: 1979-1996 (bulk 1995); Majority of material found in 1995 - 1995

Jeifa Family Collection, 1907-1947

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0121
Overview This collection consists of materials dating from 1907 to 1947 that relate to the Jeifa family's life in Paris, France before and after the Holocaust. The collection was primarily assembled by Michel Jeifa, who survived the Holocaust but suffered the loss of his parents in concentration camps during the war.
Dates: 1907-1947 and undated

John Angelo collection, 1922-2013

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0097
Abstract The John Angelo collection documents the life and career of John Angelo, a Newark, New Jersey native who has acted and danced in Broadway shows, motion pictures, and television. Throughout his long career in the entertainment industry he also worked as a director, producer, choreographer, drama teacher, and prop man. The John Angelo collection dates from 1922-2013, with the bulk of the records dating from 1949-2013, and comprises mainly photographs, news clippings, publicity, and awards.
Dates: 1922 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1949 - 2013

Joseph A. Francis papers

 Collection
Identifier: ADN 0003-011
Overview Joseph Francis was ordained as a priest in 1950 and became the fourth African American Roman Catholic bishop in the country, and the first ordained in the Northeast. Bishop Francis was a pioneering figure in the discussion of race and religion. The materials in this collection span the years between 1934 and 1997, and includes much of Bishop Francis' own writings for his speeches and sermons.
Dates: 1934-1997

Lardiere Milano family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0068
Overview The Lardiere Milano family was a family of Italian Americans living in Newark at the turn of the 20th century. The Lardiere Milano family photographs primarily consists of snapshots and photographs of members of the Lardiere family, as well as photographs of the Milano family, landscapes and scenery, and some objects belonging to Angelina Lardiere.
Dates: 1930-1970, 2013

Marcus Daly papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Mss 0004
Overview Professional papers of Marcus Daly, New Jersey politician and educator.
Dates: 1901-1976

Maria Mazziotti Gillan collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0089
Scope and Contents The Maria Mazziotti Gillan collection dates from 1985 to 2013 and documents the activities of poet and program director Maria Mazziotti Gillan as a professor, program director, editor, and writer of numerous publications and colleges.The collection comprises of correspondence, photographs, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and magazines.This collection will prove valuable for researchers interested in the work of Italian American women poets and the history of poetry and immigrant life in New...
Dates: 1985 - 2013

Marie Celeste papers

 Collection — item: 1
Identifier: Mss 0010
Overview Sister Marie Celeste is a noted author, Sister of Charity, and professor of French Studies at Loyola University. She has written several books on the life of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. The Marie Celeste papers consist of documents pertaining to the life of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton as well as some other professional and some personal papers.
Dates: 1958-1998

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