Italian American


Dean Cimaglia Papers, 1907-2011 (S0336)
21 cubic feet

The collection contains correspondence, photographs, reel-to-reel film, cassette and VHS tapes, and yearbooks chronicling Cimaglia's interests in photography, family history, and involvement with the First Baptist Church of St. John, Missouri.


Italian Immigrant Oral History Project Collection, 1973-1984 (S0511)
18 cassette tapes

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This collection consists of interviews with Italian immigrants residing in the "Hill" neighborhood in South St. Louis, conducted by Gary Ross Mormino for his book, "Immigrants ON the Hill: Italian Americans in St. Louis 1882-1982."



Living Treasures Oral History Collection, 1983-1985 (S0456)
0.4 cubic foot, 32 folders, 112 photographs

 Digitized Materials

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The St. Louis Living Treasures Project documented the life and artwork of older folk artists in the St. Louis area. The folk artists shared techniques learned from their cultures of origin in oral history interviews conducted by OASIS. The 31 artists who participated include African Americans, Native Americans, Asian immigrants, and European immigrants.



Rosati, Missouri Collection, 1918-1983 (R0181)
0.04 cubic foot (2 folder, 1 audio cassette)

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The Rosati, Missouri Collection contains photocopies of materials pertaining to the history of Rosati (formerly Knobview) in Phelps County, Missouri. The collection includes the business notebook of Antonio M. Piazza, a tape-recorded interview with Jodie Donati, and a research paper by Francesco Brogi.