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The Contribution of Italians to America, The American Committee on Italian Migration (National Catholic Resettlement Council) Ninth Annual Dinner Dance : Pamphlet; Ephemera .

Publication:
Marlborough, Wiltshire : Adam Matthew Digital, 2017.
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Book
1 online resource
Series:
Migration to new worlds.
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Language:
Text in English, Italian.
Summary:
Description: Souvenir programme of the ACIM's Ninth Annual Dinner Dance, "The Contribution of Italians to America", from Christopher Columbus onwards. Includes a menu, and messages of goodwill from President Eisenhower and Vatican Secretary of State Tardini. Entertainment was provided by Ed Sullivan, Tony Marvin, and 'Guest Artists' including Connie Francis, The Limelighters and Frankie Thirteen.
Notes:
ACIM was founded in 1951 to assist refugees. It worked to reform the Refugee Relief Act of 1953 and aided migrants in settling inches The ACIM also played an important role in lobbying Congress for the Immigration Reform Bill of 1965.
AMDigital Reference: IHRC159, Box 7, Folder 55.
Description based on online resource (viewed on October 24, 2017).
Contributor:
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm), digitiser.
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Restricted for use by site license.