Source Information

Ancestry.com. Italian America Magazine (Order Sons of Italy in America), 1996-2009 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: Italian America. 54 volumes. Washington, DC: Order Sons of Italy in America.

About Italian America Magazine (Order Sons of Italy in America), 1996-2009

This is a collection of the Order Sons of Italy in America’s quarterly magazine Italian America published from 1996 to 2009.

The Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) or L’Ordine Figli d’Italia in America has as its mission “to serve as the leading organizational voice on behalf of the cultural, social, political and economic issues of importance to Americans of Italian heritage.” The national order has 19 state or regional chapters with more than 650 local chapters throughout the United States. It was formed in New York City in June of 1905 to create a support system for Italian immigrants that included help for education, citizenship, and their health.

Italian American is the group’s official publication and has information on the group as well as Italian-Americans in the news. The magazine is published by OSIA’s headquarters in Washington D.C and was a replacement for OSIA’s monthly newspaper.

These issues can be browsed by publication year and volume.

The website can be found at OSIA.org.