1940 – 1943 American Citizen Newspaper Stories

The following news stories from 1938-1939 appeared in the American Citizen, a Des Moines Italian-American newspaper.  Thank you to the Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa for sharing this resource.  The Cultural Center has the entire collection (over 50 years) of the American Citizen on CD – all fully searchable.

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March 22, 1940: Italian Lodge Plans Spring Carnival Here

March 29, 1940: Vittoria Lodge to Name Queen Sunday

April 5, 1940: Viking Band Draws Record Crowd Here for Vittoria Dance

June 7, 1940: Snoopin Around the Fort

June 14, 1940: Snoopin Around the Fort

June 21, 1940: LaVittoria Elect New Officers, Hold Dinner in Des Moines

August 23, 1940: LaVittoria Society Holds Dance Sunday

September 13, 1940: LaVittoria Society Announces Officers

October 18, 1940: Mystic, Madrid Men Attend October 12 Event

February 14, 1941: Vittoria Lodge Holds Carnival

August 29, 1941: La Vittoria Italiana Picnic Draws Crowd

September 12, 1941: Farrell Announces Joint Committee to Plan Oct 12 Event

March 27, 1942: Rix Lamberti Dead at 58

October 1, 1943: Columbus Day Program, Banquet Planned by Club