For those with Italian roots in Pennsylvania and Cleveland there is a collection of records that you may be interested in at the University of Pittsburgh's Archives. From 1929 through the 1950s application forms, loans and the mortuary fund file are organized by surname and by lodge. http://digital.library.pitt.edu/cgi-bin/f/findaid/findaid-idx?c=ascead <http://digital.library.pitt.edu/cgi-bin/f/findaid/findaid-idx?c=ascead&cc=a scead&rgn=main&view=text&didno=US-PPiU-ais197516> &cc=ascead&rgn=main&view=text&didno=US-PPiU-ais197516 These are textual records with some microfilms so research must be done on site. Good news is that there is free parking and helpful archivists at the Archives Service Center. -- Elissa Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL www.PowellGenealogy.com www.GRIPitt.org registration opens 7 Feb 2013 CG, Certified Genealogist, CGL, and Certified Genealogical Lecturer are Service Marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, used under license by board certificants after periodic evaluations by the Board and the board name is a trademark registered in the US Patent and Trademark Office.