Joe Fittante discusses the Dukes of Abruzzi Lodge in Caspian, Michigan. He discusses the origin of the society, who the Duke of Abruzzi was, festivals that the lodge held, why Italians settled in Caspian, Italians involved in politics in the area, the rules of the lodge, how non-Italians viewed the group, the Sons of Italy group, and Columbus Day.
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