November 21, 1994, 4 items; Papers pertaining to the USS
Miami, including a yearbook, radio press release, and a newsletter. Gift courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Ruocco.
October 9, 2015, 7 items; Addition includes a leather U.S. Army pouch, Bellitteri's original discharge papers (1945) after World War II, a photograph of him in uniform, two photographs (1943) of him with his wife and son, a "plank ownership" certificate indicating he was a member of the commissioning crew for the USS Miami, and a brass ashtray from the USS Miami. Gift of Chris Ruocco and her husband Steve Ruocco.
Gift of Chris Ruocco
Gift of Steve Ruocco
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U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Mariano Bellitteri Papers (#677-017), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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