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Czechoslovak-Americans

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Adolph J. Kratochvil, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416050]
Identifier: MS-0255
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a memory book of Adolph Josef Kratochuil maintained by him after his arrival to the United States from Pisek, Bohemia in 1883.   The text is in Czech.

Dates: 1883-1889

Czechoslovak National Council of America, Records (Czech Heritage Collection)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0267
Scope and Contents

Czechoslovak National Council of America, Records contains press releases and news flashes from Czechoslovakia under Nazi domination, American Czechoslovakia, and other sources from 1939-1984.

Dates: 1939-1984

Ed Kopac, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416173]
Identifier: MS-0272
Scope and Contents

This collection contains mostly Ed Kopac's correspondence with different sources during his career as a Montana rancher and liverstock feeder. Included in the correspondence are letters to senators, lawyers, and people in business with Kopac. There is correspondence concerning the Czech Pioneer Memorial and his contributions to that organization.

Dates: 1958-1975

Frank and Charles Sadílek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241415965]
Identifier: MS-0275
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the newspaper clippings and photographs related to Frank Sadílek. It also contains speeches by Charles Sadilek.Includes postcards published by the Czech Heritage Foundation of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a record of funeral orations of Frank J. Sadílek from 1907 to 1933 that includes articles, a letter of condolence to Mrs. Sadilek, and photographs of Sadílek with the monument erected to honor Czech pioneers in Saline County. Aldditional materials includes...
Dates: 1907-1933

Henry J. John, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0086
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of personal papers of Henry J. John including correspondence, translations, publications, biographical materials and photographs. The majority of the collection relates to John's medical career and his interest in literature and graphic arts.

Dates: 1885-1968

Josef Falta, Papers (Czech Heritage Collection)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0120
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the papers of Josef Falta, including correspondence, diaries and appointment books, manuscripts and radio commentaries.  The majority of the collection consists of scripts of radio commentaries broadcast at WEDC in Chicago between 1941 and 1973.

Dates: 1941-1973

Josef Kalvoda, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416173]
Identifier: MS-0271
Scope and Contents The collection consists of several papers, essays, reviews, and articles by Josef Kalvoda. Includes essays on Czech and Slovak prisoners of war in Russia, T.G. Masaryk in America in 1918, Karol Wojtyla, Marxism and the Marxist-Leninists, a Czech view on Czechoslovak-Polish confederation, the rise and fall of Alexander Dubcek, a review of the book East European Integration and East-West Trade, articles from Denni hlasatel by Kalvoda (1982), an article from Nase hlasy about Edward Benes...
Dates: 1979-1984

Josef Krhounek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416050]
Identifier: MS-0259
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of documents including the military passport, work book, birth certificate, school release certificate, and home certificate of Czech immigrant Josef Krhounek to the United States circa 1905.  Also included are photocopied travel documents for Franz Krefei to travel from Bohemia to the U.S., 1879. Anna Stechova's birth certificate, marriage certificate of Jakub Vaniata and Anna Stechova. Documents in English, Czech and German.

Dates: 1887-1901

Josef Martinek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0121
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the papers of Josef Martinek, including correspondence, manuscripts, publications, newspaper clippings, photographs, and audiocassettes.  The materials relate to his career as an author and journalist.

Dates: 1914-1979

Oskar Pejsa, Czech Heritage Memoir

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416173]
Identifier: MS-0273
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of memoirs written by Oskar Pejsa. Pejsa's memoir, divided into four chapters on service in Austrian-Hungarian military, service in Czechoslovak military until German occupation, activities in home resistance until his emigration in 1948, and comparison of Czech colonels in Austrian-Hungarian army with legionnaires. In Czech.

Dates: 1915-1945