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American Latvian Association in the United States, (Washington, DC) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC189
Records (1948-1974) of the American Latvian Association (Washington, D.C.) include correspondence; organizational records; records of local branches; and publications of the Association.

Dates

  • 1948-1974

Creator

Language of Materials

Mainly in Latvian

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the IHRCA.

Extent

20 Linear Feet

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The American Latvian Association was founded in 1951 and currently has about 10,000 members in 190 local groups. The organization's purpose is to unite and represent Latvians in the United States. The Association comprises four bureaus, for cultural affairs, information, relief and assistance, and sports. Publications include Kulturas Biroja Biletens; ALA Zurnals; ALA Vestis; and Latvian News Bulletin, as well as Sunday school textbooks.
Author
IHRC Archives
Language of description
Finding Aid in English

Repository Details

Part of the Immigration History Research Center Archives Repository

Contact:

612-625-4800