Social life and customs
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Collection consists of organizational correspondence, financial records, event programs and news clippings. Included are also photographs related to the Society's activities, members or guest speakers.
Papers consist of an account of family life in Velkrop, Austria-Hungary (later in Czechoslovakia, now in Slovakia), in the late 1800s. Guzy discusses agriculture, the role of the churches, marriage customs, housing, folk medicine, foods, clothing, funerals, holidays, and child care.
Typescript of a memoir "Starting Over in Cleveland" by Anton Zakelj, translated from Slovenian into English and edited by John Zakelj, with photographs by Anton Zakelj. Also a typescript of an article "Cleveland in the 50s" by Anton Zakelj. The Zakelj family immigrated to the United States from Slovenia in 1950, settling in Cleveland, Ohio. The memoir depicts life in the Slovenian neighborhood of Cleveland, around the St. Vitus Church.
Organizational files and correspondence, records of donations, membership cards, accounting documents, program brochures and fliers, includes some print (books, newsletters, notecards).
Circular letter, correspondence, historical sketch, general ledger and rules of procedure documenting the organization's activities.
The collection consist of 4 letters, list on Estonians around Dallas,Texas, area, bulletins by the society (4 pcs) and brochures about the 10th anniversary of the society (2 pcs).
Collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photocopied articles, pamphlets, print items, event fliers and other materials documenting the history and activities of the Polish American community in America and its relationships to Poland.
Collection consists of newsletters of the association (1991-1997) with reference letters. Materials document the activities of the Association in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina.
Collection consists of 29 film reels containing motion pictures made by Elmer Epner featuring cultural events of Estonians in exile and documentaries of Estonians living abroad, including countries such as Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Italy, Canada, and the United States. DVD versions are available for the following titles: Metro Rhythmics; Harmony in Motion; Estonian Heritage; and Midsummer Holiday.
Memoirs of Fiore DiGiulio entitled "Thoughts and Memories of the Native Village: Villetta Barrea" (62 pages). Translated by Jerine DiGiulio. Included is also a copy of the original manuscript in Italian.
Family history compilation entitled "The Carlo Francone - Caterina Aliberti Families of San Benigno Canavese, Piedmont, Italy - Ancestors and Descendants" (34 pages plus appendices).
Collection consists of six photographs of Finnish Americans in Monessen, Pennsylvania, featuring large groups of men, women and children in front of a church building, the Finnish National Society building, and also the Louhi Band of Monessen seated in a hall.
Constitutions, minutes, reports, lists, circular letters, correspondence.
Constitutions, meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, reports, accounting documents, programs, membership records, newsletters and bulletins.
This collection consists of organizational administrative records documenting over 80 years of existence of the Minneapolis-based Polish American women's club.
Materials documenting the history of Sokol South Omaha, includes photocopied newspaper articles, letters, autobiographical sketches, photographs, posters, pamphlets and other miscellaneous items. Divided into 12 volumes or series: 1) Brown Park Neighborhood 2) Merchants 3) Sokol Hall 4) Newspaper Articles 5) Lodges 6) Schools 7) Family Stories 8) Bands and Orchestras 9) Sports 10) Churches 11) Other Czech Neighborhoods 12) Miscellaneous
Oral histories of Joe Jachetta (also his "Wartime Memories"), Dante Benedetti, Thomas Cara, Virginia and Elios Anderlini, Norma Tealdi, Lena Massucco, Annie Guardino Wallace, John Valentini, and Richard Monaco.
Minutes, member lists, correspondence, accounting documents, newspaper clippings, and photos.