Czech Reminiscences [RG1606.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1606.AM:  Czech Reminiscences

Reminiscences:  1910-1919 and undated
Nebraska, Colorado, North Dakota, Oklahoma:  Pioneers
Size:  20 items

BACKGROUND NOTE

In preparation for the 1993 Nebraska State Historical Society exhibit, The Heart of Two Continents: Czechs and Nebraska, research materials were gathered and compiled. The reminiscences were found in the Library’s vertical files and placed together into this single manuscript collection.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of histories and reminiscences pertaining to Czechs in Nebraska primarily, as well as reminiscences written by Czech settlers in Colorado, North Dakota, and Oklahoma. These are typescript in form. All are in English.

INVENTORY

Item

    1. “The Bohemians in Nebraska,” translated from Osveta Americka, July 22, 1914
    2. “Bohemian Settlements in Nebraska,” translated from Osveta Americka, Sept. 11, 1912
    3. “Bohemian Pioneers of Omaha,” translated from Osveta Americka, Sept. 11, 1912
    4. “The Tragedy of the Branbenee Family,” translated from Pionyr by Joseph P. Sedivy, 1919
    5. Reminiscences of Mrs. Frank Jelinek, Crete, Nebraska
    6. Reminiscences of Frank Karnik, Dodge, Nebraska
    7. Reminiscences of Mrs. Anna J. Kotmel, Crete, Nebraska
    8. Reminiscences of Mrs. Anna J. Kotmel, Crete, Nebraska
    9. Reminiscences of John F. Maly, Merricourt, North Dakota
    10. Reminiscences of Frank Nedela Sr., Crete, Nebraska
    11. Reminiscences of Mrs. Josefa Papez, Albion, Nebraska
    12. “Hunting a Crocodile in Nebraska” by Joseph P. Sedivy of Verdigre, Nebraska. This article appeared in Osveta Americka in 1910.
    13. “Memories of Pioneer Days” by Joseph P. Sedivy of Verdigre, Nebraska. This article appeared in Pionyr in 1918 (v. 3).
    14. “My Ride for Life” by Joseph P. Sedivy of Verdigre, Nebraska. This article appeared in Osveta Americka in 1910.
    15. “Reminiscences of the Days When Bohemians First Settled in Knox County, Nebraska” by Joseph P. Sedivy of Verdigre, Nebraska. This article appeared in Osveta Americka in 1911.
    16. “Some Reminiscences of Pioneer Days in Nebraska” by Joseph P. Sedivy of Verdigre, Nebraska. This article appeared in Pionyr in 1917 (v. 2).
    17. Reminiscences of John Sefcik, Prague, Oklahoma
    18. Reminiscences of Mrs. Frances Severin, Burlington, Colorado
    19. Reminiscences of Frank Vejtasa, Fairdale, North Dakota
    20. Reminiscences of Frank Znamenacek, Crete, Nebraska

     

    Subject headings:

    Czech Americans — Colorado
    Czech Americans — Nebraska
    Czech Americans — Nebraska — Boone County
    Czech Americans — Nebraska — Dodge County
    Czech Americans — Nebraska — Douglas County
    Czech Americans — Nebraska — Knox County
    Czech Americans — Nebraska — Saline County
    Czech Americans — Nebraska — Saunders County
    Czech Americans — North Dakota
    Czech Americans — Oklahoma

     

    AIP/ksa          01-1994

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