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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



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  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



 



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