Czech-Americans in transition by Clinton Machann, Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences

By Clinton Machann, Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences

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O. com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1-57168-298-8 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Czech-Americans in transition / editd by Clinton Machann. p. cm.  the 100th Anniversary of the Slavonic Benevolent Order of the State of Texas"Introd. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 1-57168-298-8 1. Czech AmericansTexasEthnic identity Congresses.  Czech AmericansTexasHistory Congresses.  Czech AmericansHistory Congresses.  Machann, Clinton. 049186dc21 99-10925 CIP Page iii Contents Preface Miloslav Rechcígl, Jr.

The organization brought people of different religious affiliations together to work side by side in our ranks. I think that this factor had a unifying influence on our people and served to foster a beautiful spirit of understanding and cooperation. Page 17 Anyone desiring to do more research on the history of the SPJST is directed to A History of the SPJST, compiled by Nick A. Morris. You are also directed to ''The SPJST Centennial Extra" appearing in the July 6, 1997, edition of the Temple Daily Telegram.

New Orleans, and New York, gives practical advice to genealogists and family historians on documenting Czech immigrant arrivals. Three other essays have an especially regional focus: Joseph Rostinský* discusses the function of Moravian folk songs in preserving Czech culture in Texas, Robert Janak surveys recent activities by the Czech Heritage Society of Texas that have strengthened ties between Texas Czechs and the Czech Republic, and, in a short historical account of the Czech Educational Foundation of Texas, I take a look at some of the regional leaders who helped strengthen the position of Czech language and culture in Texas by focusing on higher education.

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