University of Minnesota

American Latvian Association in the United States, Washington, DC, Records

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VITRAGE

IHRC

Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: American Latvian Association in the United States.
Dates: ca 1948-1974
Abstract: Records (1948-1974) of the American Latvian Association (Washington, D.C.) include correspondence; organizational records; records of local branches; and publications of the Association.
Quantity: 20 linear ft.
Language: Mainly in Latvian.
Collection ID: IHRC189

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.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The American Latvian Association in the United States, Washington, DC collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The American Latvian Association in the United States, Washington, DC collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The American Latvian Association in the United States, Washington, DC Records, Latvian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Latvian Americans--Societies, etc.

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