University of Minnesota

American Sokol Organization, Western District, Scrapbook, 1975-1978, Records

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

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1975-1978
Abstract: Records of the organization's Western District consist of a photocopied scrapbook containing clippings and printed ephemera documenting Sokol and Czech American community activities in Nebraska, Iowa, and Minnesota.
Quantity: 1linear in.
Language: English
Collection ID: IHRC196

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The American Sokol Organization (ASO) was founded in 1865 by Czech Americans in Saint Louis, Missouri, three years after the Sokol organization was originally established in Bohemia, then part of the Austrian Empire. It endeavors to teach sportsmanship through competitions, particularly in gymnastics. The organization also sponsors folk dancing, language classes, schools, camps, and other cultural activities.

DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The American Sokol Organization, Western District, Scrapbook, 1975-1978 collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The American Sokol Organization, Western District, Scrapbook, 1975-1978 collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The American Sokol Organization, Western District, Scrapbook, 1975-1978 Records, Czech/Bohemian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

 

 

 


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