|Creator:||Scholl's Studio, Chicago, Illinois|
|Abstract:||Photograph of the participants in the 7th convention of the National Slovak Society, held on May 21-26, 1899 in Chicago, Illinois. Included are portraits of the founding and leading members of the Society (established in 1890) such as P.V. Rovnianek, A.S. Ambrose, A. Mamatey, M. Feriencik, I. Podkrivacky and others.|
Collection donated to the IHRC by Arthur Cambridge of Bushkill, Pennsylvania in December 2003.
The National Slovak Society was founded in February of 1890 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as a fraternal benevolent association intended to provide a common platform for the numerous small and locally based Slovak fraternal societies scattered in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, Minnesota and elsewhere, and to bridge the religious differences among the Slovak American communities at the time.
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The Cambridge, Arthur Papers, Slovak American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
National Slovak Society Records
|National Slovak Society of the United States of America|
BOX Oversize 1. Photographs
|Box contains one large, black and white photograph.|
|FOLDER 1. NSS 7th convention 1899|
ITEM 1. Photograph of the participants in the 7th convention of the National Slovak Society, held on May 21-26, 1899 in Chicago, Illinois. Included are portraits of the founding and leading members of the Society (established in 1890) such P.V. Rovnianek, A.S. Ambrose, A. Mamatey, M. Feriencik, I. Podkrivacky and others. The convention coinicided with a conference of a number of Slavic organizations held in Chicago on May 21-28, 1899 in which the NSS participated as well to promote the concept of unity among the Slavic peoples in America and also to build relationships with other Slavic nationalities, namely the Croats and Czechs.
Original caption at the bottom of the photograph identifies the persons in the picture as follows:
1st (bottom) row from the left: J. Wencko, P. Urban, J. Miller, Sr., F. Razny, J.C. Gimesky, A. Mamatey, I. Podkrivacky, P.V. Rovnianek, J. Slabej, A.S. Ambrose, J. Kadlecik, J. Stepita, A. Vasil, A. Pollak
2nd row: P. Gallo, A.J. Korhnak, M. Kovacik, M. Pacuta, V. Micek, A. Gladic, E. Juscak, S. Straka, Wm. Vokolek, J. Kudic, A. Harencar, M. Cicon, B. Rehak, J.B. Krcmery
3rd row: J. Prochasek, A. Bodnar, M. Fedor, M. Hrabovsky, J. Cepek, M. Dudacek, J. Papanek, J. Humenansky, J. Kostik, M. Harman
4th row: A. Rohon, J. Hrivnak, A. Ladvienka, J. Kalina, F. Barnak, I. Lazarcik, M. Lisak, J. Mihovc, M. Sherby
5th row: M. Ralbovsky, J. Lacny, J. Kocak, J. Kobulnicky, A. Baluch, N. Brunsky, A. Vasko, L. Koper, A. Ondo, M. Car
6th row: M. Hromiak, M. Svancak, P. Svabek, F.J. Pucher, J. Stefanik, J. Tokoly, J. Krisak
7th row: J. Juris, J. Zivny, K. Kelly, M. Durkovic, J. Bzdusek, L. Macho, P. Gallik, M. Oleksa, A. Balent, M. Lutter
8th row: J. Brunovsky, J. Scholtz, S. Bacovcin, J. Valasek, J. Tokoly, M. Feriencik, A. Sagulla
Photograph taken by the Scholl's Studio, Halsted and 14th Street (Chicago?) Photograph size 44 x 59 cm (17 5/16 x 23 3/16 in) Image size (with caption) 568 x 650 pixels, 20.04 x 22.93 cm (7.889 x 9.028 in)
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