University of Minnesota

Union and League of Romanian Societies in America, Inc., Records

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Union and League of Romanian Societies in America, Inc.
Dates: 1900-1958
Abstract: Records (1900-1958) of the Union and League of Romanian Societies in America, Inc. include correspondence of the Cleveland, Ohio, headquarters; minutes and financial books of various branches throughout the United States; and membership registers.
Quantity: 30 linear ft.
Language: Mainly in Romanian; a few items in English.
Collection ID: IHRC2745

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Union and League was established as the result of a merger of two early Romanian American fraternal societies. In 1906 the "Vulturul" (Homestead, Pennsylvania), and the "Carpatina" (Cleveland, Ohio) the Consolidation Act of the Union of the Romanian Beneficial and Cultural societies. Initial resistance, especially by the League of Romanian Beneficial and Cultural Societies was overcome, and the organizations merged under the present name in 1928. These organizations played an important part in development of Romanian American churches, parochial schools, and press.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Union and League of Romanian Societies in America, Inc. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Union and League of Romanian Societies in America, Inc. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Union and League of Romanian Societies in America, Inc. Records, Romanian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Romanian Americans--Societies, etc.
Insurance, Fraternal.
Friendly societies--Pennsylvania--Homestead.
Friendly societies--Ohio--Cleveland.
Romanian Americans.

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