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Our Slavic Fellow Citizens

Chapter VI - Slovak Emigration

As part of our efforts to present different perspectives on the life of your ancestors and the time they lived in we present Chapter VI from the 1910 book, "Our Slavic Fellow Citizens."

The chapter deals with the Slovak emigration and the Slovak people.

Our Slavic Fellow Citizens

By Emily Greene Balch
Associate Professor of Economics, Wellesley College

New York
Charities Publication Committee

Published 1910


Chapter VI

Slovak Emigration

The Home of the Slovaks

Numbers

The Slovak Tongue

Slovak History

Ruins and Legends

Village Life of Today

Gipsies

Slovak Houses

Interiors

Spinning Bees

Costume

Coloring

Embroidery

Women's Dress

Men's Dress

Facial Characteristics and Physique

The Darker Side

Intemperance

Indebtedness

Illiteracy

Co-operation

Agriculture

Wandering Trades

Other Employment away from Home

Slovak Emigration: Origin and Spread

Emigration of Unmarried Girls

Favorable Selective Influences

Politics and Emigration

Effects of Emigration on the Home Country

The Returned, a Misfit

Migration Back and Forth - Final Settlement in America Common


Notes of a Teacher on Austro-Hungarian Emigration

A special thanks goes to Dennis Ragan who tracked down an original copy of this book so we can make it available to users of this site. If you enjoyed this chapter, drop Dennis a thank you email at dennisragan@msn.com

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