University of Minnesota

Freeze, Karen, Papers

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IHRC Archives

Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1970-1980
Abstract: Collection consists of materials pertaining to Karen Freeze's work on the Czech immigration chapter in the Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups (1980).
Quantity: 1 lin. ft.
Language: English
Collection ID: IHRC3866


Collection acquired from Karen Freeze in 2008.



Box 1

Folder 1 (1978-1979) Correspondence regarding requests for information to be used in preparation of an entry on the Czech immigrants in the United States for the HARVARD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN ETHNIC GROUPS. The requests are generally addressed to officers of various Czech American organizations.

Folder 2 (1970-1980) Materials documenting Czech American heritage and activities in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Included are fliers, brochures, postcards and also the following documents: Evaluation Summary Czech Ethnic Heritage Studies, Kirkwood Community College Curriculum Building, Ethnic Studies and the Community, 1975 A play in One Act by Theodore Hlubucek CZECH FAMILY SUNDAY DINNER

Folder 3 (n.d.) Miscellaneous materials pertaining to Czech Americans in Cleveland, Ohio; Berwyn, Illinois; Wilber, Nebraska; Texas.

Folder 4 Photocopied articles on Czech immigration by others

Folders 5-8 Photocopied statistical information pertaining to immigration from the Czech lands. Various sources including INS records.

Box 2

Pamphlets, event programs and organizational brochures.

Oversize Box 1

Statistical data regarding Czech immigration to the United States.


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The Freeze, Karen Papers, Czech / Bohemian American Collection, IHRC Archives, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Immigration issues
Community life
College teachers


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