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Kranjsko-Slovenska Katoliska Jednota (Grand Carnolian Slovenian Catholic Union), Records

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Descriptive summary

Creator: Kranjsko-Slovenska Katoliska Jednota (Grand Carnolian Slovenian Catholic Union).
Dates: 1894-1924
Abstract: Records (1894-1924) of Kranjsko-Slovenska Katoliska Jednota (Grand Carnolian Slovenian Catholic Union) consist of Board of Directors' minutes (1894-1895) and a 30th anniversary publication (1924).
Quantity: 1 linear in.
Language: In Slovenian.
Collection ID: IHRC1279

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The American Slovenian Catholic Union, a Catholic fraternal insurance organization (formerly the Grand Carnolian Slovenian Catholic Union--Krynsko-Slovenska Katoliska Jednota) was founded in 1894. It has approximately 44,000 members in 154 locals from 20 states, and is headquartered in Joliet (Illinois). In addition to providing insurance benefits, the Union grants college and religious vocation scholarships, and promotes cultural activities to preserve Slovenian heritage.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


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The Kranjsko-Slovenska Katoliska Jednota (Grand Carnolian Slovenian Catholic Union) collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Kranjsko-Slovenska Katoliska Jednota (Grand Carnolian Slovenian Catholic Union) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Kranjsko-Slovenska Katoliska Jednota (Grand Carnolian Slovenian Catholic Union) Records, Slovene American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Slovene Americans--Societies, etc.
Slovene Americans--Illinois--Joliet.
Insurance, Fraternal.

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