|Creator:||Rypka, Zdenka, 1894-1975.|
|Abstract:||Papers (1863-1953) of Zdenka Rypka (1894-1975) include clippings; correspondence; diaries; notebooks; photograph albums; photographs and scrapbooks. Notebooks include her poems. Collection also includes her handwritten transcriptions of Czech folk songs, and published programs and other material from Czech home talent associations such as Vzdelávací odbor Západní Co-Bratrská Jednota (1939 and 1942).|
|Quantity:||1 linear ft.|
|Language:||In Czech and English.|
Zdenka K. (Sojka) Rypka (1894-1975), was born in Washington, Iowa. In 1913 she graduated from John Marshall High School in Chicago, Ill., and became a teacher in the area of Osage and St. Ansgar, Iowa, later moving to Owatonna, Minnesota. During the l920's, Zdenka was active in the Western Fraternal Life Association (Zapadni Cesko-Bratrska Jednota) and was involved in Czech home talent plays. During the 1930's, she was active as a 4-H Club Leader.
The Rypka, Zdenka collection is available for public research.
The Rypka, Zdenka collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Rypka, Zdenka Papers, Czech/Bohemian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
|Folk songs, Czech.|
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