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Slavic Workers’ Benefit Federation (Slovenska Delavska Podporna Zveza), Records

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Slovanska Delavska Podporna Zveza (Slavic Workers' Benefit Federation) (Conemaugh, Pa.).
Dates: 1908-1918
Abstract: Records (1908-1918) of the Slovenska Delavska Podporna Zveza (Slavic Workers' Benefit Federation (Conemaugh, Pennsylvania) consist of minutes of meetings of the organizational leadership.
Quantity: 3 linear in.
Language: In Slovenian.
Collection ID: IHRC2422

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Slovanska Delavska Podporna Zveza was organized in 1908 in Conemaugh, Pennsylvania. It was a fraternal insurance organization created to meet the needs of Slavic workers in the coal fields, and iron and steel industries in Pennsylvania and surrounding areas.The organization attempted to serve political as well as economic needs of its members. It cooperated with other Slavic organizations, especially Jugosovanska Socialisticna Zveza and Slovenska Narodna Podporna Jednota; it merged with the latter in 1918.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Slavic Workers’ Benefit Federation (Slovenska Delavska Podporna Zveza) collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Slavic Workers’ Benefit Federation (Slovenska Delavska Podporna Zveza) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Slavic Workers’ Benefit Federation (Slovenska Delavska Podporna Zveza) Records, Slovene American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Slovene Americans--Societies, etc.
Insurance, fraternal--Pennsylvania--Conemaugh.
Slovene Americans--Pennsylvania--Conemaugh.

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