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Slovensko Podporno Drustvo "Sv. Barbara," Forest City, Pennsylvania, Records

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

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Creator: Slovensko Podporno Drustvo "Sv. Barbara" (Slovene Benefit Society "St. Barbara") (Forest City, Pa.).
Dates: 1904-1917
Abstract: Records (1904-1917) of Slovensko Podporno Drustvo "Sv. Barbara" (Slovene Benefit Society "St. Barbara")(Forest City, Pennsylvania) consist of minutes. The organization was a smaller benefit society organized by coal miners and other coal field workers in western and central Pennsylvania."Saint Barbara" locals were common among Slovene coal miners at this time. The society appears to have merged with the Slovene National Benefit Society after 1917.
Quantity: 2 lin.in.
Language: In Slovenian.
Collection ID: IHRC2448

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The Slovenska Podporno Drustro "Sv. Barbara", Forest City, PA Records, Slovene American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Slovene Americans--Pennsylvania--Forest City--Societies, etc.
Coal miners--Pennsylvania--Forest City.
Friendly societies--Pennsylvania--Forest City.

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