|Creator:||Union and League of Romanian Societies in America, Inc.|
|Abstract:||Records (1900-1958) of the Union and League of Romanian Societies in America, Inc. include correspondence of the Cleveland, Ohio, headquarters; minutes and financial books of various branches throughout the United States; and membership registers.|
|Quantity:||30 linear ft.|
|Language:||Mainly in Romanian; a few items in English.|
The Union and League was established as the result of a merger of two early Romanian American fraternal societies. In 1906 the "Vulturul" (Homestead, Pennsylvania), and the "Carpatina" (Cleveland, Ohio) the Consolidation Act of the Union of the Romanian Beneficial and Cultural societies. Initial resistance, especially by the League of Romanian Beneficial and Cultural Societies was overcome, and the organizations merged under the present name in 1928. These organizations played an important part in development of Romanian American churches, parochial schools, and press.
The Union and League of Romanian Societies in America, Inc. collection is available for public research.
The Union and League of Romanian Societies in America, Inc. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Union and League of Romanian Societies in America, Inc. Records, Romanian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
|Romanian Americans--Societies, etc.|
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