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Bibliography on Czech Americans

Large database of books and articles on Czech Americans. Compiled by Mr. Mila Rechcigl

CZECH AMERICANS:

A Selective Bibliography in English

© 2010 by Miloslav Rechcigl, Jr.

 

GENERAL OUTLINE

 

I. General

a. Bibliographies

b. Archival Materials

c. Historiography

d. Biographical Compendia

II. History

a. General Surveys

b. Early History

c. Regional and Local History

d. Historical Places

III. Language

IV. Religion

V. The Society

VI. Public Life

VII. Cultural Life

VIII. Relations with the Old Homeland

 

SELECTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Bibliographies

Jerabek, Esther, Czechs and Slovaks in North America: A Bibliography. New York: SVU, 1976. 448p.

Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "A Classified Guide to Bibliographies Relating to Czech, Slovak, and Ruthenian Immigrants in America," Kosmas 7 (1988), pp. 189-212.

Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "Czechs, Slovaks and Ruthenians in the U.S.: A Selective Bibliography," Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 10, No. 1 (Summer 1991), pp. 83-132.

George J. Kovtun, A Czech and Slovak History. An American Bibliography, Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1996. 481p.

Rechcigl, Miloslav, Jr., “Rechcigl’s Writings Relating to Czechoslovak America,” in: Czechs and Slovaks in America. By Miloslav Rechcigl, Jr. Boulder, CO: East European Monographs, 2005, pp. 307-314.

Rechcigl, Miloslav, Jr., “Publications of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU): Formative Years and Bibliography,” Kosmas 20, No. 1 (Fall 2006), pp.83-102.

 


Archival Materials

Czech and Slovak American Archival Materials and their Presentation. Proceedings of the Working Conference, held at the Czech and Slovak Embassies in Washington, DC on November 22-23, 2003. Edited by Miloslav Rechcigl, Jr. Prague: Prague Edition Ltd., 2004. 166 p.

Rechcigl, Miloslav, Jr., Czechoslovak American Archivalia. Olomouc - Ostrava: Palacky University, 2004. 2 vols. 206 p., 368 p.

Historiography

Polišenský, Josef V., "Problems of Studying the History of Czech Mass Emigration to the Americas." In: Emigration from Northern, Central, and Southern Europe: Theoretical and Methodological Principles of Research. International Symposium. Krakow: Jagiellonian University, 1984, pp. 185-94.

Bicha, Karel. D., "Czech-American Historiography: 1964-1987." Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 9, No. 1 /2 (Summer/Winter 1990), pp. 144-50.

Opatrny, Josef, "Problems in the History of Czech Immigration to America in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century." Nebraska History 74, No. 3 and 4 (Fall/Winter 1993), pp. 120-29.

Rechcigl, Miloslav, Jr., “Czech and Slovak American Historiography. Kosmas 24, No. 1 (Fall 2010), pp. 83-124.

Dissertations

Hewitt, William P., The Czechs in Texas: A Study of the Immigration and the Development of Czech Ethnicity 1850-1920. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Texas at Austin, 1970.

Henzl, Vera, Cultivation and Maintenance of Literary Czech by American Speakers. Ph.D. Dissertation, Stanford University, 1975..

Dutkova-Cope, Lida, Texas Czech. An Ethnolinguistic Study. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Arizona at Tucson, 1998. 

Chroust, Daniel Zdenek, Bohemian Voice: Contention, Brotherhood and Journalism among Czech People in America, 1860-1910. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, 2009.

Biographical Compendia

Droba, Daniel D., Czech and Slovak Leaders in Metropolitan Chicago. Chicago: The Slavonic Club of the University of Chicago, 1934. 307p.

Morkovsky, Alois J., in. Short Biographies of Czech and Other Priests in Texas. Hallettsville, TX: The Author, 1982. 183p.

Rechcigl, Eva and Miloslav Rechcigl Jr., SVU Directory. History, Organization and Biographies of Members. Washington, DC: SVU Press, 1992. 390p.

Rechcigl, Miloslav, Jr., Eva Rechcigl and Jiri Eichler, SVU Directory. 8th ed. Organization, Activities and Biographies of Members. Washington, DC: SVU Press, 2003. 368p.

Rechcigl, Miloslav, Jr. Deceased Members of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU). Washington, DC: SVU Press, 2009. 71p.

Czech Immigrants to the United States: Miloš Forman, Anton Čermák, Madeleine Albright, Mila Rechcigl, Jan Matulka, Charles Fried. Memphis, TB: Books LLC, 2010. 109p.

General Surveys

Čapek, Thomas, TheČechs (Bohemians) in America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1920. 293p. Reprinted New York: Arno Press, 1969.

Habenicht, Jan, History of Czechs in America. St. Paul, MN: Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International, 1996. 581p.

Miller, Kenneth D., The Czecho-Slovaks in America. New York: George H. Doran, 1922.

192p.

Panorama: A Historical Review of Czechs and Slovaks in the United States. Cicero, IL: Czechoslovak National Council of America, 1971. 328p.


Láska, Věra, The Czechs in America 1633-1977: A Chronology and Fact Book. Dobbs Ferry: Oceana Publications, 1978. 152p.

Freeze, Karen Johnson, "Czechs," Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1980, pp. 261-72.

Chada, Joseph, The Czechs in the United States. New York: SVU Press, 1981. 292 p.

Solle, Zdeněk. "Czech Political Refugees in the United States during the Nineteenth Century." Nebraska History 74, No. 3-4 (Fall/Winter 1993), pp. 142-49.

Korytová-Margstadt, Štěpánka, To Reap a Bountiful Harvest: Czech Immigration Beyond the Mississippi, 1850-1900. Iowa City: Rudi Publications, 1993. 179p.

Rechcigl, Miloslav, Jr. Czechs and Slovaks in America. Surveys, Essays, Reflections and Personal Insights Relating to the History and the Contributions of Czech and Slovak Immigrants in America and their Descendants. Boulder, CO: East European Monographs, 2005. Distributed by Columbia University Press, New York. 317p.

Early History

Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "Augustine Herman Bohemiensis." Kosmas. Journal of Czechoslovak and Central European Studies 3, No. 1 (Summer 1984), pp. 139-48.

Gressi, Gary C., "Joachim Gans of Prague. America=s First Jewish Visitor." Rev. Soc. Hist. Czechoslovak Jews 1 (1987), pp. 53-90.

Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "In the Footprints of the First Czech Immigrants in America," Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 9 (1990), pp. 75-90.

Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "Early Jewish Immigrants in America from the Czech Historic Lands and Slovakia," Rev. Soc. Hist. Czechoslovak Jews 3 (1990-91), pp. 157-79.

Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "Bohemian and Moravian Pioneers in Colonial America": in: Czech-Americans in Transition. Edited by Clinton Machann. Austin, TX: Eakin Press, 1999, pp. 18-27.

Rechcigl, Miloslav, Jr., Pursuing the Bohemian Identity of Martinus Hermanzen Hoffman. Early Settler in the 17th Century New Amsterdam: Fact, Legend or Hoax?” Kosmas 22, No. 2 (Spring 2009), pp.89-97.

Regional and Local Histories

Illinois – Zeman, Josefa Humpal, “The Bohemian People of Chicago,” in: Hull House Maps and Papers. Edited by Jane Adams.  New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1895; reprint, New York: Arno Press, 1970, pp. 115-128.

Illinois - Reichman, John J., Czechoslovaks of Chicago. Chicago: Czechoslovak Historical Society of Chicago, 1937. 112p.

Iowa - Griffith, Martha E., The History of Czechs in Cedar Rapids. Vol.1. 1852-1942. Reprinted from Iowa J. History and Politics, vol. 42 (1944). Cedar Rapids: Czech Heritage Foundation, 1972. 96 p.; Vol. II 1942-1982. 1982. 111p.

Iowa - Klimesh, Cyril A., They Came to This Place. A History of Spillville, Iowa and its Czech Settlers. Sebastopol, CA: Methodius Press, 1983. 239p.

Kansas - Swehla, Francis J., "The Bohemians in Central Kansas," Kansas State Historical Society Collections 13 (1913-14), pp.469-512.


Louisiana - Hlavac, James, Hidden Impact. The Czechs and Slovaks in Louisiana from the 1720s to Today. New York: iUniverse, Inc., 2006. 409p.

Maryland - Slezak, Eva, “Czechs in Maryland before 1900,” Maryland Genealogical Soc. Bull. 21, No. 1 (Winter 1980), pp. 18-26.

Maryland - Slezak, Eva, “Baltimore’s Czech Community: The Early Years,” Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 9, No. ½ (Summer-Winter 1990), pp.103-114.

Minnesota - New Prague, Minnesota. Brief Sketches of the History, Resources Advantages and Business Men. New Prague, MN: The New Prague Times, 1895. 72p.

Minnesota - Chrislock, C. Winston, "The Czechs," in They Chose Minnesota: A Survey of the State's Ethnic Groups. Ed. June Drenning Holmquist. St Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1981. pp. 331-51.

Minnesota - Rippley, La Vern J. and Robert J. Paulson. German-Bohemians. The Quiet Immigrants. Northfield, MN: St. Olaf College Press, 1995. 279p.

Missouri - History of the Czechs in Missouri 1845 to 1904. St. Louis: St. Louis Genealogical Society, 1988. 71p.

Nebraska - Rosicky, Rose, A History of Czechs (Bohemians) in Nebraska. Omaha: Czech Historical Society of Nebraska, 1929. 492 p. Reprinted by Whipporwill Publications (1987).

Nebraska - "The Czech-American Experience," Nebraska History 74, No. 3&4 (Fall/Winter 1993), pp. 101-203.

New York -Čapek, Thomas, The Czech (Bohemian) Community of New York. New York: America's Making, 1921. 93p.

New York - A History of Bohemia, Long Island. Sayville, Long Island, NY: Weeks & Reichel Printing, 1955. 80p.

North Dakota - Schmirler, A. A. A., Wagon Migration. Veseleyville, D.T 1880-1881.Grafton: Associated Printers, 1981. 242p.

North Dakota - Pisek. The First Century: A History of Pisek, ND and Its People. Grafton: Associated Printers, 1982. 326p.

Ohio - Ledbetter, Eleanor E., The Czechs of Cleveland. Cleveland: Mayor's Advisory War Committee, 1919. 40p.

Oklahoma - Bicha, Karel D., The Czechs in Oklahoma. Norman: University of Oklahoma, 1980. 81 p.

South Dakota - Dvorak, Joseph A., Memorial Book History of the Czechs in the State of South Dakota. Tabor, SD: The Czech Heritage Preservation Society, 1980. 189p.

South Dakota B Rau, John E., "Czechs in South Dakota" in: To Build a New Land: Ethnic Landscapes in North America. Ed. by Allen G. Noble. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992, pp. 185-306.

Texas - Maresh, H. B. and Estelle Hudson, Czech Pioneers of the Southwest. Dallas: South-West Press, 1934. 418 p. Reprinted Houston, TX: Western Lithograph, 1996.

Texas - The Czechs in Texas. Papers from The Czechs in Texas: A Symposium. Edited by Clinton Machann. Temple, TX: Texas A&M University, 1979. 184p.

Texas - Machann, Clinton and James W. Mendl, Krasna Amerika. A Study of the Texas Czechs 1851-1939. Austin: Eakin Press, 1983. 280 p.


Texas - Czech Voices . Stories from Texas in the Amerikan Narodni Kalendar. Translated and edited by Clinton Machann and James W. Mendl, Jr. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1991. 147p.

Texas - Texas. The Remote and Near Country. Trojanovice, Czech Republic: Obec Trojanoivice, 1997. 80p.

Texas - Strnadel, Drahomir, Emigration to Texas from the Mistek District between 1856 and 1900.Victoria, TX: The Czech Heritage Society of Texas, 1996. 208 p.

Texas - Gallup, Sean N., Journeys into Czech-Moravian Texas. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 1998. 148p. 109 color photos.

Texas B Czech Heritage Society of Texas, Texas Veterans of Czech Ancestry. Austin: Eakin Press, 1999. 328p.

Texas B Konecny, Lawrence H. and Clinton Machann, Perilous Voyages: Czech and English Immigrants in Texas in the 1870s. College Station: Texas A&M University, 2004. 183p.

Texas – Rechcigl, Miloslav, Jr.,” The Lone Star State of ‘Moravci” in the Formative Years,” Kosmas 23, No. 1 (Fall 2009), pp.42-63.

Wisconsin - Bicha, Karel D., "The Czechs in Wisconsin History," Wisconsin Magazin of History 55, No. 3 (1972), pp. 194-203.

Historical Places

Rechcigl, Miloslav, Jr., Czech-American Historic Sites, Monuments, and Memorials. Olomouc-Ostrava: Palacký University, 2004. 142p.

Language

Eckert, Eva, "First-Generation American Czech: A Sociolinguistic Survey," Language Problems and Language Planning 12 (1988), pp. 96-109.

Saskova-Pierce, Mila, "Czech Language Maintenance in Nebraska," Nebraska History 74, No. 3-4 (Fall/Winter 1993), pp. 209-217.

Dutkova-Cope, Lida, “The Future of Czech in Texas: How Can You Learn Something if it’s not Offered to You?,” Kosmas 14, No. 2 (Spring 2001), pp. 80-104.

Dutkova-Cope, Lida, "The Language of Czech Moravians in Texas: Do You Know what >Parknu karu u hauza=Means" Southwest Journal of Linguistics 20, No. 2 (2001), pp. 51-84.

Dutkova-Cope, Lida, "Texas Czech: The Language of Texans Who Say they Speak >a Different Type of Czech=," Southwest Journal of Linguistics 20, No. 1 (2001), pp. 29-69.

Hannan, Kevin, Reflections on Assimilation and Language Death in Czech-Moravian Texas," Kosmas. Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 16, No. 2 (2003), pp. 110-132.

Hannan, Kevin, "From One Monolingualism to Another Ethnic Assimilation as a Product of Language Displacement in Czech-Moravian Texas," „eský lid 91, No. 3 (2004), pp. 235-252.


Religion

Vojta, Vaclav, Czechoslovak Baptists. Minneapolis: Czechoslovak Baptist Convention in America and Canada, 1941. 276p.

Kisch, Guido, In Search of Freedom: A History of American Jews from Czechoslovakia 1740-1948. London: E. Goldstone, 1949. 373p.

Cada, Joseph, Czech-American Catholics 1850-1920. Lisle, IL: Benedictine Abbey Press, 1964. 124p.

Christian Sisters Union, Unity of the Brethren in Texas 1855-1966. Taylor, TX: Unity of the Brethren, 1970. 178p.

Bicha, Karel D., "Settling Accounts with an Old Adversary: The Decatholization of Czech Immigrants in America," Social History/Histoire Sociale 4 (November 1972), pp. 45-60.

A History of the Czech-Moravian Catholic Communities of Texas. Translated and edited by Rev. V. A. Svrcek. Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1974. 220p.; 2nd printing 1983.

Barton, Josef J., "Religion and Cultural Change in Czech Immigrant Communities, 1850-1920," in Immigrants and Religion in Urban America. Eds. Randall M. Miller and Thomas D. Marzik. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1977, pp. 3-24.

Garver, Bruce M.,"Czech-American Free Thinkers on the Great Plains, 1871-1914" in Ethnicity on the Great Plains. Ed. Frederick Luebke. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1980, pp. 147-59.

Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "The Renewal and the Formation of the Moravian Church in America," Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 9 (1990), pp. 12-26.

Wingfield, Nancy M.,"Czechoslovak Jewish Immigration to the United States, 1938-1945," Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 11, No. 2 (Winter 1993), pp.38-48.

Garver, Bruce M., "Czech-American Protestants: A Minority within a Minority," Nebraska History 74, No. 3&4 (Fall/Winter 1993), pp.150-67.

Anderson, Timothy G., "Czech-Catholic Cemeteries in East-Central Texas: Material Culture and Ethnicity in Seven Rural Communities". Material Culture 25, No. 3 (Fall 1993), pp. 1-8.

S. E. Rosenbaum, Guido Kisch and Nathan Kravitz, A Voyage to America Ninety Years Ago. The Diary of a Bohemian Jew on his Historic Voyage from Hamburg to New York in 1847. San Bernardino, CA: Borgo Press, 1995. 120p.

Hahn, Fred, "Jews from the Bohemian Lands in the United States, 1848-1938" in: Great Britain, the United States, and the Bohemian Lands. Ed. by Eva Schmidt-Hartman and Stanley B. Winters. Munich: Collegium Carolinum, 1991, pp.31-45.

Wingfield, Nancy M., Czechoslovak Jewish Immigration to the United States, 1938-1945,” Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 11, No. 2 (Winter1993), pp. 38-49.

Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "Moravian Brethren from the Czechlands," Naše rodina (Our Family) 12, No. 4 (December 2000), pp. 154-59.

Perkins, Sharon, “Religious Pluralism among Czech Immigrants in Texas: Critiquing the Narrative of American Catholic History,” Kosmas 10, No. 2 (Spring 2006), pp.67-82.

The Society

Roucek, Joseph S., "Problems of Assimilation: A Study of Czechoslovaks in the United States," Sociology and Social Research 17 (September/October 1931), pp. 62-71.


Kutak, Robert I., The Story of a Bohemian-American Village. Louisville, KY: Standard Printing Co., 1933. Reprinted New York: Arno Press, 1970. 156p.

Lynch, Russell Ward, Czech Farmers in Oklahoma. Stillwater: Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1942. 119p.

Skrabanek, R. L., "Forms of Cooperation and Mutual Aid in a Czech-American Rural Community." Southwestern Social Science Quarterly 30, No. 3 (December 1949), pp. 83-88.

Skrabanek, R. L., "Social Life in a Czech-American Rural Community." Rural Sociology 15, No. 3 (September 1950), pp. 221-231.

Skrabanek, R. L., "The Influence of Cultural Backgrounds on Farming Practices in a Czech-American Rural Community." Southwestern Social Science Quarterly 31, No. 4 (March 1951), pp. 258-67.

Roucek, Joseph S.,"The American Czechs, Slovaks and Slavs in the Development of America's Climate of Opinion," in Czechoslovakia Past and Present. Vol. 1. Ed. Miloslav Rechcigl Jr. The Hague: Mouton, 1968, pp. 815-43.

Bicha, Karel D., "Community of Cooperation? The Case of the Czech-Americans." In Studies in Ethnicity: The East European Experience in America, edited by C. A. Ward, P. Shashko, and D. E. Pienkos, Boulder: East European Monographs, 1980, pp. 93-102. .

Schneirov, Richard Samuel, Free Thought and Socialism in the Czech Community in Chicago, 1875-1887,” in: Struggle a Hard Battle. Essay on Working Class Immigrants. Edited by Dirk Hoerder, DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 1986, pp.121-142.
Skrabanek, Robert L., We're Czechs. College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1988. 240 p.

Hannan, Kevin, "Ethnic Identity among the Czechs and Moravians of Texas," Journal of American Ethnic History 15 (Summer 1996), pp. 3-31.

Czech-Americans in Transition. Edited by Clinton Machann. Austin, TX: Eakin Press, 1999. 136 p.

Magstadtová, Štěpánka, “They Wished to Combine the Spirit of Bohemia  and America: Czech Women’s  Clubs in Chicago, 189-1940 – the Liberal ‘Progressive’ Type,” Kosmas, 19, No. 2 (Spring 2006), pp. 116-37.

Eckert, Eva, Stone on the Prairie: Czechs in Texas. Acculturation in Texas. Bloomington, IN: Slavica, 2006. 431p.

 

Public Life

Gottfried, Alex, Boss Cermak of Chicago: A Study of Political Leadership. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1962. 459p.

Boxerman, Barton Alan, "Adolph Joachim Sabath in Congress", J. Illinois State Historical Society 66 (1973), pp. 327-340, 428-443.

Láska, Věra, "Czechs and Slovaks," in America's Ethnic Politics. Eds. Joseph S. Roucek and Bernard Eisenberg. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1982, pp. 133-53.

Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., U.S. Legislators with Czechoslovak Roots from Colonial Times to Present: With Genealogical Lineages. Washington, DC: SVU Press, 1987. 65p.

Paper, Lewis J., Brandeis: An Intimate Biography of One of America's Truly Great Supreme Court Justices. Carol Publishing Corporation, 1987. 442p.

Chrislock, C. Winston, Charles Jonas 1840-1896: Czech National Liberal, Wisconsin Bourbon Democrat. Philadelphia: Balch IES Press, 1993. 216p.

Barnhart, William E., Eugene Schlickman and Bill Barnhart, Kerner: The Conflict of Intangible Tights. Urbana-Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1999. 406p.

Thomas Blood, Madam Secretary: Biography of Madeleine Albright. New York: St. Martin=s Press, 1999. 289 p.

Albright, Madeleine, Madam Secretary: A Memoir. New York: Miramax Books, 2003. 576p.


Cultural Life

Zizka, Ernest J., Czech Cultural Contributions. Chicago: Benedictine Abbey Press, 1942.

145p.

Lowenbach, Jan, "Czech Composers and Musicians in America," Musical Quarterly 29 (1943), pp. 313-28.

Dvornik, Francis, Czech Contributions to the Growth of the United States. Chicago: Benedictine Abbey Press, 1962. 109p.

Duben, Vojtech N., "Czech and Slovak Press Outside Czechoslovakia," in The Czechoslovak Contribution to World Culture. Ed. Miloslav Rechcigl Jr. Hague: Mouton, 1964 pp. 528-45.

Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr. and Jiri Nehnevajsa, "American Scholars and Scientists with Czechoslovak Roots - Some Key Characteristics," Journal of Washington Academy of Science 58 (1968), pp. 213-22.

Sturm, Rudolf, "Czech Literature in America," in Ethnic Literature since 1776. The Many Voices of America. Lubbock: Texas Technical University, 1978, pp. 161-73.

Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., Educators with Czechoslovak Roots: U.S. and Canadian Faculty Roster. Washington: SVU Press, 1980. 122p.

Bodnar, John, "Schooling and the Slavic American Family," in American Education and the European Immigrant: 1840-1940. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1982.

Papers from Czech Music in Texas: A Sesquicentennial Symposium. Edited by Clinton Machann. College Station, TX: Komensky Press, 1988. 182p.

Solle, Zdenek, "Vojtech Naprstek and His Era: Bohemia, the United States, and the Transmission of Cultures," East Central Europe 17, No. 1 (Spring 1990), pp. 1-30.

Hribal, C. J., Ed. The Boundaries of Twilight: Czecho-Slovak Writing from the New World. Minneapolis, MN: New Rivers Press, 1991.

Murphy, David, "Dramatic Expressions: Czech Theatre Curtains in Nebraska." Nebraska History 74, No. 3 and 4 (Fall / Winter 1993), pp. 168-82.

Nolte, Claire E., "Our Brothers Across the Ocean: The Czech Sokol in America to 1914." Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 11, No. 2 (Winter 1993), pp. 15-37.

Tibbets, John C., Ed., Dvorak in America, 1892-1895. Pompton Plains, NJ: Amadeus Press, 1993. 452p.

Czechoslovak-American Puppetry. Edited by Vít Hořejš. New York: GOH Productions/Seven Loaves, 1994. 80p.

Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "Czech Contributions to American Scientific and Technological Thought," Kosmas. Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 12, No. 1 (Summer 1996), pp. 81-99.

Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "In Moravian Footprints in America,: Ročenka. Yearbook of the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International 3 (1997-1998), pp. 35-43,

Rostinsky, Joseph N., "The Moravian Folk Song: The Best Means of Preserving Czech Culture in Texas," in: Czech-Americans in Transition. Edited by Clinton Machann. Austin, TX: Eakin Press, 1999, pp. 44-49.


Beckerman, Michael B., New Worlds of Dvorak: Searching in America for the Composer=s Inner Life. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1999. 200p.

Dutkova-Cope,Lida, "The Texas Czech Folk Music and Ethnic Identity,” Pragmatics 10, No. 1 (2000), pp 7-37.

Chroust, David, “Bohemian Voice: The Forgotten First Journal about the Czechs in English,” Kosmas 14, No. 2 (Spring 2001), pp.1-27.

Beckerman, Michael B., New Worlds of Dvorak: Searching in America for the Composer=s Inner Life. New York: W. W. Norton, 2003. 256p.

Jaklova, Alena, “Czech-American Periodicals.” Kosmas 17, No. 2 (Spring 2004), pp. 33-42.

Novak, John A., “The Czech Song in Texas: Style and Text,” Kosmas 17, No. 2 (Spring 2004), pp. 43-57.

Rechcigl, Miloslav, Jr., “Contributions of Moravians to America,” Kosmas 18, No. 2 (Spring 2005), pp.94-105.

Czech and Slovak Theatre Abroad. Vera Borkovec, Ed. Boulder, CO: East European Monographs, 2006. 128p.

Rechcigl, Miloslav, Jr. “SVU in the formative Years,” Kosmas 22, No. 1 (Fall 2008), pp. 87-99.

Rechcigl, Miloslav, Jr., On Behalf of their Homeland: Fifty Years of SVU. An Eyewitness Account of the History of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU). Boulder, CO: East European Monographs and New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. 668p. & illustrations.

Relations with the Old Homeland

Pergler, Charles, America in the Struggle for Czechoslovak Independence. Philadelphia: Dorrance & Co., 1926. 110p.

Jahelka, Joseph, "The Role of Chicago Czechs in the Struggle for Czechoslovak Independence". Journal of Illinois State Historical Society 31, No. 4 (December) 1938), pp. 381-410.

Mamatey, Victor S., The United States and East Central Europe, 1914-1918: A Study in Wilsonian Diplomacy and Propaganda. Princeton: Princeton University, Press, 1957. 431p.

Odložilík, Otakar, "The Czechs", in: O=Grady, Joseph P., Ed., The Immigrants=Influence on Wilson=s Peace Policies. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press, 1967, pp. 204-223.

Garver, Bruce,"Americans of Czech and Slovak Ancestry in the History of Czechoslovakia", Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 11, No. 2 (Winter 1993), pp.-14.

Raška, Francis D., “International Activities of the Council of Free Czechoslovakia,” Kosmas 21, No. 1 (Fall 2007), pp.45-69.