For your Czech genealogy enjoyment today we, at Onward To Our Past, are pleased to bring you newest exclusive English translation from the genealogical goldmine that is Amerikán Národní Kalendář.
This translation continues our efforts to translate the Tables of Contents from each surviving edition of the 80-year run of this annual journal.
The following is the Table of Contents from Volume XVIII for the year of 1894.
We know you will enjoy the listings and the images we have included from this edition.
Amerikán Národní Kalendář
The Contents of this Almanac.
“Title Picture: Members of the National Committee in the 3rd Convention Held in Chicago, Illinois, on 6, 7, and 8 July 1893.
Second Title Picture: In the Memory of the Bohemian Day at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair on 12 August 1893.
Annual Calendar. – This Year’s Signs and Numbers. – Moveable Feasts. – Overview of 1893. – Dates of Lent. – Eclipses of Sun and Moon 3
Monthly Tables with Both Roman Catholic and Evangelical Names, as well as Sheets for Noting Household Income and Expenses, Phenomena in the Sky, Jewish Calendar, and Adages 4
List of Names 28
Postage Rates 30
Tables for Working Out Interest 31
Table of Wages Based on 10-Hour-Day’s Wage 32
Captain Altham’s Promise. A short story from the times of the War of Independence. Written by Josef Jiří Král based on the notes of the Althams family 33
A Wish. A poem by Eliška Krásnohorská. 52
Marigold. A short story by Věnceslava Lužická 53
King Barley . A poem by Svatopluk Čech 70
For Profit and Glory. Written by Hugo Chotek 71
When I See You, My Lassie. A folk song with an illustration 96
For the Old Motherland. A short story from the Civil War. Written by Pavel Albieri. (With 10 illustrations.) 97
Happiness. A poem by J. J. Král 133
A Gallant Proposal. A picture by F. Roybet 134
By the Cross. Historical short story. Written for “Amerikán” almanac by Vlad. Křížek 135
Oh the Jolly Student Years. A Memoir in installments written for “Amerikán” almanac by Antonín Jurka 153
Work and the Woman Question. Musings of Věnceslava Lužická 157
Enough of Us. A poem by Svatopluk Čech 159
Billy Goat Rascal. A real-life warning to all yes-men. (With 5 illustrations.) 160
To Brighten Up Sad Moments. Anecdotes and jokes with 15 illustrations 161
Free Banking. Written for “Amerikán” almanac by Josef Buňata 171
Interesting Numbers 175
Unconstitutional Laws. Written by Josef Jiří Král 177
For Household and Farm 179
What Shall We Be Reading 187
Memoirs of Czech Settlers in America. (With 4 portraits.) 188
Bohemian Day at the Chicago World’s Fair. Written by J. Č. 196
Chicago World’s Fair. Written by Josef Jiří Král 204
Cleveland’s Cabinet. (With 8 portraits.) 206
Biographical Memories to Accompany this Almanac’s Portraits. (With 9 illustrations.) 208
Members of the National Committee in the 3rd Convention. To go with cover picture 214″
Tomorrow we will be bringing you a new translation so until then we wish you all success in your Czech genealogy and family history work!
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