Today we complete our exclusive English translation of the 1878 article titled “The Biographies of Czech Editors in America” as originally published in the pages of Amerikán Národní Kalendář!

1878 Czech publications image from Capek

For the past weeks we have been publishing the biographies of the top, most popular, Czech editors in the United States in the late 1800s!

Not only did this article provide us with biographies of nine outstanding and popular Czech editors throughout the United States, but the introduction to the article also includes a highly valuable listing of the major Czech-American media at the time.  This can be of significant value to those working on their Czech genealogy and family history since it can give anyone leads to what newspapers and periodicals they may want to search and in which communities they were located.  It is a gold mine!

We know you will enjoy this article here, all together, in pdf!  Now you can read the entire article, which originally covered ten full pages in Amerikán Národní Kalendář in one place in pdf!


Amerikán Národní Kalendář
VOLUME: I, YEAR: 1878, Pages 118-127
Published by August Geringer, Chicago, Illinois
“The Biographies of Czech Editors in America”
Translated by Layne Pierce and Dr. Mila Saskova-Pierce
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All you need to do is allow your cursor hover over the first page of the document below.  Once you do that you will see a footer bar appear at the bottom of the page.  This footer bar will contain all the navigation aids you will need to read through each page of this great translation.


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