A collection of digital items from the archive and library of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (NCSML). Items include newsletters, photographs, personal documents, and other ephemera from the physical collection.

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Gene Deitch


Gene Deitch was born in Chicago in 1924 to Ruth Delson Deitch and Joseph Deitch, a salesman. The Deitch family moved to California after the stock…

Peter Bisek


Peter Bisek was born in Prague in 1941 and grew up in the Braník district of the city. His father was a civil engineer and his mother, who had studied…

Zuzana Lanc


Zuzana Lanc was was born in Liptovský Mikuláš in central Slovakia and grew up in the nearby village of Liptovské Sliače. She and her twin sister,…

Zelmira Zivny


Zelmira Zivny was born in the village of Blšany in 1937. Zelmira’s mother grew up in Komárno on the Slovak-Hungarian border and had met Zelmira’s…