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SC1314BlazekCertificate1960.pdf
Certificate awarded to Christine Blazek for having completed six summers in acquiring a certain degree of proficiency and mastery of the Czech language by the Ústřední Matice Školská (Czech School Board), Cedar Rapids, IA, July 8, 1960

SC1314HradesinskaDiploma1923.pdf
Diploma awarded to Božena Hradešínská for attending Czech School in Cedar Rapids (Ústřední Matice Školské/Česko-Americké Matice Školské). Preprinted diploma; filled in by hand, May 27, 1923- Czech language

SC1314HayesNightSchool192401.jpg
Black and white photograph of Hayes Night School, 1924-1925 class, photograph by Flender’s Studio, 87 16th Ave, Cedar Rapids, IA

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Alex Vesely was born in Příbram, central Bohemia in 1966. His father was a foreman in a mine and his mother worked an office job. He remembers having a happy childhood, with his grandparents visiting often and spending vacations in a houseboat on the…

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Antonin Kratochvil was born in Lovosice in northern Bohemia in 1947. His father, Jaroslav, owned a photography studio there, while his mother, Bedřiška, stayed home to raise Antonin and his two older sisters. Following the Communist coup in 1948,…

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Barbara Reinfeld was born in Prague in 1935. Her father, Miloslav, was a journalist who had also worked as a parliamentary stenographer for the National Socialist (or Beneš) Party. Her mother, Zdislava, who studied in the United States for two years,…

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Brother Gabriel Balazovic was born Julián Balažovič in Dolná Krupá, Slovakia, in 1949. His father worked as a forest ranger and then in a facility for the mentally ill, while his mother stayed at home and raised Julián and his six siblings. Upon…

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Dagmar Kostal was born in Klatovy (in southwestern Bohemia) in 1925 and grew up in nearby Sušice. Her parents, Karel and Marie, owned a bakery in town. Dagmar attended elementary school in Sušice, but after fifth grade was sent to a school in…

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Elena Brlit was born in Pohorelská Maša in 1964 and grew up in the small village in central Slovakia with her parents, younger brother and younger sister. Elena’s mother, Anna, stayed home while her children were growing up and later worked in the…

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Elizabeth Rajec was born in Bratislava in 1931. She grew up in the center of the city where her parents, Vavrinec and Theresa, owned a tailoring business. She also lived with her two brothers, one sister and grandmother. Due to her diverse background…
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