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Volume 10 Number 4 December 1998 Theme: Birth and Baptismal Records
  • Archdiocesan Baptismal Research in the U.S.
  • Multi-year Membership Discount
  • Examining Ancestral Baptismal Records
  • Czech America in the Struggle for Independent Czechoslovakia
  • Lezaky, A History Not Forgotten
  • New Czech Passenger Lists Available
  • Using State Records for Searching Births
  • Reminiscences About Life in New York City
  • Surname Index Volume VII Available
  • Visiting Valaskovce, My Ancestral Village in Eastern Slovakia
  • Sneak-A-Peak at Lincoln Conference
  • Florida Symposium Program
Volume 10 Number 3 September 1998 Theme: Slovaks in Pennsylvania
  • A Guide to Slovak Genealogy Resources in Eastern Pennsylvania
  • Pioneer Certificates Awarded
  • Retracing the Steps of Jan Hus
  • The Slovaks of South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: A Brief History
  • Novy Hrozenkov will Celebrate
  • Slate of Candidates for Election
  • From Coal Mines and Steel Mills to Farming
  • The Slovaks of Patton, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
  • Slovaks of Luzeme County, PA
  • Genealogical sources in Bohemia VI
  • A Saint from Bohemia: The Ancestry of St. John Nepomuk Neumann
Volume 10 Number 2 June 1998 Theme: Folk Festivals
  • Moravia’s Festivals – Archaic to Modern
  • Experiences in Attending Czech and Slovak Festivals
  • Presov: Overlooked Keeper of Historical Treasures
  • History of Czech Heritage Festival in Libuse, Louisiana
  • Pioneer Certificates Awarded
  • Festivals in Slovakia – Folk to Ghost
  • The Jewish Community of Sobedruhy
  • Austrian Military Recruits and Their Records
  • Position Open on Executive Committee and Board
  • American Czechoslovak Social Club of North Miami
Volume 10 Number 1 March 1998 Theme: 10th Anniversary Issue
  • A Decade of Volunteerism: 1988-1998, CGSI Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
  • Newly Found Relatives Through Phone Directories
  • German-Bohemian Research Assistance
  • A Ten Year Chronology of CGSI History
  • Special Colored Pictorial History
  • Part 2: List of Jews Deported From Velke Mezirici to Concentration Camps and Prisons in the years 1940-1942
  • Pioneer Certificates Awarded
  • How to Put Together a Traditional Easter Basket
  • Visiting Hertnik, Slovakia
Volume 9 Number 4 December 1997 Theme: Potpourri
  • Reflections on 1997 Genealogical/Cultural Conference
  • A Ruthenian Christmas
  • My Maiden Journey to Slovakia
  • Novy Hrozenkov
  • Genealogical Sources in Bohemia – Part V
  • Slovak Personalities in the National Cemetery Martin, Slovakia
  • List of Jews Who were deported from Velke Mezirici to Concentration Camps and Prisons in the Years 1940-1942
  • Kosmas Czechoslovak and Central European Journal
  • Two Hundred Years of Cleveland History
  • Pioneer Certificates Awarded
  • CGSI Announces an Increase in Charges for Certificates
  • Membership Dues Increase January 1
  • 1997 Conference Sessions – Audio Tape Order Form
Volume 9 Number 3 September 1997 Theme: U.S. Research Centers
  • A Guide to Using U.S. Research Centers
  • Bozena Nemcova (+1862 Prague)
  • Komarno is the most Hungarian of Slovak Cities
  • Chod Families – Make Trek Across Europe to America
  • Detailed Maps of Slovakia now Available
  • Help Requested for Chapter of New Czech/Slovak
  • Genealogy Guide Book Genealogical Sources in Bohemia – Part IV
  • The Librarian’s Shelf
  • The Jewish Community in Velke Mezirici
  • Czech Pioneers in Wisconsin
Volume 9 Number 2 June 1997 Theme: Architecture
  • Zudr – A Special Item of Hana Folk Architecture
  • Mlada Boleslav is Looking for Its People
  • Slovak Folk Architecture
  • Midwifery in the 18th Century
  • Pride and Preservation: Prague’s Artisans Restore the City’s Monuments
  • Bohemian Porcelain Production
  • Searching Slovak Heritage
  • Appearing in Court: Records Found in Courthouses
  • The Groom, a Tailor, Sewed His Bride’s Wedding Dress
  • Epilogue: A Youthful Quest Continued
  • Stories of Jewish Cemeteries – Podmokly Springs
  • Our Fellow Countrymen in Space
  • Folk Artist at Work Today
Volume 9 Number 1 March 1997 Theme: Occupations/Trades
  • The Difficulty of Defining Occupations: Changes in the Meaning of Early Czech Words Describing Trades
  • Library Collection Research Policy
  • Are you interested in South Bohemia?
  • The History of Millcraft in Bohemia
  • Kutna Hora and its Mining History
  • The Trebon Jewish Cemetery is Reviving
  • The New Archives Building in Olomouc
  • Czech American Tradesmen-Masters of Their Profession
  • Naturalization Records: More Than a Record of Citizenship
  • The First Pennsylvania Settler from the Czechlands
Volume 8 Number 4 December 1996 Theme: Hobbies/Interests
  • Slovak Surnames: What They Can Tell A Family Historian
  • Genealogical Sources In Bohemia
  • Alien Registration And Declaration Of Holdings
  • The Moravian Town Of Znojmo
  • Czech Texans To Get New Center
  • Euchre: A card game which might be used to encourage an interest in genealogy
  • The Lost Community Of Bohemia Hill
  • My Grandpa Taught Me Mushroom Hunting
  • CGSI announces the awarding of Family Certificate No. 6 to Robert Gwinn Schaaf
  • Cemeteries with Completed Transcriptions of Tombstones’ Inscriptions
  • CGSI Family History Collection
Volume 8 Number 3 September 1996 Theme: Cemeteries
  • A Cemetery by any Other Name
  • Slovak Cemeteries – Valuable Open Air Databases
  • Czech Victims of the Eastland Catastrophe of June 24, 1915 (last names from M-Z)
  • The Bohemian National Cemetery in Chicago
  • CGSI Announces the Awarding of Additional Certificates
  • The First American Settler from Slovakia
  • Roots of Instrumental Folk Music
  • Pearls and Curiosities from Slovak Cemeteries
  • A Cemetery in the Slovak Press
  • The Crosses of Andera
  • Prague’s Jewish Cemeteries
  • The Cemetery of Moravska Trebova
  • The Role of Cemeteries in Your Genealogical Quest Thru the Republics
Volume 8 Number 2 June 1996 Theme: Music
  • Slovakia’s Unique Fujara
  • Making the Most of the Census
  • The Czech Brass Bands of Kewaunee County, Wisconsin
  • The Folk, “Old time” Music of German-Bohemians
  • Old Time Music of Bohemian American Concertina Association
  • A Short History of Trojanovice from its Origin up to the Year 1900
  • Book Review: The Kuklis and Oliva Family in Bohemia
  • What’s In A Name: The Importance of Having Correct Town Spellings
  • The First Czech in Chicago
  • Chronological Order of the Foundation of Slovak Parishes in the Diocese of Scranton, PA
  • Looking for Traces of Antonin Dvorak
  • History of Music in Silver Lake (Minnesota)
  • Famous Composers from the Czech Lands
Volume 8 Number 1 March 1996 Theme: Education
  • An Introduction to the Theme of This Issue: Education in the Czechoslovak Region
  • Jan Amos Komensky: Moravian Philosopher, Theologian and Educator
  • Czech Victims of the Eastland Catastrophe of June 24, 1915 (last names from A-L)
  • The Pinnacle of Networking Success
  • The Contributions of Maria Theresa to Education in Czechoslovakia
  • School Days in Old Bohemia
  • Northeast Bohemia Project Update
  • CGSI Certificate Number 1 is Presented to Lucille Radtke Micka
  • The First Czech Colonist in Kansas: A Great Cattle Breeder and Other Czech Pioneers
  • Two Experiences with Education in the Early Years of the Twentieth Century
  • Questions and Answers about Education in Slovakia and the Czech Republic
  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Czech and Slovak Fonts, But Were Afraid to Ask
  • The Sorbs (Wends): The Smallest Slavonic Nation
  • The Librarian’s Shelf
Volume 7 Number 4 December 1995 Theme: Newspapers/Periodicals
  • Newspapers and Periodicals: Tracing Our Immigrants and Their Lives
  • Czech and Slovak Press in America
  • Texas Nestor – Alois J. Kallus
  • For Your Slovak Itinerary: Martin
  • The Slovaks of Chicago Slovak Newspapers and Periodicals Published in the U.S. 1930
  • 1995 Conference Book and Audio Tapes Available
  • Catastrophe on the Chicago River (Part I)
  • An Update on Pioneer and Century Certificates
  • Archivex Praha
  • Lives of the Oldest Settlers in the Kewaunee Area
  • Czechs In the American Civil War
  • Obituary of a former Civil War Soldier from Minnesota
  • Recollections of Antonin Aksamit (from Amerikan narodni kalendar)
  • The Librarian’s Shelf
  • Minnesota Genealogical Society Launches 21st Century Campaign
  • The Christmas Carp
  • Christmas Customs
  • Northeast Bohemia Project
  • Chicago 1995 (Conference recap)
Volume 7 Number 3 September 1995 Theme: Arts and Crafts
  • Kraslice: Czech Egg Decorating
  • Art For All Time (on Sidonka Wadina Lee, master Wheat Weaver)
  • A Visit to Two Bohemian Glassworks
  • Genealogical Sources in Bohemia: Part I and II
  • History of Lace
  • Emigrants to America Please Take Notice
  • Tourist Maps and Genealogy
  • Announcing the Availability of Pioneer and Century Certificates
Volume 7 Number 2 June 1995 Theme: Religion
  • A Brief Look at our Religious Roots
  • Correspondence Works
  • Librarian’s Shelf (Inaugural column)
  • Slovak Churches in America
  • The Parish Church as a Treasure Trove of Information
  • Cook’s Corner
  • The Widespread Influence of One Small Lutheran Church in One Small Village in Slovakia
  • The Oldest Bible in Czech
  • The Denni Hlasatel (Daily Herald in Chicago)
  • Welcome to Velke Mezirici
  • All Roads Lead to Countryside
  • The Moravian Church
  • Czech and Slovak Roman Catholic Churches in Chicago
  • St. Jan Nepomuk, First Czech Catholic Church in America
  • The History of SS. Peter and Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Searching for Military Records Made Simple
  • Climbing the Family Tree in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
Volume 7 Number 1 March 1995 Theme: Folk Dress
  • Folk Dress of Our Ancestors
  • CGSI 5th Genealogical/Cultural Conference (Chicago, IL)
  • What’s in a Name? To Czechs and Slovaks, Name Days are as Important as Birthdays
  • Ceremonial Cloths of Slovakia and Moravia: How Village Women Celebrated Life’s Passages
  • Mushrooms Cloud Over Moravia
  • Mlada Boleslav, Bohemia
  • The Czechoslovak Volunteers
  • Speaking of Computers . . .
  • St. Paul Czechoslovak Folk Dancers
Volume 6 Number 4 December 1994 Theme: Ancient History
  • In Search of the Lost Tribes: The Ancient Peoples of the Czech and Slovak Lands
  • Czech Christmas Customs in 1994
  • Christmas Carp is Czech Classic
  • An Invitation to Learn about the Celts
  • Slovak Christmas Traditions
  • Mikulcice (an ancient town in Moravia)
  • A Glimpse Back at the 4th CGSI Genealogical/ Cultural Conference (Green Bay, WI)
  • Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish
  • Surnames of Czech Immigrants in the USA
  • CSPS Hall in La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Speaking of Computers . .
Volume 6 Number 3 September 1994 Theme: Fraternal Societies
  • History of the Western Fraternal Life Association (WFLA)
  • Rye Bread: A Hearty Basket
  • CSA Fraternal Life – A Brief History
  • Liver for Lovers: A Czech Favorite
  • One in a Million Computer Contact Locates Czech Relatives
  • What is the Jednota?
  • Zivena – Beginnings and Early History
  • A Mirror of Moravian History
  • East Bernard (Texas) Czech Singers
  • Catholic Workman
  • The National Slovak Society
  • Czech Texans: A Vanishing Breed is at Home on the Range
  • Slovak Catholic Sokol
  • Slovak Geography: Simple as ABC
  • Czech Catholic Union
  • Slavonic Benevolent Society of the State of Texas (SPJST)
  • Speaking of Computers . . .
  • List of ZCBJ Lodges from 1897-1901
  • Border People: The Bohmisch (German-Bohemians) in America
Volume 6 Number 2 June 1994 Theme: Language
  • Now About the Language
  • Resources for Learning Foreign Languages
  • Slovak and Czech Languages
  • Pack Them in to Green Bay: 4th Genealogical/Cultural Conference
  • Czech Names in American Records
  • Translations of Male and Female Czech Names
  • The Czech Alphabet
  • A Little Humor Helps to Learn Czech
  • A Youthful Quest Fulfilled (locating a German-Bohemian village)
  • I Found the House (locating a south Bohemian home)
  • German Dialects of Bohemia and Moravia-Silesia
  • Spillville Celebrates the Bily Brothers
  • Speaking of Computers . .
Volume 6 Number 1 March 1994 Theme: Immigration
  • Why They Came
  • Migration Patterns of Czechs and Moravians into and out of Nebraska
  • Where to Find a New Home?
  • Slovak Emigration and America’s Immigrants
  • Radio Slovakia Calling
  • Galveston’s Missing Passenger Lists
  • They Came Very Far From the East: The Czech Settlers of Knox County, Nebraska
  • Doing Genealogical Research at the State Regional Archive in Trebon
  • Speaking of Computers . . . .
  • Kosice (Slovakia)
Volume 5 Number 4 Fall 1993 Theme: Travel
  • Traveling to the Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • Ten Tips for Visiting Bohemian, Moravian, or Slovakian Homes
  • 1993 CGSI Conference Report (Cedar Rapids, IA)
  • Prerov nad Labem – Open-Air Museum
  • Oravsky Castle
  • Folk Jewels – Precious Wooden Churches of Bohemia, Moravia, and Slovakia
  • Speaking of Computers
  • The Bishop’s Town “Olomouc”
  • Slovakia Surname Location Reference Project
Volume 5 Number 3 Summer 1993
  • Basics of Genealogical Research
  • 1993 CGSI Conference Update (Cedar Rapids, IA)
  • Publishing a Family Newsletter
  • My Heritage in the Subcarpathian Ukraine
  • Vazec, A Charming Village in Slovakia
  • Tracing Family Histories in Chicago
  • When Minnehaha Falls Inspired Dvorak
Volume 5 Number 2 Spring 1993
  • Acquiring Czech Republic and Slovakia Telephone Books
  • Locating Living Relatives in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • Visiting Czechoslovakia in May 1992
  • Dr. Mestenhauser Speaks about the Current Situation in the Czech and Slovak Republics
  • Typical Profile of Towns in the Geographical Dictionary of Hungary
  • Cesky Krumlov: Old Town Keeps its Bohemian Past
  • Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Domazlice
  • Searching For Records of Family Members
Volume 5 Number 1 Winter 1993
  • Listing and Organization of Archives in the Czech Socialist Republic
  • Map Resources for the Genealogist at the U.S. Library of Congress
  • Transliteration System for Russian Cyrillic
  • How to Buy a Computer
  • Word Processing and Diacritical Marks
  • Request Letters (for writing to mayors, potential relatives in Czech or Slovak with English translation)
  • Bohemian Catholics in Chicago (Revisited)
  • Orange County Cemetery District
  • Portrayal of a Surname Index
  • Translations
Volume 4 Number 4 Fall 1992
  • Beware – Cemetery strolling
  • M.M. Secor (proprietor from Racine, WI)
  • The Czech Kroj
  • Bohemian Memories
  • An Example of Folk Festival as Vehicle to Create, Recreate and Maintain Ethnic identity

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