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Volume 24 Number 4 December 2012 Theme: Czechs and Slovaks in Chicago
  • A Historical Look at Czech Chicagoland
  • Moving to Chicago, One Family’s Story
  • Pamatnik, Memorial of Czech Protestant Congregrations in the US
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church of Dr. Martin Luther, Chicago, IL
  • Early Slovaks in Chicago
  • The Church of St. Marys of Bechyn (MN) Book Review
  • Chicago’s Grand Crossing Czech Community
  • St. Peter’s Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Monkey Run, MO
  • Meeting Jan Hus in Praha
Volume 24 Number 3 September 2012 Theme: Using Online Czech and Slovak Archive Records
  • Researching Czech pre-1900 Church Records Online
  • Slovak Archives Research for Dummies
  • Slate of Candidates for Office
  • Proposed Bylaw Change
  • Interview of Ol’ga Glosikova on The Rusyn Museum in Presov
  • Wilber Nebraska’s Czech Cultural Center Nears Completion
  • Research to the Zamrsk Regional Archives – From the Comfort of Home
  • Finding Your Slovak Roots Online: Super Sources and Search Secrets
  • CGSI’s 2013 Chicago Conference, Highlights You Can Look Forward To
  • Pamatnik book, Memorial of Czech Protestant Churches in the USA
Volume 24 Number 2 June 2012 Theme: Slovaks and Rusyns in New Jersey
  • The Slovaks of Newark, New Jersey
  • I Remember Grandpa
  • Carpatho-Rusyn Immigrants’ New Homeland – and Their Own City! – in New Jersey
  • CGSI Church Record Database Milestone and Volunteer Recognition
  • CGSI’s Salt Lake City Genealogical Symposium
  • Researching the Czech and Slovak Records at FHL
  • Military Search Success Story
  • Searching the German Records at LDS
  • Slovaks in New Jersey: An Overview
  • Experiences of a Bohemian Emigrant Family
Volume 24 Number 1 March 2012 Theme: Probate Records and Wills
  • Where There’s A Will There’s a Way
  • How to Find Your Ancestors in Probate Records and Wills
  • Emigration Story in 1850s from Hamburg to America
  • The Treasures that Await Us …
  • Grosse Ile, Quebec as an Immigration Point
  • First Summer in South Dakota, Chapter VII
  • A Brief History of Union Theological Seminary
  • Makota Surname Project
  • Central and Eastern European Conference
  • Periodicals Available for Members/Organizations
Volume 23 Number 4 December 2011 Theme: LDS Resources for Genealogists
  • The ABCs of Family
  • Czech and Slovak Resources at the Family History Library (except digitized)
  • History of the CGSI Web Site
  • Czech and Slovak Electronic Resources in Family Search
  • Conference of Compatriot Genealogists in the U.S.A.
  • St. Louis Conference Attendee Announcements
  • Call for Papers – 2013 Chicago Conference
  • A look ahead to the 2013 Genealogical/Cultural Conference
  • The History of the Czech and Slovak Baptists in North America
  • Finding Semon/Simon/Symon Family in Northeast Bohemia
  • History of St. Paul Achdiocese Church Record Uploads
Volume 23 Number 3 September 2011 Theme: Czechs in North Dakota
  • How Did Genealogy Ever Bring Me Here?
  • Czech Settlements in North Dakota
  • Gustav Fristensky, 1879-1957 Preserving the Czech Legend
  • Professor Jozef Novak’s 80 year Anniversary
  • St. Louis Conference, Down to the Wire
  • History of Sokol Saint Louis
  • Slate of Candidates for Office 2012-2014
  • The Beginnings of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church at Bechyne, North Dakota
  • CGSI’s 2012 Salt Lake City Symposium
Volume 23 Number 2 June 2011 Theme: Czechs and Slovaks of St. Louis
  • Bohemian Literary Society of St. Louis
  • Holy Trinity Slovak Parish in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Roslyn, Washington Cemeteries
  • Remembering Our Mutual Friend Franz “Frank” Soural, 1932-2011
  • Meet Some Features Speakers for the St. Louis Conference
  • Registration booklet sign-up for October’s St. Louis Conference
  • A Bohemian Family Comes to Jefferson County, Missouri
  • A Pipe in a Trunk
  • Czech Peasant and Emigration Museum – 10 Year History
Volume 23 Number 1 March 2011 Theme: Guilds - Masters and Apprentices
  • Sweet Story: The Honey-cake Maker’s Guild
  • Craft Guilds in North Moravia
  • Czech Guilds and Genealogy
  • Czech and Slovak Research at St. Louis County Library: Online Resources
  • Czech and Slovak Research at St. Louis County Library: Printed Resources
  • Warmth and Style: Furriers Dressed Nobles and Peasants
  • Guilds in Pentapolitana
  • Lakewood, Ohio’s “Birdtown” – an Early Slovak Enclave
  • Using Facebook for Genealogy
Volume 22 Number 4 December 2010 Theme: Slovak Lutherans in America
  • St. Lucas and Affiliated Slovak Lutheran Churches
  • Jaroslav Vajda: Poet Laureate of the Hymn World
  • A History of the Holy Emmanual Slovak Lutheran Church
  • Ss. Peter and Paul Church Serving Slovak Lutherans in Chicago For More than 100 Years
  • A Complicated Example of a Changing Bohemian Surname
  • St. John’s Evangelical Luthern Church, Cudahy, Wisconsin
  • Ss. Cyril and Methodius Parish in East St. Louis, Illinois
Volume 22 Number 3 September 2010 Theme: Family History and Documentation
  • Finding Michael Finch – Part I
  • The Emigration Saga of the Family of Tomas Kohout
  • Aleksander Dukhnovych, Priest, Historian, Publisher
  • The Bohemian Jews of St. Louis
  • St. Louis Conference Sessions
  • The Roma of Moravia and of Silesia, 1740-1945
Volume 22 Number 2 June 2010 Theme: Glass Production Industry
  • History of Bohemian Glassmaking
  • Hennepin County Minnesota Marriage Records
  • History of Glassworks in Slovakia
  • Made in Czechoslovakia
  • Czechoslovakian Perfumes 101
  • My Chodsko
  • Slovglass Poltar
  • Five Strategies for Finding Female Ancestors
  • Czech Republic Archive Records Available On-line
Volume 22 Number 1 March 2010 Theme: Czech and Slovak Surnames
  • A Genealogist’s View of Czech Family Names
  • CGSI 2009 Conference – A Rewarding Experience
  • Etymology of Selected Slovak Surnames and Their Latin and Hungarian Variants
  • St. Peter and St. Paul Orthodox Church in Burr Ridge, Illinois
  • The Name Game: Five Tips for Researching Slovak Ancestors
  • Recipe for Finding a Cousin: How a 3 × 5 Card Helped Me to Find a Relative at the 2009 Conference
  • Bostonians Finally Succeed in Discovering Their Czech Roots
  • The Surprise of Genealogy
  • Czech Name Days Calendar
Volume 21 Number 4 December 2009 Theme: Earliest Slovak and Czech Fraternals in the USA
  • Since 1854: America’s Fraternal Benefit Societies Start with the Czechs in St. Louis
  • Baba and Bobalky: A Slovak Family Christmas
  • Wedding Contracts in 19th Century Bohemia
  • Finding Bala
  • The Beginnings of Slovak Fraternal Societies in the USA
  • Looking Back at the Cleveland Conference
  • Call for Papers, 2011 St. Louis Conference
Volume 21 Number 3 September 2009 Theme: Slovak Personalities in America
  • Albert Paul Mamatey (1870-1923)
  • Josef Murgas (1864-1929)
  • For God and Nation: The Reverend Stefan Furdek, 1855-1915
  • Jan Pankuch’s Book and Life Events’ Role in Documenting High Impact People for Slovak Institute Files
  • Ambassador of Women to the World, Betka Papanek (8 Feb 1900-30 Nov 1995)
  • Cleveland Conference Update
  • Super Slovaks and Remarkable Rusyns
  • Information on Two Rusin Societies from Cleveland
  • Peter Vitazoslav Rovnianek: the Tenacious Slovak-American Nationalist
  • CGSI 2010 Lincoln, Nebraska Symposium—April 30 and May 1, 2010
Volume 21 Number 2 June 2009 Theme: Immigration of South Bohemians to the Midwest
  • . . . this place . . . Spillville
  • Stories from the dusky hour: When Czech Villagers talked about those who had left
  • Chicago Settlers from Trebon area Villages
  • Beckoned to a New Land (Czechs in Oxford Junction, IA)
  • The Founding of the Group Libuse (Unity of Czech Women, Lodge #1 Cleveland)
Volume 21 Number 1 March 2009 Theme: Ethnic Churches' Role in Genealogy
  • Divine Intervention: A Tale of Three Ethnic Churches and a Flock of Ancestors
  • Faith Presbyterian Church of Minnetonka, “The Friendly Church on the Hill”
  • A Cleveland Legacy—Immigration History at the Western Reserve Historical Society
  • V Pittsburghu, Studujem po Slovensky: Summer Slovak Studies in Pittsburgh
  • 2009 Cleveland Conference Update
Special Edition February 2008 Theme: Availability of Czech Republic Genealogical Research Documents
  • The Czech Archive Network and Its Less Well-Known Holdings for Genealogical Research
  • Bohemia after the Thirty Years War: Historical Sources Deposited in the National Archives in Prague
Volume 19 Number 4 December 2007 Theme: Advice to Genealogists Traveling to the Homeland
  • Plans and Surprises: The Perfect Balance for an Unforgettable Trip to Slovakia
  • Independent Travel to the Czech and Slovak Republics
  • A Short Biography of Thomas Michael Becvar, 1881-1966
  • Driving in the Czech and Slovak Republics; General advice about driving in Central Europe
  • Case of the Lost Credit Card
  • After the Interview
  • 2008 Seattle Symposium Draws Nearer
  • How to Avoid the Cultural Shock in Czechia
  • Call For Papers – 2009 Cleveland Conference
  • Bozena Nemcova
  • A Family reunion with a Different Twist
  • A Marathon Visit to Bohemian Villages
Volume 19 Number 3 September 2007 Theme: Czechs and Slovaks of the Pacific Northwest
  • The Czech Settlement in Malin, Oregon
  • Czech National Archive Exhibition Coming To The Madison Conference
  • Oral History Made Easy
  • Scio, Oregon – Where A Czech is Good as Cash
  • The Czechs and Slovaks in Washington State
  • The Slovaks in Roslyn, Washington
  • Eastern Canadian Points of Entry for Immigrants as the multitude of Europeans experienced them in the 19th Century
  • CGSI’s 2008 Symposium to be held in Seattle
  • Slate of Candidates for Office 2008-2010
  • Tidbits of Slovaks and Czechs in Oregon
Volume 19 Number 2 June 2007 Theme: Gazetteers and Maps as Research Tools
  • Using the Ortslexikon Sudetenland to Find Village Names
  • Where is That? Utilizing Place Name Guides to Find Your Ancestral Village
  • Gundacker’s Online Gazetteer of Austria, Czech Republic and Slovenian Republic
  • The Story of Josef Morawetz
  • 2007 CGSI Madison Conference
  • What’s Available in the Zemepisny Lexikon CR
  • St. Wenceslaus’s Bells Ring Once Again
  • The Early History of Litomysl, Minnesota
  • Celebrating 100 Years of Czech Language Instruction at UN-L
  • Slovak Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh
  • CGSI Offers 36 Slovak Student Essay Summaries for Sale
Volume 19 Number 1 March 2007 Theme: Ethnic Minorities in the Czech and Slovak Republics
  • The Tatra Highlanders: The Gorale of Galicia and Slovakia’s Orava, Liptov and Spis Counties
  • Minorities in Slovakia
  • The Kingdom of Bohemia volumes (Das Konigreich Bohmen)
  • Village Life in Old German Bohemia
  • “If You Don’t Want Them, Shred Them”, Beginning Genealogy column
  • Frantisek Valek, A Moravian Potter and Farmer (Czech student winning essay)
  • About the CGSI Lending Library (Request Form, List of Books available)
Volume 18 Number 4 December 2006 Theme: Jewish Genealogy Research and Culture
  • There Once Was A World
  • The Cultural Heritage of the Jewish People in the Czech Land
  • Presov – Centre of Northeastern Slovakia and Its Past
  • Czech Students Honored for their Essays
  • John Kerry’s Family History as an example of Search for Jewish Ancestry
  • My Family History (a Slovak student winning essay)
  • Celebrating Our Heritage!
Volume 18 Number 3 September 2006 Theme: Czech and Slovak Language and Cultural Camps and Schools
  • Passing the Torch: Rekindling the Flame of Czech and Slovak Heritage
  • Vsude Cech bratra ma: Czech Language Course for Krajani at Dobruska
  • Out of this Furnace
  • Bohemian Land Records of the Krajnik Family
  • Folk Dress in the Czech Republic: Its Roots, Evolution and Present
  • Studia Academica Slovaca – Forty Years of Teaching Slovak
  • Studia Academica Slovaca – A Current Perspective
  • Doane Collage Czech Studies Elderhostel
Volume 18 Number 2 June 2006 Theme: Slovak Genealogical Research
  • Slovak Records in the Family History Library – Salt Lake City
  • Hungarian 1869 Census
  • Fraternally Yours: Finding Clues about Your Ancestors in Fraternal Records
  • Chodove Memorial – Remembering the Czechs Who Established This Village
  • The Slovak Pride Database Reaches 24,000 Surnames . . . and a lovely life the flowers lived . . .
  • Persistence of Memory: Recalling Texas Valachs
  • Look what a little networking did!
Volume 18 Number 1 March 2006 Theme: Thirty Years War and its impact on Genealogical Records
  • Bohemia after the Thirty Years War: Historical Sources
  • The Longest War in Czech History and Its Effects
  • The 1651 Register of Subjects according to their Religion
  • Examples from the Soupis Poddanych and Berni Rula
  • Berni Rula map of 1654
  • Family History Essay Contest
  • From My Family Tree
  • From the Eagle Mountains to Oklahoma
  • The Difficulties Concerning Research in Prague Directories