Research Resources - USA

The following is a list of places to check for information on researching and tracing your family tree in the United States:


Slovak Genealogical Research Center
c/o Ray Plutko
6862 Palmer Court
Chino, CA 91710

American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
3233 North West Avenue
Fresno, CA 93705

Czechoslovak Area Genealogy Club of Southern California

American Czech & Slovak Social & Genealogy Meetup

Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles

Sokol Los Angeles


Colorado Genealogical Society
PO Box 9218
Denver, CO 80209-0218

District of Columbia

Embassy of the Czech Republic
1900 Spring of Freedom St.
Washington, DC 20008-3803

Embassy of the Slovak Republic
3523 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008-3023

National Archives and Records Administration
700 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20408-0001


Newberry Library
60 W Walton St
Chicago, IL 60610-3380

Chicago Public Library
400 N Franklin St.
Chicago, IL 60610

Chicago Genealogical Society
PO Box 1160
Chicago, IL 60690-1160

Chicago Historical Society
North Avenue at Clark St
Chicago, IL 60614

Czechoslovak National Council of America
2137 S. Lombard Ave Room 202
Cicero, IL 60650-2081

Czechoslovak Heritage Museum
The Czechoslovak Heritage Museum is currently in storage

Illinois Genealogical Society
PO Box 10195
Springfield, IL 62791

University of Chicago Library
Archives of Czechs and Slovaks Abroad
June Pachuta Farris
RM 263, Regenstein Library
1100 E 57th St
Chicago, IL 60637-1502

Czech and Slovak American Genealogy Society of Illinois
PO Box 313
Sugar Grove, IL 60554


Allen County Public Library
PO Box 2270
Fort Wayne, IN 46801-2270


Genealogical Society of Linn County, Iowa
PO Box 175
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-0175

Western Fraternal Live Association
1900 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5372

Iowa Genealogical Society
628 E Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309-1924


Kansas Genealogical Society
PO Box 103
Dodge City, KS 67801-0103


Maryland Genealogical Society
201 W Monument St.
Baltimore, MD 21201-4601


Michigan Genealogical Council
PO Box 80953
Lansing, MI 48908-0953

University of Michigan
Department of Slovak Languages
Modern Language Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Czechoslovak Genealogical Society Int’l
PO Box 16225
St. Paul, MN 55116-0225

Minnesota Genealogical Society
1185 Concord St N Ste 218
South St. Paul, MN 55075-1150

Hopkins Historical Society
33 14th Avenue North
Hopkins, MN 55343-7462

McLeod County Historical Society
380 School Rd NW
Hutchinson, MN 55350-1430

Immigration History Research Center
Elmer L. Anderson Library Ste 311
222 21st Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Minnesota History Center
345 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul, MN 55102-1903

New Prague Area Historical Society
303 Lyndale Ave N
New Prague, MN 56071-2131

German-Bohemian Heritage Society
PO Box 822
New Ulm, MN 56073-0822


St. Louis Genealogical Society
4 Sunnen Dr Ste 140
St Louis, MO 63143-3814

St. Louis County Library – Headquarters Branch
1640 S Lindbergh Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63131-3598


Nebraska Czechs, Inc.

Eastern Nebraska Genealogical Society
PO Box 541
Fremont, NE 68026-0541

University of Nebraska – Lincoln Libraries
Archives and Special Collections
PO Box 884100
303 Love Library
Lincoln, NE 68588-4100

Nebraska State Genealogical Society
PO Box 5608
Lincoln, NE 68505-0608

Nebraska State Historical Society
PO Box 82554
Lincoln, NE 68501-2554

Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
PO Box 4011
Omaha, NE 68104-0011

Saline County Genealogical Society
PO Box 24
Crete, NE 68333-0024

New Jersey

Sokol USA
276 Prospect St
PO Box 189
East Orange, NJ 07019-0189

New York

Slovak Heritage & Folklore Society of North America
c/o Helene Cincebeaux
151 Colebrook Dr
Rochester, NY 14617-2215

The Statue of Liberty-
Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. (1892-)
New York, NY

America’s First Immigration Center
Castle Garden Station (1830-1892)
New York, NY


Slovak Institute and Research Library
10510 Buckeye Rd
Cleveland, OH 44104-3725

Western Reserve Historical Society
10825 East Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44106-1703

Czech Catholic Union
5349 Dollof Road
Cleveland, OH 44127


Oklahoma Genealogical Society
PO Box 12986
Oklahoma City, OK 73157


Jankola Library and Slovak Archive Center
Attn: Sister M. Mercedes Voytko
Villa Sacred Heart
Danville, PA 17821-1698

Moravian (Church) Historical Society
214 E Center St
Nazareth, PA 18064-2209

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania
(Merged with Balch Institute in 2002)
1300 Locust St
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5661

Western PA Genealogical Society
4400 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4080

Carpatho-Rusyn Society
125 Westland Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2538

Senator John Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4208

South Dakota

South Dakota Genealogical Society
PO Box 1101
Pierre, SD 57501-1101

Czech Heritage Preservation Society
PO Box 128
Tabor, SD 57063


Dallas Genealogical Society
PO Box 12446
Dallas, TX 75225-0446

Clayton Library, Center for Genealogical Research
5300 Caroline
Houston, TX 77004-6896

Texas Czech Genealogical Society
1231 CR 201A
Angleton, TX 77515-9212

Czech Heritage Society of Texas
Library and Archives
4117 Willowbend Dr
Houston, TX 77025-5705


Genealogical Society of Utah
LDS Church
50 E North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84150


State Historical Society of Wisconsin
816 State St
Madison, WI 53201-1417

American Geographical Society
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53210-0413

Wisconsin Slovak Historical Society
PO Box 100164
Cudahy, WI 53110-0164

Racine Heritage Museum
701 South Main St
Racine, WI 53403-1211