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34529Re: [S-R] Re: SLOVAKLAND

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  • htcstech
    Oct 14, 2012
      I would like the first page please if you can email it to me as well.

      Peter M.

      On 15 October 2012 00:44, Bud N <gensearch2@...> wrote:

      > **
      > While the meeting in Pittsburgh was hosted by the Slovak League and
      > primarily attended by representatives of Slovak organization, there were
      > other "racial" groups in attendance, sic, Serbs, Croatian, Ruthenians,
      > Russian etc. [Note: In 1910, Serbs, Croatians, etc. were called "races" not
      > "ethnic groups".
      > The petition requested that each Slavic racial group be afforded the same
      > identification status as Irish and British were afforded. The Irish race
      > was different than the British race.
      > The signatures of the petition didn't come from the Pittsburgh community
      > but were all acquired from Cleveland, Ohio. It was the largest petition
      > ever submitted regarding the US census and had 2,735 signatures. Though a
      > contemporary news report claimed it was 5,000 signatures. The entire
      > petition was 124 pages.
      > I tried to upload the first 3 pages of the petition, the description of
      > the petition, but I don't have the appropriate privileges.
      > To Juraj: If you like I can e-mail the images to you and you can upload
      > them; I have your e-mail address.

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