34529Re: [S-R] Re: SLOVAKLAND
- Oct 14, 2012I would like the first page please if you can email it to me as well.
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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