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  • bswolfe@msmisp.com
    I went to the library today, after I read about the book The Immigrant Cocoon. It is really a good book, describes the life of the immigrants so well. It even
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      I went to the library today, after I read about the book The Immigrant
      Cocoon. It is really a good book, describes the life of the immigrants so
      well. It even has my great grandfathers name in it. Thanks for the
      information and sharing your ideas.
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Gregory J. Kopchak" <greg@...>
      To: <SLOVAK-ROOTS@egroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2001 7:00 AM
      Subject: RE: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] Re: Slovinky


      > The URL is
      >
      > http://www.iarelative.com/slovinky.htm for Slovinky information.
      >
      > We now have two CD's by Slovinka zo Sloviniek with the traditional folk
      > music of Slovinky available including one with tradional wedding music of
      > Slovinky.
      >
      > Greg Kopchak
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Frank Kurchina [mailto:frankur@...]
      > Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2001 4:20 AM
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@egroups.com
      > Subject: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] Re: Slovinky
      >
      >
      > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@egroups.com, PHILBAER@a... wrote:
      > > Hello message board members:
      > > Some of my ancestors were from Nisnie-Slovinky. They emigrated and
      > came to
      > > America in 1900. I have read some of the background of Slovinky
      > about that
      > > time. The web site www.iarelative.com has some information and
      > several of the
      > > books mention the exodus from Slovinky (about 40% by 1902).
      >
      > Did they mention the book listed below ?
      >
      > The Immigrant Cocoon: Central Europeans in the Cambridge, Ohio
      > Coalfield.
      > New Concord Press, PO Box 8016, Zanesville, OH 43702-8016.
      >
      > I don't access www.iarelative.com's Slovak ethnic forum since it
      > became Delphic commercial.
      >
      > >From 1880 to 1900 nearly 40% of the male population of Slovinky
      > emigrated to the USA and settled in and around three towns in Guernsey
      > County Ohio to work in the newly opened coal mines. The towns were
      > Pleasant City, Byesville and Trail Run.
      > The exodus, impact and aftermath of that massive migration is
      > chronicled in a 603-page book by Dr. Lorle Porter, Professor of
      > Medieval History at Muskingum College.
      > The book has an extensive surname index listing families for which
      > information was provided by respondents to Dr Porter's research.
      >
      > Below are a few URLs.
      >
      > http://www.carpatho-rusyn.org/slovinky.htm
      > http://people.ne.mediaone.net/lesliet/trip9.html
      > http://www.dtseng.com/~pem/Slovakstuff.html
      > http://www.fris.sk/Slovak-World/guests/LSlovensky.html
      >
      > v
      > Frank Kurcina
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