Fw: SLOVAKLAND [Slovak-World] Re: Language Spoken In Slovakia--1903
- My Father and Maternal GP were also listed as emigrating from Slovakland in the 1920 PA census.
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From: Martin Votruba <votrubam@...>
Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2006 8:26:20 AM
Subject: [Slovak-World] Re: Language Spoken In Slovakia--1903
> my grandfather is listed on the 1920 US census as comingThat reflects what Slovakia was really called then, Helene. Each of
> from "Slovakoland" .
the 4 administrative units of the country (Subcarpathian Rus,
Slovakia, Moravia+Upper Silesia, Bohemia) was called a _zem_,
"country," between World War I and World War II. That was the
official term just like _state_ is the official term for the
administrative units of the US.
votruba "at" pitt "dot" edu
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