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East Central European Genealogy and Local History:
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Introduction - Geographic Sources - Non-English Geographic Sources - Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic Communities in America: - General Sources - Selected Internet Sites
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Genealogical Guides and Handbooks: Croatian, Serb, and Slovene

Eterovich, Adam S.
Croatian and Dalmatian coats of arms. Palo Alto, Calif.: Ragusan Press, 1978. xviii, 242 p., chiefly ill.
LC call number: CR57.Y8E85 LH&G
LC control number: 77095024

Family names and coats of arms of the nobility of Croatia, Slavonia, Dalmatia, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Kotor, and Vojvodina. Areas were ruled at various times by Austria, Hungary, Turkey, and Venice.


Govorchin, Gerald Gilbert.
Americans from Yugoslavia. Gainesville, University of Florida Press, 1961. xii, 352 p., ills., ports., map, tables.
LC call number: E184.Y7G6
LC control number: 61011312

Explains the motives and conditions of immigration for Slovenes, Serbs, Croats, and Dalmatians and the structure of the communities formed in the United States.


Prpic, George J.
The Croatian immigrants in America. New York: Philosophical Library [1971]. xiii, 519 p., ill. LC call number: E184.C93P7
LC control number: 70129066

Overview of Croatian movement to North America and contributions to the history and culture of the United States. Includes extensive bibliography.


Slovenian heritage. Edited by Edward Gobetz with the assistance of Milena Gobetz and Ruth Lakner. Willoughby Hills, Ohio (29227 Eddy Rd., Willoughby Hills 44092): Slovenian Research Center of America, 1980- . v. <1 >. Ill.
LC call number: DR1375.S55 1980
LC control number: 78056487

Lively background material on group for which few guides exist. Notes presence of Slovenes in present-day Austria and Italy.

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