A Selected Bibliography in English
Compiled by Miloslav Rechcigl Jr.
Jerabek, Esther, Czechs and Slovaks in North America: A Bibliography. New York: SVU, 1976. 448 p.
Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "A Classified Guide to Bibliographies Relating to Czech, Slovak , and Ruthenian Immigrants in America," Kosmas 7 (1988), p. 189-212.
Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr.," Czechs, Slovaks and Ruthenians in the U.S.: A Selective Bibliography," Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 10, no. 1 (Summer 1991), p. 82-132.
Stolarik, M. Mark, "From Field to Factory: The Historiography of the Slovak Immigration to the United States," International Migration Review 10, no. 1 (Spring 1976), p. 81-102.
Bielek, Frantisek, "Slovak Emigration in the Years 1880-1939 and Problem Involved in Its Study," in: Overseas Migration from East-Central and Southeastern Europe, 1880-1940. Edited by Julianna Puskas. Budapest: Akademia Kiado, 1990, pp. 59-73.
Kona, Martha M., Slovak Americans and Canadians in American Catholic Who's Who, 1911-1981 and Slovak Ethnicity. Wilmette, IL: K&K House, 1984. 101 p.
Rechcigl, Eva and Miloslav Rechcigl Jr., SVU Directory. History, Organization and Biographies of Members. 7th ed. Washington, DC: SVU Press, 1992. 390 p.
Panorama: A Historical Review of Czechs and Slovaks in the United States. Cicero, IL: CNCA, 1971. 328 p.
Stasko, Jozef, Slovaks in the United States of America. Cambridge, MA: Dobra kniha, 1974. 74 p.
Krajsa, Joseph C., Slovaks in America: A Bicentennial Study. Middletown, PA: The Slovak League of America, 1978. 494 p.
Stolarik, M. Mark, "Slovak Migration from Europe to North America 1870-1918," Slovak Studies 20 (1980), p. 5-137.
Stolarik, M. Mark, "Slovaks," in: Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1980, p. 926-34.
Fernice, Gregory C., "Slovak Immigration to the United States in Light of American Czech and Slovak History," Nebraska History 74, no. 3 and 4 (Fall/Winter 1993), p. 130-35.
Zatko, James J., "Beginnings of the Slovaks in America," Slovakia 15 (1963), p.1-37.
Tybor, M. Martina, "The Slovak Presence in America to 1890," in Slovaks in America. Ed. Joseph C. Krajsa. Middletown, PA: The Slovak League of America, 1978, p. 3-22.
Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "In the Footprints of the First Czech (and Slovak) Immigrants in America," Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 9 (1990), p. 75-90.
Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "Early Jewish Immigrants in America from the Czech Historic Lands and Slovakia," Rev. Soc. Hist. Czechoslovak Jews 3 (1990-91), p. 157-79.
Regional and Local Histories
California - Bazovsky, John L., Early Slovaks in Los Angeles (1883-1945)," Slovak Studies 13 (1973), pp. 203-16.
Connecticut - McDougal, Diana, The American-Slovak Community in Bridgeport. Bridgeport, 1954. 23 p.
Florida - Hudak, Andrew F. Jr. , Slovaks in Florida. Winter Park, FL: Agency Da Vel, 1991. 112p.
Illinois - Hletko, Peter, "The Slovaks of Chicago," Slovakia 19, no. 42 (1962), p. 32-63.
Minnesota - Stolarik, M. Mark, "The Slovaks," in: They Chose Minnesota. A Survey of the State's Ethnic Groups. Ed. June Drenning Holmquist. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1981, p. 352-61.
New York - Tanzone, Daniel F., Slovaks of Yonkers, New York. Middletown, PA: Jednota Printery, 1975. 126 p.
Ohio - Ledbetter, Eleanor E., The Slovaks of Cleveland with Some General Information on the Race. Cleveland: Mayor's Advisory War Committee, 1918. 32 p.
Ohio - Kopanic, Michael J., "Slovaks in Cleveland, 1870-1930. Neighborhoods, Politics and Nationality Relations," Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 9 (1990), p. 115-33.
Pennsylvania - Stolarik, M. Mark, Growing Up in the South Side: Three Generations of Slovaks in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1880-1976. Lewisburg: Bucknell University, 1985. 147 p.
Kisch, Guido, In Search of Freedom. A History of American Jews from Czechoslovakia 1592-1948. London: E. Goldston, 1949. 373 p.
Hrobak, Philip A., Slovak Catholic Parishes and Institutions in the United States and Canada. Cleveland: The First Catholic Slovak Union, 1955. 183 p.
Dolak, George, A History of the Slovak Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United States of America, 1902-1927. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1955. 207 p.
Patek, George, "Slovak Greek Catholics in America," Slovak Studies 5, Historica 3 (1965), p. 259-68.
Zubek, Theodoric J., "The Influence of Slovak Catholics in the United States and Canada on their Social and Religious Environment," Slovak Studies 24 (1984), p. 139-75.
Alexander, June Granatir, "The Laity in the Church: Slovaks and the Catholic Church in Pre-World War Pittsburgh," Church History 53, No. 3 (September 1984), pp. 363-78.
Alexander, June Granatir, The Immigrant Church and Community. Pittsburgh's Slovak Catholics and Lutherans, 1830-1915. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1987. 198 p.
Roucek, Joseph S., "Problems of Assimilation: A Study of Czechoslovaks in the United States," Sociology and Social Research 17 (September/October 1931), p. 62-71.
Barton, Joseph, Peasants and Strangers: Italians, Rumanians and Slovaks in American City 1890-1950. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1975.
Stolarik, M. Mark,. "Building Slovak Communities in North America," in: The Other Catholics. Edited by Keith P. Dyrud, Michael Novak, and Rudolph J. Vecoli. New York: Arno Press, 1978, pp. 89-109.
Stein, Howard F., An Ethno-Historic Study of Slovak American Identity. Salem, NH: Ayer Co. Publishers, 1981.
Alexander, June Granatir, "Staying Together: Chain Migration and Patterns of Slovak Settlement in Pittsburgh Prior to World War ," Journal of American Ethnic History 1 (Fall 1981), p. 56-83.
Alexander, June Granatir, "Diversity within Unity: Regionalism and Social Relations among Slovaks in Pre-War I Pittsburgh," Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine 70 (October 1987). pp. 317-38.
Stolarik, M. Mark, Immigration and Urbanization: The Slovak Experience. New York: AMS Pr., 1989. 147 p.
Laska, Vera, "Czechs and Slovaks," in: America's Ethnic Politics. Eds. Joseph S. Roucek and Bernard Eisenberg. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1982, p. 133-53.
Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., U.S. Legislators with Czechoslovak Roots from Colonial Times to Present: With Genealogical Lineages. Washington, DC: SVU Press, 1987. 65 p.
Rev. Joseph Murgas, Priest-Scientist:
His Musical Wireless and the First Radio : Biography. By Stephen J. Palickar. New York,
1950. 164 p.
A Pictorial Biography of Rev. Joseph Murgas, Pioneer Inventor in the Field of Wireless Telegraphy and Radio. By Stephen J. Palickar. Wilkes-Barre, PA: Murgas Memorial Foundation, 1953. 83 p.
Tybor, M. Martyina, "Father of American Slovaks," Slovakia 16, No. 39 (1966), pp. 25-40.
Rechclgl, Miloslav Jr. and Jiri
Nehnevajsa, "American Scholars and Scientists with Czechoslovak Roots - Some Key
Characteristics," Journal of Washington Academy of Sciences 58 (1968), p. 213-22.
Pauco, Joseph, "Twenty Years of the Slovak Institute in Cleveland," Slovakia 23, no. 46 (1973), p. 16-23.
Tanzone, Daniel F., "Slovak Contributions to the American Cultural Mosaic," Slovakia 25, no. 48 (1975), p. 119-27.
Bodnar, John, "Materialism and Morality: Slavic-American Immigrants and Education, 1890-1940," Slovakia 26, no. 49 (1976), p. 21-39.
Gregorovic, M. Consuela, "Contributions of Rev. Matthew Jankola to Slovak Catholic Education in the United States," Slovak Studies 16 (1976), pp. 7-54.
Pier, Andrew V., "Our Slovak Heritage in America," in: Slovaks in America.
Ed. Joseph C. Krajsa. Middletown, PA: Slovak League of America, 1978, p. 79-88.
Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., Educators with Czechoslovak Roots. U.S. and Canadian Roster. Washington, DC: SVU Press, 1980. 122 p.
Tybor, M. Martina, "Slovak-American Theater," in Ethnic Theater in the United States. Ed. Maxine Schwartz Seller. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1983, p. 447-90.
Fodiak, William P., "Slovak Newspapers in the United States," Jednota Annual Furdek 23 (1984), p. 27-46.
Stolarik, M. Mark, "Slovak American Newspapers, 1885-1975: A Preliminary Listing," Slovakia 32, no. 58 and 59 (1985-86), p. 34-70.
Rechcigl, Miloslav Jr., "Contributions of Slovaks to American Culture," (in press).