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Date Original

1968 September 29

Description

This article describes the founding and history of the town Prague, Arkansas, by Czechoslovakian immigrants in 1912. This story was published in the Arkansas Gazette on September 29, 1968.

Biographical/Historical Note

Prague, Arkansas, is an immigrant settlement founded by Bohemians in 1912, though today most would refer to this group of people as Czechoslovakian. In 1918, at the close of World War I, the kingdom of Bohemia was merged with parts of the kingdom of Hungary, to become the new nation of Czechoslovakia. This newspaper article from the Arkansas Gazette reviews the history of a small village of Czechoslovakian settlers in Arkansas.

Physical Description

Newspaper article, 11.75 x 22

Subjects

Newspapers; Immigrants; Czech; Czech community; Czechoslovakia

Geographical Area

Prague, Grant County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

Vertical files, VFHC 4989

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Vertical files

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

A Brief History of the town Prague, Arkansas: "Prague, Arkansas, Has Its Difficulties, Too" Arkansas Gazette newspaper article, Vertical files, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6901 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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