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A History Of The Czechs In Knox County, Nebraska, Joseph John Van Hoff Jul 1938

A History Of The Czechs In Knox County, Nebraska, Joseph John Van Hoff

Open-Access* Master's Theses from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

When the average person thinks of the Czech settlements of Nebraska, he is apt to have in mind the large numbers of this national group who are located in the comparatively centralized area of Douglas, Saunders, Butler, Saline, and Colfax Counties. Few seem to realize that one of the larger of the Czech settlements of the state is to be found in Knox County, a section considerably removed, and having relatively few contacts with the Czechs in the above-mentioned counties.

It is the purpose of this thesis to tell the story of these Knox County Czechs. In it effort will ...