Resources to help you trace your Czech ancestors.
- The Czech Americans by Stephanie Saxon-Ford (Chelsea House)
- Czech-English/English-Czech Concise Dictionary by Nina Trnka (Hippocrene Books)
- Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, 9 volumes, by Leo Baca (Old Homestead Publishing Co.)
- Genealogical Research for Czech and Slovak Americans by Olga K. Miller (Gale)
- Granny: Scenes from Country Life by Bozena Nemcová (Greenwood Publishing)
- Handbook of Czechoslovak Genealogical Research by Daniel M. Schlyter (Genun Publishers)
- Handy Czech-English Genealogical Dictionary compiled by Jan Parez (Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International)
- Historical Atlas of Central Europe, revised edition, by Paul Robert Magocsi (University of Toronto Press)
- History of Czechs in America by Jan Habenicht (Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International)
- A History of the Habsburg Empire 1790-1918 by Jean Bérenger, translated by C. A. Simpson (Addison Wesley Longman)
- Where Once We Walked: A Guide to the Jewish Communities Destroyed in the Holocaust, revised edition, by Gary Mokotoff and Sallyann Amdur Sack with Alexander Sharon (Avotaynu)
- Archives of the Czechs and Slovaks Abroad
University of Chicago Library
1100 E. 57th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
Its collection includes brochures, periodicals, anniversary publications, almanacs and personal papers of Czechs and Slovaks who have lived outside their homeland. You can view an outline of the materials at the archives' site.
- Czech Republic State Archives
Ministerstva vnitra CR
Milady Horakove 133
166 21 Praha 6, Czech Republic
+420 (2) 321173
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