Federation of Lithuanian Womens' Clubs, Philadelphia Chapter
Records, 1951-1982. 2 ft. This chapter was founded in 1950 as part of the Council of Lithuanian Womens' Clubs, which was formed in the German displaced persons' camps ca. 1947. The organization remains active. The records include correspondence, financial records, bylaws, a history, and ephemera. In Lithuanian and English. Inventory available. Gift of the organization.
Photographs, n.d. 5 prints. Formal and informal portraits; Scranton, Pennsylvania. Gift of Mary Gush.
Juras, Francis (1891- )
Collection, 1891-1978. 1 ft., 1 folder, 4 OS items. Msgr. Juras was born in
Siauliai, Lithuania and came to the United States in 1912, eventually settling in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The collection contains scrapbooks and printed materials relating to Lithuanian Americans and to
Juras' activities as founder of the American Lithuanian Kultural Archives. In Lithuanian and English. Inventory available. Gift of Msgr. Francis
Photographs, 1972. 31 prints. Msgr. Juras, church library and exhibits, parish school classes; Putman, Connecticut. Gift of Msgr. Francis
Photographs, ca. 1920. 2 prints. Portraits. Gift of the Lithuanian Archives.
Lithuanian Directory of Waterbury, Connecticut
Manuscript, 1937. 1 volume. This mimeographed directory of Lithuanians in Waterbury, Connecticut was compiled by Frank J. Hill in 1937. The directory is arranged alphabetically by surname and grouped in households. The directory contains information on relatives and occupations of individuals as well as street addresses. In English. Register available.
Lithuanian Folksong Quartet
Records, ca. 1990. 3 folders, 1 audiocassette. The quartet was formed in Philadelphia in the 1980s by Bronius Krokys and Joseph Kapinskas. The group performs Lithuanian folk music. The collection contains flyers, uncataloged photographs, and a 1990 recording by the group. In English and Lithuanian. Inventory available. Gift of Bronius Krokys.
Photograph, 1942. 1 print. Group portrait of guests at dinner for the president of Lithuania; Baltimore, Maryland. Gift of the organization.
Lithuanian Independence Day, Pennsylvania
Photograph, 1987. 1 print. Group portrait of the proclamation signing in the governor's reception room, Harrisburg, Feb. 11, 1987. Gift of Governor's Heritage Affairs Advisory Board
Records, 1918-1932. 1 volume. This collection consists of a single volume of minutes from this Philadelphia organization. In Lithuanian. Register available. Gift of Alphonse Sugint.
Lithuanian Music Hall
Records, 1897-1991. 7 ft. The Lithuanian Music Hall Association was founded in Philadelphia in 1907 to provide a central meeting place for the educational and recreational activities of a number of local Lithuanian organizations. Events include concerts, literary evenings, and commemorative events. The collection includes correspondence, membership and financial records, and printed materials. In Lithuanian and English. Inventory available. Gift of the organization.
Navickas, Thaddeus (1926- )
Papers, 1953-1989. 4 folders. Thaddeus Navickas was born in
Alytus, Lithuania and came to the United States in 1949. He was educated in Ohio and lives in Idaho. The collection consists of bound and sheet music for choir and piano, some by Navickas and some by his father Stasys
Navickas. In English and Lithuanian. Inventory available. Gift of Thaddeus Navickas.
Northside Lithuanian Republican Alliance of Philadelphia
Records, 1912-1919. 1 volume. The Northside Lithuanian Republican Alliance of Philadelphia was founded in 1908 as a fraternal organization. The collection contains a single volume of minutes for the years 1912-1918. Also present are photocopies of pages of the program for the organization's fortieth anniversary banquet and dance. In Lithuanian and English. Register available. Gift of Alphonse Sugint.
Puzinas, Jonas (1905- )
Collection, 1903-1973. 2 ft. The collection contains clippings and other printed matter, conference materials, and historical materials collected by Puzinas concerning Lithuanian Americans. In Lithuanian and English. Inventory available. Gift of Jonas Puzinas.
Photographs, 1933, 1968. 2 prints. Portraits, one of two Lituanica pilots, one group of delegates to Lithuanian World Congress; New York City and unknown location. Gift of Jonas Puzinas.
St. Mary's Lithuanian Church, Philadelphia
Records, 1919-1949. 1 ft., 1 OS folder. The collection contains three volumes of records of marriages and deaths and related certificates. In Lithuanian. Inventory available. Gift of William Mabek.
Voice of the Lithuanian Community, Radio Program
Records, ca. 1908-1992. 9 ft. The Voice of the Lithuanian Community was formed in 1949, and reorganized in 1951 as a volunteer organization broadcasting news (both of the community and from Lithuania) and music on WTEL in Philadelphia. The organization is still active. The collection includes sound recordings, logs, and an uncataloged photograph. In Lithuanian and English. Inventory available. Gift of the organization.
Newspaper, 1917-1946, 1948-1988. 12 reels. Published in Brooklyn, New York, by the Lithuanian Roman Catholic Alliance of America, beginning in 1917. Later issues in Lithuanian and English. In Lithuanian.
Newspaper, 1895-1897. Partial reel. Published weekly in Chicago, Illinois by the Lithuanian Publishing Company, 1822-1920. In Lithuanian.
Periodical, 1896-1898. 1 reel. Published weekly in Waterbury, Connecticut, by Rev. J. Zebris. Some items in English. In Lithuanian
Newspaper, 1890-1893. 2 reels. Published weekly in Plymouth, Pennsylvania by Joseph Pauksztis, 1890-1921. "Literaturos, mokslo ir polytikos nedelinis laikrasztis." In Lithuanian
Return to Table of Contents