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E-lists and Blogs

Czech Heritage Society of Texas on Facebook

Czech Costumes blog (by Sharon Middlebrook)

Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies Facebook Page 

Svacina Blog (by Dawn Orsak)

Texas Czech Events 


About Texas Food and Music Festivals (from

Czech Heritage Society of Texas: Bexar County Chapter Events Page

Hallettsville Kolache Fest

Kolache-Klobase Festival

National Polka Festival

Victoria County Czech Heritage Festival

Westfest Festival  

Geography: the Czech and Moravian Lands

Map of the Lands of the Bohemian Crown from the 14th century till 1742

Map of Bohemia (2000)

Map of Moravia (I.A. Comenio)

Mapa zemí československých (1919)

Map of Carte Ethnographique Des Pays Tchéques

Geography: Texas

Czech Settlements in Texas

Early Czech settlements in Texas by Drew Patterson

Guide to the Czech Communities in Texas compiled by Cindy Harvey Neal

Texas State Historical Association and Czechs

The Geography of Language Shift: A Quantitative Cemetery Study in the Texas Czech Community by Matthew Juge (Map of locations with central Texas Czech cemeteries included)

West, Texas:  Czech Point of Central Texas  

Heritage and Geneology

Czech Immigration to Texas

Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International


Czech Heritage Museum and Genealogy Center (with SPJST Library), Temple, Texas

The Czech Heritage Society of Texas

Czech Heritage Society of Texas Bexar County Chapter

Texas Czech Genealogical Society

Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center, La Grange, Texas  

History at Home: A Basic Guide to Genealogy

A Genealogy Guide 

A Genealogist's Guide to Tracing People from Our Past

Genealogy Software and Resources

Genealogy Research Strategies

Finding your Family from Ships' Passenger Lists

Studying Genealogy through Ellis Island Records

Texas Czechs Jan and Ferdinand Pribyl -- Letters and Artwork of our Moravian Ancestors by James Harris & Bette Stockbauer-Harris


Czech Texans in the Texas Almanac

Czech Influence in Fayette County, TX

La Grange Svoboda campaign issue, August 20, 1892. Texas Newspaper Collection

Texas State Historical Association's Background of Czech Settlement into Texas

The Czechs in America: Chronology. Library of Congress European Reading Room (by George Kovtun)  


The Czech National Corpus Institute (Český Národní Korpus)

Ústav pro jazyk český Akademie věd ČR (The Institute for the Czech Language at the Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic)

The Czech Linguistic Atlas

Český Jazykový Atlas (Parts 1-5); Parts 1-5 available online!

Balhar, Jan & Jančák, Pavel et al. (1997, 2012). Český jazykový atlas 1-5. [The Czech Linguistic Atlas 1]. Brno: Ústav pro jazyk český AV ČR.

Map of Czech dialectal regions


Czech Polka Time Radio

Friends of Old World Music: Links

Jimmy Brosch remembers 20 legendary Texas Czech polka bands 

Polka Events

Texas Czech Music (

Texas Polka Museum, Schulenburg, Texas:  

Texas Polka Bands Currently Performing  

Other Czech-American Resources 

American Sokol

Chicagoland Czech-American Community Center

Czech American TV Online

Czech Center New York

Czech Language Programs and Czech as a Heritage Language in the United States (Simone J. Hrouda, Portland State University, Oregon) Embassy of The Czech Republic, Washington, D.C.: 

Directory of  Organizations

Nebraska Czechs

Nebraska Czechs of Wilber


Search The Portal to Texas History for Texas Czech Periodicals

Archive of Czech Periodicals

Nebraska newspapers (Wilberské listy, Pokrok západu, Přítel lidu, Ozvěna západu in Czech)

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