The 9th annual convention for the Croatian National Benefit Society detailed in a banner displaced above the entrance of a building. Five men stand outside the entrance, talking to one another.
10 Archival description results for Croatian
Sister Margaret Beaton and Ms. Hilda Day of the Beaton Institute interview Mr. Mayich about immigrating from the former Yugoslavia (now Republic of Croatia) to Cape Breton. He discusses family, work and politics.
Recording available for streaming: T-204a [http://beaton.cbu.ca/AtoM/audio/T-204a.mp3] and T-204b [http://beaton.cbu.ca/AtoM/audio/T-204b.mp3]
Item is a photograph of the Sydney branch of the Hrvatska seljačka stranka (HSS), the Croatian Peasant Party. Two girls in the photograph hold up a banner which reads, “Ogranak 28, HSS Dr Barišasmoljan Osnovan, 1938, u Sydney, N.S. Canada.” The photograph was taken in 1938.
Back row from left to right: Unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, Stanley Markotich, John Markotich, Jack Dzaich, Unknown First Name Dugandzic, unknown, Nikola Šimač
Middle row from left to right: unknown, unknown, Blanche Unknown Last Name, Jaka Markotich, Julka Mayich (Majic), Kris Mayich (Majic)
Front row: unknown, unknown
Two ledgers for 1889-1900 and 1889-1915. Records indicate that an interpreter was employed at the quarry to communicate with the immigrant miners who were of Polish, Hungarian, Russian, Yugoslavian (Croatian) and Greek descent. See MB 40.
Item is a photograph of a Croatian Tamburitza Orchestra featuring seven costumed performers, taken 14 October 1930.
Item is a photograph of the funeral of Joze Markotic, taken 15 November 1946. The text at the bottom reads, “Uspomena – Joze Markotic, UMRA, Nov 15, 1946, u Sydney, Nova Scotia Canada.”
Item is a photograph of a group picnic, taken in 1929. Croatian families in attendance.
Item is a photograph of a picnic at South Bar, taken 20 July 1939. Families of Croatian descent attending.
Pearl Gallivan interviews Mr. Kris Mayich about his trip to Yugoslavia (Republic of Croatia) and his thoughts on returning to his homeland.
Recording available for streaming: T-474a [http://beaton.cbu.ca/AtoM/audio/T-474a.mp3] and T-474b [http://beaton.cbu.ca/AtoM/audio/T-474b.mp3]