Finding aid for the Vaclav Snajdr Photographs

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Snajdr, Vaclav
Title: Vaclav Snajdr Photographs
Dates: 1869-1955
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Vaclav Snajdr (1847-1920) was a Czech writer and journalist who moved to Racine, Wisconsin in 1869 to edit the newspaper Slavie. He later moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where he began his own paper, Pokrok, in 1873. When it failed in 1876 Snajdr remained in Cleveland and started a weekly, rationalist newspaper, Dennice Novoveku, in 1877. Later he also published a Sunday paper, Jednota. From 1883 to 1886 Snajdr published Osvobozenych, and from 1891 to 1896 he published Organ Bratsoi of the Cesko-Slovanska Podporyici Spolecnost. Snajdr sold his newspaper and publishing business to Svet Publishing Company in 1910 but remained active in local politics and business. He retired in 1919 and moved to California. The collection consists of photographs of members of the Snadjr family, their homes and friends.
PG Number PG 185
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English