6 / 1995
Nives Sulič

They Disappeared During the Night - Emigration from Bela Krajina to the United States

Bordering Dolenjska and Prekmurje, Bela Krajina is that part of Slovenia, from witch the most people emigrated to the USA during the period up until the Second World War. This emigration was a mutch due to contemporary economic and social contditions as purley personal reasons for emigrating. With their financial assistance and visits home, as well as with their new ways of thinking, emigrants from Bela Krajina also ha dan influence on life of their native villages.