7 / 1996
Martin Jevnikar

Slovene Homes in South America

The paper discusses the settling of 6,000 Slovene post-war emigrants in Argentina, mostly in Buenos Aires, their first struggles to obtain employment and housing, their slow integration into the new environment, economic consolidation, the establishing of school lessons for almost 1,000 children and the building of nine Slovene Homes for church, school and educational activities, and recreation.