9 / 1998
Marjan Drnovšek

Memorandum of the Yugoslav Emigrants ’Catholic Campaign from Aumetz, France (1931)

The paper deals with the text of the Memorandum of the Yugoslav Emigrants’ CatholicCampaign from 1931 which originated in the mining town of Aumetz in Moselle, France.The text is published in its entirety. The author compares it with some contemporarydrafts of the ‘emigration programme’ which were taking shape in Slovenia. Using thiscomparative method the author analyses the content of the memorandum and at thesame time places it in the broader historical context of the time in which it appeared.