|Object Name||Papers, personal|
|Title||Spudich Family Papers|
|Scope & Content||
This collection consists of numerous photographs, books, certificates, prayer cards, and other miscellaneous papers pertaining to the Spudich Family.
The photographs, books and artifacts are catalogued separately.
|Admin/Biographical History||The Spudich family is a Croatian immigrant family that arrived in the United States in the early 1900's. Nicholas and Barbara had six children, five boys and 1 girl with the earliest being born in the 1910's. They were a very devout Catholic family as demonstrated by the Bibles, religious books and prayer cards that are a part of this collection. Nicholas was employed by the American Steel Foundries and was a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union as was his son, Marcus. The Spudich family resided in Lawrenceville, a neighborhood section of the city of Pittsburgh, PA and are an excellent example of an ethnic working class family in the suburbs during the first half of the 20th century.|
|Dates of Creation||c. 1910 - 1965|