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1919-00-00-PA-PirmasSkanas.jpg
Print culture
The cover of a rare collection of religious poetry, Pirmās skaņas, self-published in 1919 by a Latvian Baptist, M. Mureneek (M. Mūrniece), in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The author's forward suggests the poems were written in an urban setting, most likely in Chicago.
0000-00-00-PA-IHRCA-HorsingAround.jpg
Latvian Baptists in Bucks County
A group of Latvian Baptists pose for a photographer as they display a variation on a human pyramid. The image likely was made in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in the early 1920s.
1925-00-00-PA-IHRCA-BucksCounty.jpg
Latvian Baptists in Bucks County
Latvian Baptists pose for a group photograph in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, during a gathering in 1925. The home was that of Juris and Jūlija Burse (George and Julia Burse), one of the first Latvian settlers in the Applebachsville area.
HHS Fall 2011.pdf
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
The fall 2011 edition of Haycock Historical News, the newsletter of the Haycock Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The lead story is a history of the Latvians of Haycock Township, including the Bucks County Latvian Baptist Church. It was written by Ralf W. Augstroze.
2010-07-17-PA-BucksCounty.jpg
Bucks County Latvian Baptist Church
The Bucks County Latvian Baptist Church, located at the village of Applebachsville, Pennsylvania, was completed in 1933. The congregation was founded in 1913.
0000-00-00-PA-IHRCA-Baptism.jpg
Latvian Baptists
A photograph of the Rev. Peter Buschman (Pēteris Bušmanis) baptizing an unidentified person in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, ca. 1916. Bucks County, a rural area north of Philadelpia, developed into a "colony" for Latvian Baptists.