A group photograph of the members of St. Joseph Society No. 122, K. S.K.J., in Rock Springs, Wyoming. The group met to bless the Society's flag, visible at the center of the photo. According to the note accompanying the photograph, Mr. John Koshir stands on the left side of the flag (with large mustache). Mrs. John Koshir stands on the right. "Shortly after..Mr. John Koshir was elected to the state legislature for the state of Wyoming. As far as it is known, Mr. Koshir was the first immigrant from Slovenia to attain this honor anywhere in the United States."
11 x 14 inches
Type of Resource
Social life and customs Society emblems Clothing and dress Slovenian Fraternal organizations