A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Voyne + 1902, Spiro ?, Sava 1893 - 1894, Zorka 1895 - 1896

 Prednja strana spomenika

  VOYNE

LEPETICH

MAV 26 1902

   AGED

3 MONSIODAV S

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ОВДЕ ПОЧИВА

ШПИРО  ЛЕ -

ПЕТИЋ ПКОЈ

МS ВЈЕЧНИ

 


Бочна десна страна споменика

 

   СПОМЕНА

  САВА СИНА

ШПИРА И МИЛЕ

    ЛЕПЕТИЋ

   РОДЈЕН

 15 ОКТ 1893

      УМРО

11 МАЈ 1894

У АНЂЕЛС КАМП

  ВИЕЧНА МY

  ПАМИЕТ

 


 Бочна лева страна споменика

 

   СПОМЕНА 

ЗОРКЕ КЧЕРЕ

ШПИРА И МИЛЕ

   ЛЕПЕТИЋ

   РОДЈЕНА

10 АПР 1895

   УМРЛА

  1 МАЈ 1896

У АНЂЕЛС КАМП

   ВИЕЧНАЈА 

   ПАМИЕТ

 


 

Zadnja strana spomenika

IN MEMORY OF

  SAM. AGED

6 MOS. 27 DS

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ZORKA . AGED

   1 YR DS

  CHILDREN.

  OF S. & M.

  LEPETICH

NATIVES OF 

ANGELS CAMP

 


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Miroslav Marcovich / Мирослав Марковић

Miroslav Marcovich, Professor Emeritus in the Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was born in Belgrade on 18 March 1919. He died on 14 June 2001 at the age of 82. He is survived by his gracious wife Vera, whom he married on 30 May 1948 and who was to be the unfailing companion of the remainder of his life, and his son, Dr. Dragoslav (Michael) Marcovich, a chemist.

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Serbian Americans: History—Culture—Press

by Krinka Vidaković-Petrov, translated from Serbian by Milina Jovanović

Learned, lucid, and deeply perceptive, SERBIAN AMERICANS is an immensely rewarding and readable book, which will give historians invaluable new insights, and general readers exciting new ways to approach the history​ of Serbian printed media. Serbian immigration to the U.S. started dates from the first few decades of 19th c. The first papers were published in San Francisco starting in 1893. During the years of the most intense politicization of the Serbian American community, the Serbian printed media developed quickly with a growing number of daily, weekly, monthly and yearly publications. Newspapers were published in Serbian print shops, while the development of printing presses was a precondition for the growth of publishing in general. Among them were various kinds of books: classical Serbian literature, folksong collections, political pamphlets, works of the earliest Serbian American writers in America (poetry, prose and plays), first translations from English to Serbian, books about Serb immigrants, dictionaries, textbooks, primers, etc.

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