She escaped Yugoslavia with 6 children in 1919. to America: They got their first bread and took this photo (PHOTO)
The photo published in newspapers on that day reveals the face of a mother and little children while they eat their first bread in United States
- They have come all the way from Yugoslavia to find home in America. Their bags and bundles probably contain all their possessions, they the determined face of the mother and he cherry countenances of the youngsters as they eat their first bread in New World promise well for their future.
There is no reliable data for the first Serbian migrants in USA, but Jovan Miskovic is mentioned in the archives who was in Louisiana and New Mexico in 1740, while the famouse leader of Texas revolution Djordje Sagic, who later took the name Dzordz Fiser, came to America in 1814.
Bilo jednom u Americi... Imigranti iz Jugoslavije. American dream - kora hljeba i sunce tudjeg neba. Godina 1919. pic.twitter.com/pkUXeKZo4C
— Mikrokosmos (@Sazvezdje_Sunca) December 29, 2016