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Founded in what was to become Czechoslovakia, Sokol organizations were formed to create sound minds and sound bodies.

Girl's kroj from Piešťany, Slovakia

This restored silk apron is filled with beautiful details made of fish scales. The scales are hand-cut and sewn onto the apron.

In 1927 this bride wore a metal and rhinestone tiara with her silk gown on her wedding day.

"Free Bread-Richer Table (First Harvest of a Five-Year Program)" Communist propaganda poster.

This silk wedding dress is from 1927 and has an opalescent beaded ribbon hanging from the neck.

Man's kroj from Bohemia.

Visitors to our museum are greeted by over 1,000 pieces of lead Bohemian crystal. It is 8 feet tall, 6 feet wide, and 460 pounds. It was made in Prague by Preciosa.

Apron being restored after the 2008 flood swept through Cedar Rapids, IA.

1971 Beatles "Yellow Submarine" movie poster from Czechoslovakia. Western music was frowned upon in communist-era Czechoslovakia, and fans were sometimes persecuted.