Marija Jurić Zagorka is first Croatian female political journalist, who took part in the establishment of Croatian Journalists’ Association. As a member of the Association, she advocated working and social rights of female journalists.
In cooperation with Centre for Women’s Studies and Croatian Journalists’ Association, records created by CJA and related to Zagorka’s work have been digitized in order to enhance the accessibility and usage for future researches.
Since 1995 Croatian Journalists’ Association has been granting an award Marija Jurić Zagorka for press, radio and television, extending the existing categories for written, radio, and television journalism to Internet journalism and investigative journalism.
Digitized record covers the period 1910 – 1957 is owned by Croatian Journalists’ Association. Physical originals are located at the owner / custodian, and copies are accessible at the Library of the Centre for Women’s studies.
Scope and content:
Fond contains personal documents and correspondence of Marija Jurić Zagorka and minutes of Croatian Journalists’ Association. Over the years Association has changed several names: Croatian Journalists’ Association – Section of Yugoslav Journalists’ Association, Journalists’ Association of Banovina Hrvatska, Journalists’ Association of People’s Republic of Croatia, Croatian Journalists’ Association).
Documents (personal documents and correspondence)
Date(s): 1911 – 1957
Scope: 34 items
Date(s): 1910 – 1944
Scope: 31 items
Directive on journalists and journalist work
Note: Since some names are incomplete and/or unreadable and can’t be fully identified, a research on personal data corresponding to original content has been made. Documents and minutes’ list (transliteration) can be found here, and list of sources and research document with identified names here.
Language/scripts of material: Croatian, Latin
Marija Jurić Zagorka
Croatian Journalists’ Association (normative name)
Croatian Journalists’ Association – Section of Yugoslav Journalists’ Association (historical name)
Journalists’ Association of Banovina Hrvatska (historical name)
Journalists’ Association of People’s Republic of Croatia (historical name)
Bošnjak, M. (ur.) HND – prvo stoljeće. Hrvatsko novinarsko društvo 1910. – 2010. Medijska agencija Hrvatskog novinarskog društva, Zagreb, 2010
Majdak, P. Konstrukcija ženskog identiteta u pravaškim humorističko-satiričkim listovima druge polovine 19. stoljeća, Časopis za suvremenu povijest, Vol.47 No.2 Studeni 2015.
Novak, B., Hrvatsko novinarstvo u 20. stoljeću, Golden marketing – Tehnička knjiga, Zagreb, 2005
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