Kikinda

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kikinda

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the Socialist Republic of Serbia, in Vojvodina Autonomous Province. Population, 38,000 (1971). Kikinda is a railroad junction. Industries include the processing of agricultural raw materials, a foundry, and ceramic production. There are oil fields near the city.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The first such Serbian female organization, the Serbian Women's Charitable Cooperative, formed in 1873 in Velika Kikinda, was followed by 22 Serbian women's cooperatives in Hungary by the beginning of the 20th century.
Nedeljkovir's fund 11,581.86 K, for clothing poor schoolchildren and providing firewood for the poor." (12) In 1908, the Serbian Women's Charitable Cooperative in Velika Kikinda had "9 benefactors and 90 regular members," and its property consisted of a house worth 7,663.67 crowns, with kindergarten and cash in the amount of 18993.59 crowns (in 1910 this was about $3,700).
After graduating from the Serbian Teachers' School in Sombor in 1864, Arkadije Varadanin began his career as a pedagogue in his native town of Velika Kikinda. A Serbian National-Church council funded his training under the German pedagogue Dr.
(26) In "Subscribe here," we find that the idea for the newspaper originated with the members of the Charitable Cooperative of Serbian Women from Novi Sad and that the other cooperatives situated in Vrsac, Velika Kikinda, Veliki Beckerek, Srpski Becej, Bela Crkva, Mitrovica, Subotica, Sentomas, Segedin, and Ruma had joined "the common tause." (27)
There are also reports and news on the activities of the Charitable Cooperative of Serbian Women in Bela Crkva, Serbian Women's Charitable Cooperative in Velika Kikinda, Serbian Women's Charitable Cooperative in Segedin, Charitable Cooperative of Serbian Women in Vrsac, Serbian Women's Charitable Cooperative in V.
Mihajlo Misa Kosic was a prominent pedagogue and academic from Velika Kikinda. Stevan Radic (1863-1917), a writer and a pedagogue, was a teacher and the head of the elementary school in Irig and the secretary of the Charitable Cooperative of Serbian Women in Irig.
She completed her medical studies at Budapest University in 1905 and then worked in Velika Kikinda, where she died at age 27 (see Zenski svet, no.