Ukrainian Immigrant Histories & Genealogy Project of the Ukrainian American Community Center (UACC) cordially invites you to tour the Ukrainian Collection at the Immigration History Research Center (IHRC), University of Minnesota. Saturday, August 18th, 2012, 10:00 am - 11:30 am, Free. Our Tour Guide is Halyna Myroniuk, retired Sr. Assistant Curator - IHRC.
Please RSVP your attendance at the tour by reply email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Paul at 612-242-1059 [Continue reading for more details.]
IHRC is located inside Elmer L. Anderson Library, room 311, 222 21st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455, Univ. of MN West Bank, http://www1.umn.edu/twincities/maps/AnderLib/
Tour the "World Renown" Ukrainian Collection at the IHRC and learn about its contents. Learn about its resources for
- family history research through the records of the United Ukrainian Relief Committee
- early Ukrainian-American newspapers (Svoboda & Ameryka)
- Ukrainian immigration statistics
- personal papers and archives of famous Ukrainian-Minnesotans (U of MN Prof. Alexander Granovsky, sponsor of 100's of DP's & inventor of DDT pesticide, Prof. Wasyl Halich, published the first book in English on Ukrainians in the United States, Wasyl Pakulak, teacher at St. Constantine's Ukrainian School and journalist about Ukrainian activities in the Twin Cities)
- the Ukrainian Folk Ballet of the Twin Cities (1934-1953)
We are planning to car pool from the Ukrainian Center, 301 Main St NE,
Mpls., at 9:30 am for ease of attending the tour - but need your RSVP for transport planning also.
Lunch at a local West Bank restaurant/tavern is planned for those that
may be interested.
The Ukrainian Immigrant Histories & Genealogy Project is a new initiative of the UACC to present, preserve and promote the oral and written immigrant histories of local Ukrainian Community members and families.