July 2009 Archives

Recently Published

Edited by Ieva Zake, newly published Anti-Communist Minorities in the U.S., Political Activism of Ethnic Refugees references materials in the IHRC and presents the little known history of anti-Communism and the Cold War in the U.S. from the point of view of émigrés from Eastern and Central Europe, Asia, and Cuba.

New America Media, the nation's first and largest collaboration of ethnic news organizations, honored Lou Ann Matossian, an editor of the Armenian Reporter, at the 2009 National Ethnic Media Expo & Awards in June for excellence in international affairs reporting. Matossian has a long association with the IHRC and currently serves on the Collections Advisory Council.

Edmund Valtman Papers at the IHRC

A new web display featuring the Papers of Edmund Valtman (1914-2005) from the Center's archival holdings is available for viewing. Valtman, born in Estonia, was a cartoonist who immigrated to the U.S. in 1949, a Pulitzer Prize winner in 1962. More...

U Libraries' Technical Services Completes IHRC Newspaper Catalog

The IHRC is pleased to announce that a multi-year project to catalog ethnic newspapers in the Center's collections has successfully concluded. Technical Services staff of the University of Minnesota Libraries finalized on July 2, 2009, cataloging entries for the IHRC's holdings of 46 Greek through Ukrainian titles.