August 2013 Archives

Limited staffing during the week of August 19-23, 2013.

Researchers are encouraged to contact the IHRC Archives in advance to make appointments. Due to multiple staff absences, we will not be able to serve walk-in researchers. Thank you.

New finding aids for two collections posted

Over the past several months, the IHRC Archives has benefited from valuable assistance by a long-time friend and supporter of the Belarusian American collection - Ihar Labacevich who processed and created finding aids for the Papers of Vasil Puntus, and for the Vaclau Panucevich Papers.

Angel and Ellis Islands

Vincent Cannato and Erika Lee talked about Angel Island and Ellis Island. Angel Island served as the main debarkation point for immigrants to the United States' West Coast from 1910 to 1940 while Ellis Island was the point of entry for immigrants to the East Coast from 1892 to 1954.