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Eugene Skotzko papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2935

Abstract

Papers (1931-1996) consist of general correspondence; correspondence pertaining to ODWU (Organization for the Rebirth of Ukraine), publication of his book "Na Storozhi Ukrainy," New York Republican State Committee (Naturalized Citizens Division-Ukrainian Section); ODWU circulars; drafts of articles; and newspaper clippings pertaining to the Ukrainian Bureau of Washington, D.C.

Dates

  • 1931-1996

Creator

Language of Materials

English, Ukrainian

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

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HISTORICAL SKETCH

Eugene Skotzko (1907-1996), an economist and editor, was born in Jarciwci, Ukraine on December 20, 1907. He came to America and New York in 1929. He received his B.S. in foreign service from Georgetown University n 1948 and in 1954 an M.A. in international relations. He was a federal employee in the Department of Labor as staff editor (1956-1964) and later as economics editor for the Bureau of Labor Statistics' "Monthly Labor Review" (1964-1968) and a regular columnist (1968-). Skotzko was a political, social and cultural activist in the Ukrainian American and American community. In 1938, he was a delegate of U.S. and Canadian Ukrainian National Organizations to Carpatho-Ukraine. In 1937 Skotzko helped found the Ukrainian Press Service in New York; he was founder and president of the Ukrainian Bureau of Washington, D.C. (1939-1940), was a founding member of ODWU (Organization for the Rebirth of Ukraine, 1930-) and the first secretary of its Central Executive Committee (1931-1934, 1937-1938); was editor of "Vistnyk ODWU" (1932-1935); and was a founding member and first president of the United Ukrainians of Washington, D.C. (1948).

Extent

6 Linear Feet

PROVENANCE

Collection acquired from Mary Skotzko of Maryland in 1996.
Title
Inventory of the Eugene Skotzko papers.
Author
IHRC Archives
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area

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