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Voldemar Ploom papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3574

Diplomas, certificates, obituary, honorary addresses, Dallas Texas Estonian Society bulletins, event programs, articles, biographical data, congratulatory citations.

Dates: 1937-1993

Voldemar Veedam papers

Identifier: IHRC3601

Personal papers; manuscripts of memoiristic books an plays; notes about Estonian refugee ships in 1940´s; notebooks; correspondence; newspaper clippings and photocopies of articles; 9 audio tapes of interviews with Estonians who sailed to USA on refugee ships in 1940´s [?]; prinet matter, incl. "Erma mersõit"="The Cuise of the Erma" by V. Veedam (Augsburg-Haochfeld 1947) The collection was arranged in 1997 by Mercia Braun-David

Dates: 1947-1973

Voldemars Eltermanis papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC619

Collection consists of personal documents, correspondence, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1920-1990

Volodymyr Besoushko papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3911

Correspondence, newsletters and bulletins pertaining to the Shevchenko Scientific Society and the Ukrainian Free University.

Dates: 1970-1980

Walfrid J. Jokinen papers

Identifier: IHRC1146

Papers (1952-1964), of Walfrid J. Jokinen (1915-1970) consist of biographical material; correspondence, mainly regarding Jokinen's translation of Hans R. Wasastjerna's Minnesotan Suomalisten Historia and resulting disputes; a manuscript, "The Finns in Minnesota: A Social History"; and research reports and miscellany.

Dates: 1952-1964

Walter and Valeria Nurczynski papers

Identifier: IHRC1705

Papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, sheet music (mostly of songs sung by Valeria), radio scripts, and financial reports of the Polish War Relief Committee of Boston (ca. 1944). Also included are correspondence and photographs of Alexandra J. Jaskolski and papers of Karol Jaskolski.

Dates: 1916-1968

Walter Drzewieniecki papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC570

Papers (1970) of Walter M. Drzewieniecki, an emeritus professor of history at SUNY-Buffalo, consist of correspondence; newspaper clippings; and programs documenting his career and Polish American activities in Buffalo.

Dates: 1970

Walter Rand papers

Identifier: IHRC3034

Collection consists of autobiographical and biographical materials, correspondence, research papers and notes, conference presentations, reprints of published articles. Included are also numerous albums of photographs from the 1930's to 1990s.

Dates: 1930-1990

Walter Smietana papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2451
Abstract Papers (1970-1979) of Walter Smietana, chairman of the Department of Education and Psychology and acting president of Alliance College (Cambridge Springs, Penn.) consist of minutes of Alliance College Teacher Education Committee, press releases from the College, newspaper clippings, academic bulletins, photographs, correspondence with Dr. Mieczysla Klimaszewski, chancellor, Jagedonian University (Poland), materials pertaining to the Quincentennial Committee, and an Alliance College...
Dates: 1970-1973

Wanda and Eugene Rosiak papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2287

The Wanda and Eugene Rosiak papers consist of materials pertaining to their activities in the Polish Falcons of America and Polonia.

Dates: 1900-1990

Wasyl Dmytrenko papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1393

Collection consists mainly of materials pertaining to the Ukrainian Polytechnic Institute in Munich, Germany. Included are also maps of Ukraine and the western Carpathian region, corespondence and items documenting Ukrainian American life.

Dates: 1920-1990

Wasyl Halich papers

Identifier: IHRC861
Abstract Papers (1921-1971) of Wasyl Halich (b. 1896), a Ukrainian American college teacher of Russian and European history, include biographical materials, materials pertaining to Ukrainian Americans, correspondence, newspaper clippings, postcards, and miscellany. Halich's papers contain information regarding, but not limited to, agriculture in North Dakota, the Catholic Church-Oriental rites, the mining industry, Protestant churches and Protestants in Ukraine, the Surma Book and Music Company,...
Dates: 1921-1971

Wasyl Proch papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2184

Papers (1920-1925) of Wasyl Proch include an affidavit for an American visa from the United States consulate in Prague; an affidavit of support from the Merchants National Bank (St. Paul, Minn.); a Ukrainian passports; and photograph postcards.

Dates: 1920-1925

Wayne Harkness papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1940

Wayne Harkness has served the Order Sons of Italy Northwest Grand Lodge as Grand Recording Secretary (1983-1987). The Lodge includes Idaho, Washington, and portions of Oregon. It was founded in 1929. Collection includes Northwest Grand Convention minutes (1930-1987) and scattered Grand Council minutes (1932-1954).

Dates: 1930-1987

West Side Democratic and Civic Club (South Bend, Indiana) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2833

Records (1930-1961) of the West Side Democratic and Civic Club (South Bend, Indiana), a Polish American organization, consist of minutes of regular monthly and annual meetings.

Dates: 1920-1961

Wiktor Kielkowski papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1207

Papers (1949-1976) of Victor Kielkowski (b. 1896) consist of correspondence; biographical materials; personal papers; and writings.

Dates: 1949-1976

Wilhelm A. Wolny papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2852
Abstract Papers (1938-1971) of Wilhelm A. Wolny, a leader in the Polish American communities in Detroit, Michigan, and San Francisco, California, include personal correspondence, minutes and records of Northern California Polish organizations, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, and miscellany. Included are materials pertaining to the Polish Relief Committee of the United Polish Societies (San Francisco, Calif.), the Polish National Alliance (San Francisco) the Polish American Congress (San Francisco),...
Dates: 1938-1971

William Syrjala papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC3020

Papers consist of sheet music, letters, scrapbooks, and photographs.

Dates: 1930-1985

Wolsfeld Family collection

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC3924
Abstract Collection consists of three binders containing: Volume I – “Wolsfeld Family Story,” compiled and written by Marcia MacKinnon, 1999; Volume II (red binder) - historical documentation related to the Wolsfeld family. Johann Wolsfeld, 1796-1854, immigrated to the United States with his family from Prussia in 1852, the surviving family settled in Minnesota’s Hennepin County in 1855. Included are ship contracts, newspaper clippings, correspondence, records pertaining to German American...
Dates: 1847-1980

Work People’s College (Duluth, Minnesota) records

Identifier: IHRC2857

Records (1904-1962) of the Work People's College (Tyovaen Opisto), Duluth, Minnesota, contain correspondence, financial records, stock certificates, student club minutes, student rosters, and lists of and photocopies of proletarian plays. The College was founded to serve the educational needs of Finnish American Socialists and later, members of the Industrial Workers of the World. It was dissolved in 1952.

Dates: 1904-1962

Workers’ Publishing Company (Duluth, Minnesota) records

Identifier: IHRC2858

Records (1915-1975) of the Worker's Publishing Company (Duluth, Minnesota), publisher of the Finnish language newspaper "Industrialisti," contain correspondence, financial records, and office files. Also included are items relating to the Work People's College (Duluth, Minnesota) and the Finnish American Athletic Club.

Dates: 1915-1975

World Association of Estonians (Ulemaailmne Eesti Kesknoukogu - UEKN) records

Identifier: IHRC3746

World-wide Estonian central council. Collection consists of ledgers, minutes, correspondence, various documentation about Estonians in the United States, membership records.

Dates: 1930-1980

Yaroslav J. Chyz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC446

Papers (1929-1958) of Yaroslav Chyz (1894-1958), an authority on American nationality groups and the history of immigration, particularly of Ukrainians, consist of correspondence; newspaper clippings; reports; photographs; and writings. Included is a taped interview with Edward R. Murrow.

Dates: 1929-1958

Yeshayahu Jelinek papers

Identifier: IHRC1136

Collection consists of research notes on Eastern European immigrants, lecture and course notes, and documents concerning Hungarian, Slovak, and Greek Catholic immigrants.

Dates: 1891-1979

Yolanda Ghiloni-Overby papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2965

Italian American publications, including directories of Italian health care providers, and a catalague of an Italian bookstore in New York City.

Dates: 1905-1950

Yrjo A. and Leonora T. Paloheimo papers

Identifier: IHRC2027

Papers contain correspondence, reports, news clippings, and press releases relating to his consular activities; also minutes, annual reports, news releases, and newsletter drafts relating to the founding and early years of the Finlandia Foundation. Papers also reflect philanthropic projects of the Paloheimos, their participation in social and organizational activities in Southern California, and personal records and correspondence with family members in the United States and Finland.

Dates: 1945-1986

Yugoslav (Slovenian) Radio Hour (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2876

The Yugoslav (Slovenian) Radio Hour (Milwaukee, Wis.) collection (ca. 1942-1953) consists of scripts used for radio programs.

Dates: 1942-1953

Zapadni Cesko-Bratrska Jednota (ZCBJ), Lodge Boleslav Jablonsky No. 219, Poplar Grove Township, Roseau County, Minnesota records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2906

Collection consists of a minute book of the lodge covering the period of 1914-1960. Included are also photocopies of photographs of the building, and a copy of the National Register of Historic Places nomination for which it is recently being considered.

Dates: 1914-1960

Zdenka Rypka papers

Identifier: IHRC2333
Abstract Papers of Zdenka Rypka (1894-1975) include family correspondence, diaries and notebooks, photographs, scrapbooks and clippings. The collection also includes her handwritten transcriptions of Czech folk songs, as well as published programs and other material from Czech American fraternal organizations. Selected items from the collection have been digitized and are available in the University of Minnesota's U Media Archive and on the Digitizing Immigrant Letters project website (see "Digital...
Dates: 1825-1966

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