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Anton Zakelj papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2887
Abstract Typescript of a memoir "Starting Over in Cleveland" by Anton Zakelj, translated from Slovenian into English and edited by John Zakelj, with photographs by Anton Zakelj. Also a typescript of an article "Cleveland in the 50s" by Anton Zakelj. The Zakelj family immigrated to the United States from Slovenia in 1950, settling in Cleveland, Ohio. The memoir depicts life in the Slovenian neighborhood of Cleveland, around the St. Vitus Church.
Dates: 1950-1953

Michelle Klees papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1223
Abstract 11 oral history transcripts produced in conjunction with MA thesis "Persevering Endurance: Latvians in Minnesota, U of Northern Colorado, 2002. The interviews conducted by Michelle Klees between 2000 and 2001 focus on the experiences of Latvian displaced persons after WWII and their immigration to the United States. Covered are also Latvian traditions, the issue of maintaining one's ethnic culture after resettlement, and the activities of the Latvian American community in the Minneapolis/St....
Dates: 1940-1990

Raimunds Caks papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC391
Abstract The Raimunds Caks collection is comprised of personal papers that reflect his participation in a number of Latvian civic and cultural activities and organizations since settling in the United States after World War II. The folders include correspondence, bulletins, announcements, invitations, and reports. Though Caks is noted for his activity with Latvian scouting and journalism, this collection contains primarily documentation of his involvement with the Daugavas Vanagi, thus providing insight...
Dates: 1951-1980

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