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American Slovak Society of Lackawanna and Susquehanna Counties records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC3019
Abstract Collection consists of organizational correspondence, financial records, event programs and news clippings. Included are also photographs related to the Society's activities, members or guest speakers.
Dates: 1960-1970

Anne Guzy papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC847
Abstract Papers consist of an account of family life in Velkrop, Austria-Hungary (later in Czechoslovakia, now in Slovakia), in the late 1800s. Guzy discusses agriculture, the role of the churches, marriage customs, housing, folk medicine, foods, clothing, funerals, holidays, and child care.
Dates: Event: 1880-1900

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

Armenian Cultural Organization of Minnesota records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC240
Abstract Organizational files and correspondence, records of donations, membership cards, accounting documents, program brochures and fliers, includes some print (books, newsletters, notecards).
Dates: 1980-2010

Bostoni Eesti Selts (Boston Estonian Society) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3190
Abstract Circular letter, correspondence, historical sketch, general ledger and rules of procedure documenting the organization's activities.
Dates: 1937-1992

Dallase Eesti Ühing (Dallas Estonian Society) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3182
Abstract The collection consist of 4 letters, list on Estonians around Dallas,Texas, area, bulletins by the society (4 pcs) and brochures about the 10th anniversary of the society (2 pcs).
Dates: 1980-2000

Dmytro Fodchuk papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC734
Abstract Papers (1968-1969) of Dmytro Fodchuk include correspondence; newspaper clippings; leaflets; newspapers; programs; and published materials. Much of the collection pertains to Ukrainian social activities in the United States and Canada.
Dates: 1968-1969

Don Binkowski papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC329
Abstract Collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photocopied articles, pamphlets, print items, event fliers and other materials documenting the history and activities of the Polish American community in America and its relationships to Poland.
Dates: 1945-2005

Eestlaste Koondis Karoliinades (Estonian-American Association of the Carolinas) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3201
Abstract Collection consists of newsletters of the association (1991-1997) with reference letters. Materials document the activities of the Association in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina.
Dates: 1991-1997

Elmer Epner collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC3875
Abstract Collection consists of 29 film reels containing motion pictures made by Elmer Epner featuring cultural events of Estonians in exile and documentaries of Estonians living abroad, including countries such as Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Italy, Canada, and the United States. DVD versions are available for the following titles: Metro Rhythmics; Harmony in Motion; Estonian Heritage; and Midsummer Holiday.
Dates: 1960-1980

Emery Radwany papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2220
Abstract Monograph (ca. 1937) of Emery Radwany consists of his manuscript, "Kingdom Lost," relating personal and family reminiscences of Hungarian life and customs with related episodes from Hungarian history, 1840-1936.
Dates: 1937

Fiore Di Giulio papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3428
Abstract Memoirs of Fiore DiGiulio entitled "Thoughts and Memories of the Native Village: Villetta Barrea" (62 pages). Translated by Jerine DiGiulio. Included is also a copy of the original manuscript in Italian.
Dates: 1895-1971

Francone - Aliberti family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3430
Abstract Family history compilation entitled "The Carlo Francone - Caterina Aliberti Families of San Benigno Canavese, Piedmont, Italy - Ancestors and Descendants" (34 pages plus appendices).
Dates: 1900-1997

Italians in Chicago Oral History Project records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1105
Abstract The Italians in Chicago collection consists of 113 transcripts and 7 video tape cassettes of oral histories of Chicago area Italian Americans. The video tapes include an interview with Egidio Clemente and scenes from a Melrose Park Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Feast, ca. 1920s.
Dates: 1980

Italians in Dobbs Ferry, New York Oral History collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1106
Abstract Collection consists of 39 interviews conducted by Helen Barolini of Italians in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Narrators discuss primarily their lives in the Dobbs Ferry Italian American community, with emphasis on work, family, cultural traditions, and perceptions of ethnic identity. Included are cassette recordings and handwritten indexes (and some supplemental materials) to the interviews.
Dates: 1977-1979

Kathleen Hollenbeck collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1619
Abstract Collection consists of six photographs of Finnish Americans in Monessen, Pennsylvania, featuring large groups of men, women and children in front of a church building, the Finnish National Society building, and also the Louhi Band of Monessen seated in a hall.
Dates: 1918-1930

Kesk Florida Eesti Selts (Estonian Society of Central Florida) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3075
Abstract Constitutions, minutes, reports, lists, circular letters, correspondence.
Dates: 1972-1997

Leonids Slaucitajs papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2419
Abstract Papers (1947-1969) of scientist Leonids Slaucitajs (1899-1971) are mainly about geomagnetism. Also included are memoirs; biographical materials; publications; and materials relating to his activities in the arts.
Dates: 1947-1969

Üliõpilaste Selts Raimla USAs (Estonian Student Society Raimla in the United States) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3125
Abstract Minutes, member lists, correspondence, accounting documents, newspaper clippings, and photos.
Dates: 1951-1985

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

Minnesota 2.0 Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3908
Abstract Begun in September of 2009, Minnesota 2.0 aimed to document and understand how 1.5 and 2nd generation Mexican, Somali, and Hmong youth used social networking sites to express their emerging sense of identity and social connection – to Minnesota and the United States, to their parents and communities, to each other, and to the homelands from which their families arrived. Collection consists of 3 CD-Rs, 1 DVD (restricted), two binders and one file folder containing resource materials for the...
Dates: 2010

Minnesota Eesti organisatsioonid (Estonian organizations in Minnesota) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3243
Abstract Constitutions, minutes, reports, accounting documents, programs, newsletters and bulletins.
Dates: 1951-1994

National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1651
Abstract The National Italian American Foundation collection consists of records and materials that describe the activity and growth of an ethnic organization created by a group of wealthy and powerful Italian Americans from both the private sector and public service. This material, spanning the formative years of 1975 - 1976 to 2002, covers the full mission of NIAF, which centers around making Italian American voices heard wherever they are lacking, but also contains material pertaining to public...
Dates: 1976-2002

Orest Horodyskyj papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC911
Abstract Papers (1920- ) of Orest Iwan Horodysky (b. 1918) include programs, brochures, and other materials pertaining to Ukrainian American and Ukrainian Canadian social activities, Ukrainian Christmas cards, newspaper clippings from Ameryka, Zorya, and other newspapers. Also included is correspondence, biographical materials, materials pertaining to St. Joseph's Ukrainian Catholic Church (Chicago, Illinois), Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic Church, and St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral.
Dates: 1920-1989

Polanie Club of Minneapolis, Minnesota records

 Collection
Identifier: ihrc2161
Abstract This collection consists of organizational administrative records documenting over 80 years of existence of the Minneapolis-based Polish American women's club.
Dates: 1876-2014

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

Rev. Andrii (Andrew) Kist papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1215
Abstract Papers (ca. 1929-1961) of Andrii Kist consist mainly of photographs pertaining to Ukrainian American church, social, and community events in the United States.
Dates: 1929-1962

Sheeko: Somali Youth Oral History collection

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3926
Abstract Sheeko is a collection of Somali youth stories created by and for Somali youth. During 2010- 2011, a team of University of Minnesota Somali students conducted dozens of interviews with Somalis living outside of Somalia who were between the ages of 18-25. Many of the narrators lived in Minnesota, Minnesota and London, England. The project was centered at and sponsored by the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota.The project creators presented the project...
Dates: 2010-2011

Sokol South Omaha (Nebraska) Local History Project records

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC3335
Abstract Materials documenting the history of Sokol South Omaha, includes photocopied newspaper articles, letters, autobiographical sketches, photographs, posters, pamphlets and other miscellaneous items. Divided into 12 volumes or series: 1) Brown Park Neighborhood 2) Merchants 3) Sokol Hall 4) Newspaper Articles 5) Lodges 6) Schools 7) Family Stories 8) Bands and Orchestras 9) Sports 10) Churches 11) Other Czech Neighborhoods 12) Miscellaneous
Dates: 1900-2000

Stanislaus Aloisius Iciek papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3278
Abstract Photocopied autobiographical manuscript "Their Grandson" describing the life story of the Iciek family. It covers the first generation's arrival in the United States, their beginnings in Chicago, homesteading in Michigan and the life of S.A. Iciek who grew up with his parents and grandparents in the Hilliards, Michigan area. The autobiography provides information on Polish American communities in Minnesota, New England and elsewhere in the United States. Included are also S.A. Iciek's...
Dates: 1871-1943

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