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Alfred and Jutta Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3103
Abstract

Collection consists of personal papers, certificates, documents, personal correspondence, documents of various Estonian diaspora organizations, included are also photographs and manuscripts of Anderson's memoirs and speeches.

Dates: 1929-1980

American Committee for Resettlement of Polish Displaced Persons records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC158
Abstract Records (1948-1968) of the American Committee for Resettlement of Polish Displaced Persons include correspondence, financial records, information on fund drives, reports, and organizational papers including bylaws and articles of incorporation. Correspondents include the Travelers Aid Society of Chicago (Ill.), the Displaced Persons Commission, the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid, the American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Services, Inc., the Attorney General of the...
Dates: 1949-1968

American Fund for Czechoslovak Refugees, (New York, New York) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC171
Abstract

Records consist of organizational correspondence, meeting minutes, annual reports and case files produced by the New York headquarters, and also materials generated by the AFCR field offices both in the United States and in Europe. In addition to the assistance provided to refugees from the former Czechoslovakia, the records include documentation of the AFCR resettlement work with refugees from other parts of the world in the late 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 1948-1990

American Relief for Poland, District 33 (Chicago, Illinois) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC194
Abstract Records (1952-1950) of the American Relief Fund for Poland, a charitable organizaton which participated in relief efforts in Poland during and after World War II, consist of correspondence; questionnaires; and case files. Also included are records produced by the American Committee for Resettlement of Polish Displaced Persons (1948-1968). The records are mostly personal files of persons brought to the United States from Europe after World War II. They also contain some correspondence and...
Dates: 1942-1950

Amos S. Deinard papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0010
Abstract

The Amos S. Deinard Papers reflects the life of this prominent Minneapolis lawyer, from family papers and newsclippings, to records from organizations he was deeply involved in such as the Minneapolis Federation for Jewish Services and the Minnesota Fair Employment Practices Commission, to a collection of pamphlets and publications documenting his interests in topics such as antisemitism and Zionism.

Dates: 1895-1986

Anita (Hokkanen) Middleton collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC161

Anna-Marie Kaseoru (nee Kuuse) papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3546
Abstract

Personal memoir of displaced persons camp experience.

Dates: Event: 1944-1950

Assembly of Captive European Nations (ACEN) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC246
Abstract Records (1954- ) of the ACEN include internal organization materials of delegations to various nations; information on the General Committee and its members; information on working committees; records of the Plenary assemblies; minutes; lists of national and international member organizations, consultative organizations, and associate-member organizations; an explanation of the archives organizational historical data; the United Nations and Council of Europe; relations and correspondence to...
Dates: 1954-1989

Association of Hungarian Students in North America records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC252
Abstract

Records of the Association consist mostly of correspondence.

Dates: 1956-1967

August Albo papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC591
Abstract

Personal papers, passports, copy art

Dates: 1893-1963

August Pensa papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3704
Abstract

Some personal documents and articles by August Pensa. Documents concerning Estonian Philatelic Society. Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings on philately and other topics.

Dates: 1931-1978

Balkits Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3927
Abstract Collection consists of the following items: a copy of Janis Balkits' application for citizenship, a paper copy of the narrative (with sources) that Ivars Balkits researched and wrote about his father's life and the voyage of the 29 Latvians across the Atlantic in 1948, a brochure of the 2000 exposition at the Occupation Museum in Riga, Latvia, about the journey of Gundel, scrapbook, Janis Balkits' 2-page "Life-story" in Latvian, a flash drive with the narrative in PDF format, plus scans of...
Dates: 1948-2000

Central Representation of Ukrainian Emigrants in Germany (CRUEG) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC427
Abstract The Representation is a civic institution in the Federal Republic of Germany, elected at the first convention of Ukrainian immigrants in Germany and Austria in 1945. Its purpose then was to represent and intercede on behalf of Ukrainians with the occupying powers, and later with the German government, and to cooperate with foreign charitable organizations, both Ukrainian and non-Ukrainian. The organization represented all Ukrainians and until 1950 was based in Augsburg. In 1953 it moved...
Dates: 1945-1960

Christina Jaremko papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1119
Abstract

Papers of Jaremko consist of oral history transcripts of interviews of fifteen Latvian former Displaced Persons. Included also are interviews of three non-Latvian former DPs.

Dates: 1981

Citizens Committee on Displaced Persons records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC454
Abstract

Records (1946-1953) of the Citizens Committee on Displaced Persons consist of internal records. Included are correspondence, financial records, and minutes. The majority of correspondence is of Nathan W. Levin, who was involved in financial supervision of the Committee.

Dates: 1946-1953

Council for the Liberation of Captive Nations from Soviet Domination records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3279
Abstract

Correspondence, meeting minutes, proclamations, clippings, photos, event programs of the organization pertaining primarily to the Council's political activities in Minnesota. Compiled by secretary/treasurer of the organization.

Dates: 1956-1963

David and Genia Levi papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0077
Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of David and Genia Levi, Holocaust survivors who immigrated to the United States in 1950, eventually settling in St. Paul, Minnesota. These papers mostly deal with the Levi's efforts for reparations from the German government.

Dates: 1946-1979

Displaced persons from Estonia records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3033
Abstract Collection consists of materials documenting life of Estonians in displaced persons camps in Germany. The records include correspondence, articles, reports, memoranda, bulletins, newsletters, lists, meeting minutes, regulations and instructions. Topics include Estonian schools, National Committees, Red Cross Committees and general life of DPs. Included are also ca. 51,000 cards containing biographical information on Estonian Displaced Persons after World War II. The cards are arranged in...
Dates: 1945-1950

Ebertha Roelofs papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2275
Abstract

Collection consists of photographs, postcards and travel guides pertaining to Ebertha Roelofs' assignment and travels in Europe. Included is also an embroidered cloth.

Dates: 1906-1920

Edmund Valtman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3411
Abstract

Correspondence personal and business, journals, publicity, financial records, materials related to the production of EV's cartoons, EV's artwork and photographs.

Dates: 1945-2005

Edward and Loda Rozanski papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2303
Abstract Papers (1940-1991) of Dr. Edward C. and Loda (Procanin) Rozanski include correspondence, minutes, press releases, newspaper clippings, and organizational publications relating to their activities in the Polish American community. Organizations represented in the collection include the Polish American Congress, the Polish National Alliance of the United States of North America, the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America, the Polish Western Association of America, the Orchard Lake Schools, the...
Dates: 1940-1991

Edward B. Marks papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1479
Abstract Edward B. Marks was born in New York 1911, he was one of three siblings growing up in Manhattan. Marks was an American refugee worker, he also worked as an official with the U.S. War Relocation Authority, the International Refugee Organization, and the International Organization for Migration, as well as the U.S. Committee for Refugees, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and UNICEF. Marks understood the refugee was a constant in our times and strived in bringing together a world...
Dates: 1941-2002

Edward Fenton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-812
Abstract

Edward Fenton's papers include materials for three titles, including two written by Fenton and one translated by him.

Dates: 1979 - 1987

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

Erik A. Dundurs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC575
Abstract

Papers (1949-1982) of Erik A. Dundurs (1922-1984) include correspondence; memorabilia; newspaper clippings; speeches; scrapbooks; and files on various organizations to which Dundurs belonged. Also included are files regarding a variety of subjects, most dealing with Latvian Americans and United States foreign policy.

Dates: 1949-1982

Frank Kiehne papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.69
Abstract

The Frank Kiehne Papers reflect Kiehne's life long involvement in the YMCA from his experience as a youth program director in Chicago in 1947 to his retirement as the Secretary for Refugees and Rehabilitation for the World Alliance of YMCAs in 1990.

Dates: circa 1940-2010; Majority of material found within ( 1970-1995)

Gwen Rossler papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3862
Abstract

A copy of a bound typescript entitled TO AMERICA WITH A SHIPFUL OF WORLD WAR II REFUGEES: DIARY OF FALL 1950 by Gwen Rossler. Originally written in German, translated in March 1990 in Madison, Wisconsin, by Gwen Rossler. The diary covers the time between September 27 an October 24, 1950, and describes Gwen Rossler's journey from Camp Grohn near Vegesack in Germany via Bremerhaven and New Orleans to New York.

Dates: 1950

Hungarian Scouts Association records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC973
Abstract

Collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, reports, memorial stamps and certificates. Some of the materials pertain to the Scout Troops in Passaic, New Jersey, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1961-1972

Ida and Adolf Kucera papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1285
Abstract

Adolf Kucera was a post-World War II displaced person and a pre-World War II officer in the Czechoslovak Army. Papers comprise correspondence between Kucera and other Czech DPs (some letters include notes written by Ida Kucera), and a short autobiography of Kucera from the "Archer" magazine.

Dates: 1949-1976

Immigration and Refugee Services of America (IRSA) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1013
Abstract Records (1918 - 1986) of the predecessors of the Immigration and Refugee Services of America organization, including the Foreign Language Information Service, the Common Council for American Unity, the American Federation of International Institutes, and the American Council of Nationalities Services (New York City). The collection provides information on the activities of the organization, which throughout its history was interested in all aspects of immigration and resettlement, including...
Dates: 1918-1986

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