Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains bound correspondence pertaining to the local chapters of AHEPA for the period of 1922-1950 (Series 1). Additional organizational records including supreme convention minutes (1929-1980), convention summary minutes (1925-1981), yearbooks (1936-1981), the AHEPAN magazine (1927-1981), lists of officers, and death records were microfilmed. Selected microfilm reels were digitized in 2021 and are available under Subseries 1 of Series 2.
Materials pertaining to A. Speliopoulos' activities in the Daughters of Penelope organization and other programs and organizations of the Greek Americans, predominantly in Minnesota.
Collection consists of pamphlets related to war relief efforts in the United States on behalf of Greece following World War II, newspaper clippings, and conference reports (Order of Ahepa and Greek Orthodox Youth of America events). Included is also a program brochure for a celebratory dinner in honor of His Majesty, George II, King of the Hellenes, held in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City on June 18, 1942.
An unpublished memoir/family history by Philia Geotes Hayes titled "Twice My Child" (413 p.), spanning five generations of the author's family, originally from the Anafi Island in the Aegean Sea. (Included is also a self-published, revised version of the work from 2010 - "Twice My Child: From the Aegean to the American Midwest: The stories of Five Generations of Island Mothers," 442 pages)