Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Anna Bienias collection
Collection consists of handwritten autobiography manuscript, as well as family photographs and documents, and photocopied excerpts from magazine and newspaper articles.
Anton Zakelj papers
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.
Arthur Zaia papers
Manuscript of a memoir by Arthur Zaia reporting on the life of the Italian immigrants and their descendants in Oswego, New York. Included are three family photographs.
Barbara DiNucci Hendrickson papers
Bella Jones papers
Family history of a Jewish family originally from Russia, migrating to the United States in 1869, settling in New York City and later moving to Minneapolis.
Berman Family records
Sarah and Alexander Berman family history (1868-1947) consists of a genealogy and narrative history that traces members of the family from their origins in Lithuania to their arrival in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the early 1890s.
Congdon Family papers
The collection contains materials related to the Congdon family, including personal and business papers. The papers include: photographs; materials related to the Glensheen estate house, grounds, and staff; Chester Congdon's business, financial, and political papers; materials related to Chester Congdon's 1914 trip around the Pacific; personal correspondence; diaries; and publications and ephemera.
Cowl Family papers
Family history documentation of the Cowl (Covel) and Chana families, originally from the twon of Buchan in the Vilna gubernia, Lithuania. Includes photographs.
Deborah Ruth Nikkari papers
Fanny Jarvi Hammarlund papers
Collection consists of a 7-page family history of the Jarvi family, settled on a farm near Lawler, Aitkin County, Minnesota. Includes information on the 1918 fire in the surrounding areas (the Cloquet - Moose Lake Fire). The autobiographical account was written by Fanny Jarvi Hammarlund, with Edith Jeanette (Jackman) Futcher, in the late 1980s. The memoir details the lives of Matt and Mariana Jarvi, both born in Finland and immigrating to the U.S. in the early 1900s.
Fiore Di Giulio papers
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.
Francone - Aliberti family papers
Family history compilation entitled "The Carlo Francone - Caterina Aliberti Families of San Benigno Canavese, Piedmont, Italy - Ancestors and Descendants" (34 pages plus appendices).
Indianer Family records
Family newsletters containing family history information about the Indianer family, originally from Chodorow in Galicia (south of Lemberg - Lviv). Includes photographs.
Irene Matousek papers
Family history of the Matousek and Svoboda families, also a video tape featuring a seelction of family photographs. Originally from southern Bohemia and Moravia, the families immigrated to the United States in the 1870s. Included is also a parish history of the Church of the Holy Family in Silve Lake, Minnesota, produced in 1995.
Josef Subrt papers
Memoir (114 pages) of Josef Subrt (1876-1947) of Haugen, Wisconsin - edited by Patricia Novak and translated from Czech by Karleen Sheppard. Josef Subrt was born in 1876 in Kamen, Bohemia, immigrated to the United States in 1889 with his parents, and the family settled in western Nebraska. In 1903, Josef Subrt moved with his family to Wisconsin.
Keljik Family History collection
Collection consists of a typescript of the Keljik family history compiled by Zarmig Keljik-Geisenhoff and Anna Alessandrini Hampson, research notes and newspaper clippings pertaining to the Eliazar, Fesjian, Frank, Hampson, Roopenian and Zakarian branches of the family. Included are also genealogy charts, maps and an oral history interview conducted by Lou Ann Matossian in 1996.
Kopra - Saksinen Family papers
Leona Tamarkin papers
Memoirs of Leona Tamarkin, remembering her childhood in Brest Litovsk (Belarus), emigration and new life in the United States.
Life Histories Project (University of Minnesota) collection
Collection consists of 8 biographical essays written by University of Minnesota students about their family members or community elders. Included are life stories of refugees from East Africa and Southeast Asia. Also of a native of Wisconsin.
Lionel B. Davis papers
Lydia (Leskella) (Photographs) Hanson papers
Collection consists of photographs of the Leskella and Hanson families in South Dakota and Minnesota.
Martin Batiuk papers
Autobiographical text by Martin Batiuk, entitled "Our Little Ukraine".
Michael Zlatovski autobiography
Autobiography of Michael L. Zlatovski, entitled "A Russian Chronicle," edited by his daughter Helen Tenenbaum and self-published in 1976, comprising 205 typed pages. Includes a preface by the editor and two family photographs of the Zlatovski family from 1908 and 1919.
Michelle Klees papers
Morris Showel papers
Family history documentation pertaining to the family of Morris Showel who immigrated to Saint Paul, Minnesota, from the Pdolsk Gubernia region of present-day Ukraine in 1887. Included are copies of city directory pages, census records, marriage agreement (with wife Zella) made in 1886, passports, naturalization papers, death certificate and several photographs.
Mykola Iljaszenko papers
Photoalbum and letters from relatives in Ukraine.
Paul Kovac collection
Philia Geotes Hayes collection
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)
Romilda Foti papers
Family history documentation pertaining to Francesco (1900-1980) and Giovanna (1906-1988) Foti. Includes genealogical charts, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, personal documents and narrative by Romilda Foti.News clippings and a commemmorative publication pertaining to the translatlantic flight of the Italian aviator Italo Balbo in 1933. Included are also copies of selected Italian American periodicals (post-9/11/01) issues, and sheet music.
Sachs Family papers
Family history documentation. Abram and Ida Sachs immigrated to the United States in 1904 from Russia.