Source collection: 
Stefan Maksymjuk audio recordings

Recording of Dr. Mikhail Stern (Mikhail Shtern) at an event in Washington, DC during his tour of Ukrainian American communities in the United States after his release from Soviet prison and arrival in the West. His speech covers a wide variety of topics, including his work treating endemic goiter in the Ukrainian Carpathians, the circumstances of his arrest and trial, and his prognosis for the future of the Soviet Union. It is followed by a question and answer session.

Date created: 
1977-10-08
Source collection: 
Stefan Maksymjuk audio recordings

Recording of an event organized by "Human Rights Research, Inc." in Washington, DC at which Victor Stern (Viktor Shtern), son of the Soviet physician and dissident Dr. Mikhail Stern speaks about his father's imprisonment, the situation in Soviet Ukraine, and Ukrainian-Jewish relations. After the speech, he takes questions from the audience.

Date created: 
1976-05-25
 

The Ukrainian Central Committee in Poland was an organization of Ukrainian political refugees from central Ukraine living in inter-War Poland, which provided humanitarian and other support. This collection consists of a single photograph album of images related to the Ukrainian school established by the Committee in Przemysl.

 

The Holovna Rada Khresta Symona Petliury was the body responsible for awarding the military order of the Cross of Symon Petliura to all eligable veterans of the Ukrainian War of Independence. This collection principally contains submitted application forms containing biographical information and military service histories of individual applicants who wished to obtain the Cross.

 

Mykola Kulikowskyj was a lieutenant colonel in the army of the Ukrainian People's Republic during the Ukrainian War of Independence who immigrated to the United States as a refugee in 1950. This collection contains his correspondence, photographs, and a variety of personal documents.

 

Americans for Human Rights in Ukraine (AHRU) was formed in 1979 with the mission of drawing attention to human rights problems in the Ukrainian SSR. It was instrumental in lobbying for the creation of the US Congressional Commission on the Ukraine Famine in 1984, and in helping to defend John Demjanjuk. Lubow Jowa served as Treasurer and active member of the AHRU in the 1980s. The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, brochures, reports, and ephemera related to AHRU activities, as well as some correspondence and other organizational records.

 

John Jowa was a Ukrainian post-World War II refugee to the United States from the Soviet Union, where he was persecuted for being a member of a landowning family during Stalin's forced collectivization. He was active in two associations of former Ukrainian political prisoners in New York City. The collection contains records of those organizations, as well as his autobiographical and historical writings.

Source collection: 
Stefan Maksymjuk audio recordings

Welcoming reception of Soviet dissidents Sviatoslav and Nina Karavans'kyi by members of the Washington, DC Ukrainian American community upon their arrival in the United States at Dulles Airport on December 11, 1979. This is followed by a press conference given by them at the National Press Club on December 12, 1979.

Члени української громади Вашінгтону вітають Святослава і Ніни Караванських в аеропорту Даллес 11 грудня 1979 г. Далі, прес-конференції Караванських в Національному Прес-Клубі (National Press Club) 12 грудня 1979 року.

Date created: 
1979-12
 

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