The Volodymyr and Katherine Kedrowsky Papers contain primary source material regarding Volodymyr's activities as a diplomat for the Ukrainian People's Republic, as director of the Ukrainian service of the Voice of America, and his political and historical writings. It also includes photographs and ephemera related to Katherine's work with Girl Scouting and Ukrainian women's affairs.

The Ukrainian American Citizen's Club was one of the primary focal points of Ukrainian-American life in Baltimore, Maryland for many decades. The records in this collection document its founding as well as its activities from the 1930s to the 1950s.

Winter 2013

Contents: 
  • 80th Anniversary of the Holodomor
  • David Dobosz icon donation
  • Other recent acquisitions
  • "New Spaces - New Stories" exhibit opening
  • Events at the Center

Information has been used a weapon during conflicts from the Cold War to the recent EuroMaidan protests in Kyiv.

Joseph Marmash was an active member of the Baltimore, MD Ukrainian-American community over many decades. He was born to members of the first wave of Ukrainian immigrants to the US, and his involvement with the Ukrainian-American Citizens Club and other organizations and causes began in the 1930s. This collection documents some of these activities, as well as his extensive work helping to resettle Ukrainian Displaced Persons after World War II.

Archival documents can provide literal voices from the past in the form of letters and other documents. This telegram tells a scary tale about religious persecution in the early days of Stalin's regime.

The Joseph Marmash Papers contain a curious letter from somebody named "Alex" in the US Army. Can you help us figure out who Alex was, and help us learn his story?

There are many things that pass through our hands every day that are intended to be thrown away. Individually, these items have relatively little value, but if one assembles a comprehensive collection, then they can suddenly take on significant importance as documentation of a given time, place, or community.

The Oleksii Matuch Papers contain what appears to be a comprehensive collection of ephemera related to the Ukrainian-American community in Buffalo, NY during the late 1950s and early 1960s, as well as some correspondence and personal documents.

Winter 2012

Contents: 
  • Archives storage improvements
  • New museum acquisitions
  • Educational and outreach activities

 

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