University of Minnesota

Avramenko, Vasyl, Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Avramenko, Vasyl
Dates: 1939-1972
Abstract: Papers (1939-1972) of Ukrainian American ballet master and film producer Vasyl (or Wasyl) Avramenko (1895- ) comprise programs, flyers, and pictures of his activities in the United States and Canada.
Quantity: 0.5 linear in.
Language: In Ukrainian, Yiddish, and English.
Collection ID: IHRC265

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Vasyl (or Wasyl) Avramenko (1895- ) was born in Stebliv, Ukraine. He attended several dance and theater schools before serving in the Russian Army in World War I and the Ukrainian Army from 1918-1920. During his long career, Avramenko organized numerous dance schools and directed many performances in the United States and Canada, including spectacles at the Chicago World's Fair of 1933 and at the White House. He also produced Ukrainian language films and owned a dance studio in New York.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


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CITE AS

The Avramenko, Vasyl Papers, Ukrainian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Dance teachers.
Ballet--Study and teaching.
Motion picture producers and directors.
Ukrainian Americans.
Ukrainians--Canada.

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