|Abstract:||Collection consists of the following items: a copy of Janis Balkits' application for citizenship, a paper copy of the narrative (with sources) that Ivars Balkits researched and wrote about his father's life and the voyage of the 29 Latvians across the Atlantic in 1948, a brochure of the 2000 exposition at the Occupation Museum in Riga, Latvia, about the journey of Gundel, scrapbook, Janis Balkits' 2-page "Life-story" in Latvian, a flash drive with the narrative in PDF format, plus scans of photos in the scrapbook.|
|Quantity:||1 linear inch.|
Collection acquired from Ivars Balkits in 2012. Materials were created or compiled by his father, Janis Balkits.
The Balkits Family collection is available for public research.
The Balkits Family collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota.
For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the IHRCA.
The Balkits Family Collection, Latvian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota
|FOLDER 1. Janis Balkits - Naturalization 1953|
|FOLDER 2. Ivars Balkits - "The Story of My Father's Immigration to the United States After World War II" 1948-1953|
|FOLDER 3. "Gundel" Photo Album 1948|
|FOLDER 4. Life Story|
|Folder also contains a flash drive with digital copies of documents selected from the collection.|
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