John Panchuk Papers, 1933-1965

Immigration History Research Center
University of Minnesota

Abstract | Provenance/Processing | Biographical Sketch | Scope and Content | Subject Inventory | Container List


IHRC 15
Panchuk, John (1904-1981)
Papers, 1933-1965
2.7 linear feet

Abstract

A lawyer, Panchuk was born in Gardenton, Manitoba, Canada.  He was educated in Canada and the United States, receiving his LLB from the University of Michigan.  After graduating, he was general counsel and secretary of Federal Life and Casualty Company (Battle Creek, MI).  Panchuk was active in the Ukrainian American community as president of the Ukrainian War Relief, Inc., and of the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee.  He also served as a representative of the State Department at the International Refugee Office Resettlement Conference (1948, Geneva, Switzerland) and was chair of the Michigan Commission on Displaced Persons.  He had an active interest in Ukrainian folklore and traditions, which led him to the discovery of numerous ballads composed in the New World.

Papers of Panchuk consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other materials about the American Slav Congress (Detroit, MI and Pittsburgh, PA), Ukrainian War Relief, Inc., United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, displaced persons, Matthew Stachiw, the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, and the Committee for Hungarian Refugee Relief in Michigan.  Also included are materials on the Michigan Committee on Displaced Persons, the Ukrainian Youth League of North America, and the Bandurist Chorus, and correspondence and photographs on publications about Ukrainian settlers and settlements in Canada, including the Panchuk family.  Mainly in English.  Inventory available.  Related collection: United Ukrainian American Relief Committee.

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Provenance/Processing

The papers of John Panchuk were deposited in the Immigration History Research Center on April 1966. Negotiations and final transfer of these papers were made through the efforts of Timothy L. Smith, Professor of History, University of Minnesota. John Panchuk was for many years head of the United Ukrainian Relief Association of America, and therefore his collection contains basically the correspondence of that Association, which came to him directly. Predominantly in English, this collection consists of 2.7 linear feet of papers, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.  Inventory prepared for the Internet by Student Assistant Jessica Roskoski and Assistant Curator Heather Muir in 2001.

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Biographical Sketch

John Panchuk was born on April 4, 1904, in Gardenton, Manitoba, a village six miles from the Minnesota border. His parents, natives of Bukovina, were pioneers who settled in Gardenton in the latter part of the 19th century.

Panchuk attended elementary school and high school in the United States and Canada. He graduated with an A.B. degree from the University of Michigan in 1926, and received an L.L.B. from that institution in 1928.

Panchuk was general counsel and secretary of Federal Life and Casualty Company in Battle Creek, Michigan. He was for many years president of the Ukrainian War Relief, Inc., and the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee. In 1948 he was representative of the United States State Department at the International Refugee Office Resettlement Conference held that year in Geneva. Panchuk was later appointed chairman of the Michigan Commission on Displaced Persons by Michigan Governor Mennen Williams.

Panchuk’s interest lies in Ukrainian Folklore and the preservation of Ukrainian traditions. He has recently been involved in the restoration and preservation of the original church building at Gardenton, which is the First Ukrainian Orthodox church erected in Canada. He also has been searching for Ukrainian folklore and has discovered numerous ballads composed in the new world.

Some of Panchuk’s publications include Shevchenko’s Testament and Bukowinian Settlements in Southern Manitoba (Gardenton Area).

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Scope and Content

The organization of these papers has been kept close to the original order with a few minor changes (being the placement of events in chronological order). It has been divided into nine main sections:
I. American Slav Congress (Folder 1)
II. Ukrainian War Relief, Inc. (Folder 2-3)
III. United Ukrainian American Relief Committee Correspondence and related materials (Folders 4-26)
IV. Materials re Displaced Persons in Michigan (Folders 27-31)
V. Displaced Persons (Folders 32-33)
VI.  Matthew Stachiw Case (Folder 34)
VII. Newspaper clippings on the UUARC and other organizations (Folders 35-42)
VIII. Newspaper clippings on the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) (Folder 43)
IX. Committee for Hungarian Refugee Relief in Michigan (Folder 44)
Section I
    This section includes correspondence and materials relating to the First and subsequent American Slav Congresses which were held in Detroit, Michigan and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Section II
    The formation of various Ukrainian relief agencies throughout the United States occurred during World War II. The two most important being the Ukrainian War Relief, Inc. (Detroit) and the Ukrainian American Relief Committee (Pittsburgh). This section pertains to the establishment of the Ukrainian War Relief, its function and its union with the UARC to establish the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee (UUARC).

Section III
    This particular section represents the base of the papers of John Panchuk. The majority of the correspondence deals with the establishment of the UUARC in the United States and its European affiliates; election of officers and appointments of staff here in the United States and for positions in its European branch; placement of Displaced Persons; fund raising; success of the relief program; internal problems; relations and cooperation with relief agencies such as IRO, UNRRA, etc.; the Canadian relief agency and its function in Europe; reports, resolutions, etc. Included also in this section are printed miscellaneous materials on the UUARC.

Section IV
    The state of Michigan had a Michigan Commission on Displaced Persons. John Panchuk and Florence Cassidy were appointed to this commission by the governor of Michigan. Panchuk’s involvement in the job placement of Ukrainians and especially Ukrainian physicians in the state of Michigan is documented extensively in this section.

Section V
    This section consists solely of correspondence between individual Displaced Persons and John Panchuk re financial assistance, job placement, etc.

Section VI
    The correspondence pertains to the entry of Matthew Stachiw into the United States.

Section VII
    The majority of clippings here pertain to the UUARC’s activities and other organizations involved in the relief program.

Section VIII
    The newspaper clippings re the involvement and role of both the Ukrainian Insurgent Army and the Division “Halychyna” in World War II are recorded in this section.

Section IX
    Although John Panchuk’s papers concern themselves primarily with the Ukrainian relief programs, etc., his position as chairman of the Michigan Commission of Displaced Persons extended his activities into other ethnic groups. This is evidenced by his involvement in aiding the Hungarian refugees.

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Subject Inventory

The following is a guide, not a complete index, to certain persons, subjects, and associations prominent in the collection.

ASUR (Association Suisse D’Aide Aux Refugies D’Origine Ukrainianne)
 Folder 5

Ackard, S.L.
 Folder 6

Allen C.B.
 Folder 3

American Slav Congress
 Folder 1

Arens, Richard
 Folder 10

Auerbach, Frank L.
 Folder 27

Balokovic, Zlatko
 Folder 3

Banach, Alexius
 Folder 28

Bandurist Chorus
 Folders 11-15, 40-41

Bazykin, V.
 Folder 2

Biele, Martha H.
 Folders 16, 18

Blavts’kyi, Volodymyr
 Folder 20

Bolechiwsky, Peter
 Folder 24

Boyko, Rev. John H.
 Folder 3

Brunot, James
 Folders 1, 6

Buell, Raymond, Leslie
 Folder 7

Byrnes, James F.
 Folder 6

Cadman, Cecil G.
 Folder 16, 18

Cann, Norman D.
 Folder 3

Carusi, Ugo
 Folder 15

Cassidy, Florence
 Folders 13-15, 27-28, 44

Cehelsky, Dr. Longin
 Folder 5

Committee for the Aid of Refugee Ukrainian Scholars
 Folders 3, 10-11, 36

Crapleve, Ann
 Folders 11-12, 20

Cummins, J.E.
 Folder 2

Chaikovsky, John
 Folder 5

Czubatyj, Nicholas D.
 Folders 3, 10-11

Darmohray, Mykhailo
 Folder 20

Davies, Joseph E.
 Folder 2

Diachun, Ivan
 Folder 3

Disco, Raymond
 Folder 14

Dobriansky, Lew
 Folder 3

Dowhan, William
 Folders 5, 9

Dubas, Paul
 Folders 4, 8

Durbrow, Elbridge
 Folders 3, 7

Dushnyck, Walter
 Folders 22, 38

Emigration and Immigration Law- Canada
 Folder 22

Emigration and Immigration Law- U.S.
 Folder 36

Esler, Bertha
 Folder 2

Farrell, Lawrence L.
 Folders 29, 33

Ferguson, Homer
 Folders 3, 6-7, 20, 29, 38

Ford Foundation
 Folder 21

Friends’ French Committee
 Folder 6

Gerety, Pierce
 Folder 27

Gibson, John W.
 Folder 29

Granovsky, Alexander A.
 Folder 17

Greenstein, Harry
 Folder 4

Griffin, Bernard, Cardinal
 Folder 12

Gromyko, Andrei
 Folder 2

H. Warren Mease Associates
 Folders 16, 18, 35

Haggie, Hilda M.
 Folder 6

Halychyn, Dmytro
 Folder 2

Hamacher, Floyd
 Folder 28

Hamlin, Lot M.
 Folder 3

Hansen, Lubow M.
 Folder 6

Havrill, Partiarch
 Folder 6

Heidgerd, Dorothea
 Folder 3

Hilldring, J.H.
 Folder 3

Hlynka, Anthony
 Folders 7, 21

Hlynka, Roman
 Folder 12

Hodiak, John
 Folders 9, 11

Holm, Arvid G.
 Folders 27-28

Hryhoriev, Nicholas
 Folder 6

Hulchiy, Kathleen
 Folder 19

International Relief- Societies, etc.
 Folders 2-3, 5-6, 8-10, 13, 19-21, 26-27, 35-36, 44

Kalba, Jaroslaw S.
 Folders 16, 19, 21

Kapustin, A.
 Folder 2

Karbivnyk, Roman
 Folders 21, 25

Katamay, Bohdan
 Folders 9, 12

Kingsley, J. Donald
 Folders 20-21

Konick, Julie
 Folders 17-18, 20-21, 33

Kuziela, Dr. Zenon
 Folder 5

Lightfoot, Georgia A.
 Folders 10-11

Lithuanian American Information Center
 Folder 5

Lototsky, Helen F.D.
 Folders 13, 15-16, 20-21

Lyford, Harry B.
 Folder 27

McFarland, Edward W.
 Folder 3

McIntyre, Dr. J. Earl
 Folders 27-28

McLeod, Scott
 Folder 27

Martin, David
 Folders 11-12, 37-38

Micocci, Antonio C.
 Folder 27

Mirchuk, Ivan
 Folders 17, 32-33

Mishchenko, Michael
 Folder 28

Mitz, Anne
 Folder 9

Moroz, Josephine
 Folder 20

Mstyslav Skrypnyk, Metropolitan
 Folder 6

Mudryj, Vasyl
 Folder 13

Murrashko, Mykola
 Folders 7, 16

Myers, Fred
 Folders 2-3

Myshuha, Luke
 Folder 33

National War Fund
 Folder 2

Nikoliuk, Andrew
 Folder 6

Novikov, Nikolai, V.
 Folder 2

O’Connor, Edward M.
 Folders 13, 25

Oleksyn, Nicholas
 Folder 9

O’Loughlin, J.F.
 Folder 16

Orphans and Orphan-Asylums
 Folders 7-10, 14, 16, 27, 41

Ovchynnyk, Michael
 Folder 29

Parrish, Frank
 Folders 10, 13

Parker, Robert B., Jr.
 Folder 4

Perridon, J.H.
 Folders 6, 8

Polevska, Zoia
 Folders 32-33

Polish War Relief
 Folder 3

Pollock, James K.
 Folders 7-8

Pope, Fanny S.
 Folder 3

Pushkar, Dr. V.
 Folder 10

Refugee Relief Program
 Folder 27

Refugees
 Folders 5, 7, 22

Refugees, Political
 Folder 11

Refugees, Professionals
 Folders 14-16, 28, 36

Refugees Defense Committee
 Folders 37-38, 41

Repatriation
 Folders 5-7, 9, 11, 14, 26, 36-38, 41

Reshetylo, Theodore
 Folder 28

Ringland, Arthur C.
 Folder 20

Rodyk, Mykola
 Folders 17-19, 21

Rohach, Eugene
 Folders 4, 13

Rosenfield, Harry N.
 Folder 15

Royall, Kenneth C.
 Folder 7

“Samopomich”
 Folders 18, 21

Samuel, Bernard
 Folders 11, 21

Savoretti, Joseph
 Folder 8

Saxon, Hanna
 Folders 2-3

Sevcenko, Ihor
 Folder 16

Shekeryk, Andrii
 Folder 20

Skuba, Maria
 Folders 6-7

Skubova, Maria
 Folders 5-7

Smith, Harold S.
 Folders 10-11

Sobol, V.
 Folder 3

Sokolov, Dr. Raymond
 Folder 27

Sozontiv, Symon
 Folders 11-12, 18-19

Stachiw, Matthew
 Folders 15, 32-34

Stack, Alexander
 Folder 6

Sternberg, Charles
 Folders 14-16

Sunderlin, L.K.
 Folder 3

Taschuk, Julia K.
 Folder 20

Truman, Harry S.
 Folders 17, 35-36,  41

Tuck, W. Hallen
 Folder 11

Ukrainian Federation of Michigan
 Folders 5, 7-8

Ukrainian National Army- 1st Ukrainian Division (Halychyna)
 Folders 20, 41, 43-44

Ukrainian Youth League of North America
 Folder 9

Vanderberg, Arthur H.
 Folders 2-3, 10, 34-35

Walkinshaw, Walter
 Folder 9

Warner, Howard M.
 Folder 2

Warren, George L.
 Folder 7

Wasylyshen, E.
 Folder 18

Williams, G. Mennon
 Folders 13-15, 27-28

Winegard, David
 Folder 2

Witsell, Edward F.
 Folder 7

Women’s Organizations- Ukrainian
 Folders 6, 13, 15

Woods, Sam E.
 Folder 34

World War, 1939-1945- Ukrainian Prisoners in Italy
 Folders 11, 41

Zabiello, M.
 Folder 7

Zak, Albert J.
 Folder 3

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Container List

Folder Contents
1 American Slav Congress, 1942 -1944
Correspondence and materials relating to the First and subsequent American Slav Congresses which were held in Detroit, Michigan and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
2 Ukrainian War Relief, Inc. (A Michigan Non-Profit Organization). Correspondence, 1943 -1944
Report on proposed Ukrainian War Relief. Correspondence between the Ukrainian War Relief, Inc., and the President’s War Relief Control Board. Resolution that the Executive Committee of the Ukrainian War Relief Inc. create a committee with the Executive Committee of the Ukrainian American Relief Committee to be know as the United Ukrainian American Committee (UUARC). Correspondence between John Panchuk and various officials (including USSR Ambassador Andrei Gromyko’s office) regarding the arrangement with the government of the USSR enabling Ukrainian War Relief, Inc. to send aid to Ukrainians.
3 Ukrainian War Relief, Inc. (A Michigan Non-Profit Organization).  Correspondence, 1945 -1950
Correspondence with the President’s War Relief Control Board, Common Council of the City of Hamtrack, the Russian War Relief (re Nationally Division Conference), Treasury Department, U.S. Senator Vanderberg, Committee for the Aid of Refugee Ukrainian Scholars, and Michigan Corporation and Securities Commission. Included is an informative letter re the name change of the Russian War Relief to “American Society for Russian War Relief, Inc.”
4 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, 1942 - 1944
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Walter Gallan re the status of various Ukrainian fraternal organizations and agreement on establishing a common and unified agency for registration purposes. Resolution authorizing the Executive Committee of the Ukrainian War Relief, Inc. to join the Executive Committee of the Ukrainian American Relief Committee to establish the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee.
5 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, January - September, 1945
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Walter Gallan re UUARC’s efforts to collect money for distribution to needy Ukrainians in Europe, establishment of a Central Ukrainian Relief Bureau in London by all the European relief committees. Included is a report on the situation with regard to Ukrainian refugees in Europe, purpose and function (duties) of the ASUR (Swiss Relief Association for Refugee of Ukrainian Origin), a Canadian House of Commons debate on displaced persons in Europe, and Text of United Nations Charter as Formulated at San Francisco Conference.
6 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, October - December, 1945
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Walter Gallan re UUARC’s efforts to collect money, by holding rallies and drives, for distribution to needy Ukrainians in Europe. Letters to John Panchuk from various Ukrainians re improvement of UUARC’s duties, repatriation of Ukrainians according to the Yalta agreement and their refusal to return, and individuals mishandling funds, Ukrainian refugee citation in France and Germany. Reports by Bohdan Panchuk on a meeting with the United States of America Embassy in London, interview held with the “Associated Country Women of the World,” meeting with Mr. S.L. Ackard (American Red Cross Area Executive, United Kingdom), report on a visit to the War Office, and a report by the auditing commission of the UUARC. Included is a pamphlet entitled Plight of Ukrainian DPS.
7 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, January - June, 1946
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Walter Gallan re problems resulting from rumors (and actual cases) of forced “repatriation” of Ukrainian refugees and displaced person from the American Zone of Occupation of Germany to Russia, and proposals by the Ukrainian Federation of Michigan to U.S. Senator Ferguson to safeguard the Ukrainian refugees against enforced deportation into the Soviet Union. An appeal for aid by Ukrainians in occupied Ukraine to Ukrainians (Lemky) in America. Announcement in Svoboda (issue April 19) that the Relief Committee had resolved to appropriate 50,000 dollars for the purpose of bringing orphans of Ukrainian refugees to the U.S. Further correspondence between John Panchuk and government officials re U.S. policy in dealing with Ukrainians displaced persons. Included in this folder are two pamphlets entitled: the “Betrayal of Poland” by Raymond Leslie Buell (Reprint from The American Mercury) and speech of Mr. Anthony Hlynka “A Plea on Behalf of Ukrainian Displaced Persons.” Financial reports of the UUARC are also included.
8 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, July - December, 1946
Correspondence between John Panchuk, Walter Gallan, Bohdan Panchuk, and others, all re the activities and progress of the UUARC, the Central Ukrainian Relief Bureau, Ukrainian Canadian Relief Fund, Ukrainian Canadian Committee, and subject of resettlement. Memorandum from Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees. Memorandum by Ukrainian Canadian Committee to Economic and Social Council of the United Nations: “Resettlement of Displaced Person.” Report sent to UUARC by Bohdan Panchuk on the progress of the Relief Team and its special mission in Europe. List of Refugees and Displaced Persons in Austria: An authorization for immigration to Paraguay. Letters from Ukrainians supporting the good work being accomplished by the UUARC.
9 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, January - June, 1947
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Walter Gallan, Roman Smook, Paul Dubas, and the Ukrainian Canadian Committee. The contents pertaining to the resettlement of Ukrainian refugees, youth rally to raise funds, proposed amendments to the UUARC bylaws, campaign to raise funds for use in Europe and the appearance of MGM actor John Hodiak, preparation of memorandum to be submitted to the appropriate committee for the House of Representatives when a hearing is had on the HR 2110 House Bill, and application to the Secretary of State for approval of establishing and maintaining an office for UUARC committee with staff, etc. Also included are a report of the Executive Committee Meeting, copy of Bill to Permit Displaced Persons Under 14 Years of Age Orphaned As a Result of World War II to Enter the United States as Nonquota Immigrants, and an issue of Repatriation News, No. 14, 1947.
10 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence,July - September, 1947
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Walter Gallan, Roman Smook, Ukrainian Canadian Relief Fund. Included are carbon copied of John Panchuk’s letters to the International Rescue and Relief Committee concerning Ukrainian refugees. Minutes of Executive meetings and reports (financial as well).
11 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, October - December, 1947
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Walter Gallan, Bohdan Panchuk, Roman Smook. Report submitted to Refugees Defense Committee by Harold S. Smith. Other reports and minutes of the Executive Committee of the UUARC are included. Copies of official letters and reports from Bohdan Panchuk to the UUARC and to Roman Smook.
12 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, January - June, 1948
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Bohdan Panchuk, Walter Gallan, Roman Smook. Included are various reports on meetings of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, and financial reports; United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Inc., Semi-Annual Report, Statistics. Pamphlet entitled Canadian House of Commons Debate: A Review of the Displaced Persons Problem.
13 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, July - December, 1948
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Walter Gallan, Roman Smook, Helen F.D. Lototsky (re World Congress of Ukrainian Women) and others. Some of the topics covered in the correspondence relate to personal problems between Roman Smook and Frank Parish (who went to Europe to review cases for selecting farm help for Maryland farmers), arrangements with Hurok to sponsor the Bandurist groups for a concert tour in the United States and possible elsewhere, and activities and progress of Roman Smook in Europe. Included are financial statements, reports (Report: Vital Statistics of Refugees from Office of Statistics and Operational Reports in Geneva), and “By-laws of the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee.”
14 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, January - March, 1949
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Michigan Governor G. Mennon Williams re preparation of a draft of an Executive Order for Displaced Persons which Panchuk wrote and proposed Michigan State Displaced Persons Commission; Roman Smook (includes his carbon copies to Gallan re assurances for Displaced Persons, reports on activities and progress); and others. Items unrelated to contents of correspondence include Working Agreement Between IRO and Voluntary Agencies, Conference of IRO and Voluntary Organizations: Summary Report, Memorandum re the Revindication and Repatriation of Children Kidnapped in Poland, Memorandum Regarding the Problem of Refugees and Displaced Persons, and UUARC Statement of Receipts and Disbursements For Year Ending March 31, 1949.
15 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, April - June, 1949
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Walter Gallan, Roman Smook, Harry N. Rosenfield of the Displaced Persons Commission, Governor G. Mennon Williams, and others. A large segment of this correspondence deals with problems of selection and placement of Ukrainians on farms in Maryland and acceptance of appointments to the Michigan Commission by John Panchuk (as chairman) and Florence Cassidy (as secretary), and the anonymous immigration program. Included are minutes, reports, and lists: Michigan Commission on Displaced Persons; List-Housing and Employment Registration Assurances as of May 1, 1949;  Minutes of meetings of UUARC Executive committee; UUARC Annual meeting 7, 8 May, 1949, which also includes a list of delegates and their address; and lists of names of ships and number of people arriving at designated dates in the ports of New York, Boston, and New Orleans.
16 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, July - September, 1949
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Walter Gallan, Roman Smook, and others re continued problems of resettling Ukrainian Displaced Persons on anonymous assurances, problems of selecting qualified doctors and nurses for Maryland hospitals, individual requests for aid to immigrate to the U.S. Report of United Ukrainian American Relief Committee June 30, 1949 (Books and Records examined by H. Warren Mease Associates. 
17 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, October - December, 1949
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Walter Gallan, Roman Smook, and various other individuals. Copies of correspondence between Mykola Rodyk and Walter Gallan re reports on anonymous assurances that were sent to John Panchuk and are included in this folder. Roman Smook’s termination and replacement by Mykola Rodyk in Western Europe is discussed at length. List of Displaced Persons sent to Michigan.
18 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, January - June, 1950
Report of United Ukrainian Relief Committee December 31, 1949 (Books and Records examined by H. Warren Mease Associates). Correspondence between John Panchuk and Michael Rodyk. Other reports and minutes of meetings include Resolutions of the Executive UUARC to bring 20,000 more Ukrainian refugees to America, a map showing Resettlement of Displaced Persons in the United States by the UUARC and an important report by Roman Smook re his unexplained removal from the duties of departments in Europe, financial and immigration. The UUARC began to publish a newsletter in the United States and one in Europe. Included in this folder are three issues of the U.S. publication and on of the European publication.
19 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, July - December, 1950
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Walter Gallan, Michael Rodyk re the need for a Home for the Aged (Ukrainians) in France, gradual reduction of the UUARC offices in Europe, financial reports, individual reports on European activities and “Summary of Resettlement and Welfare Activities and Accomplishments of UUARC.” Included are By-laws of the UUARC (with corrections, etc.), Organizational Regulator for the Curatorship of the Ukrainian National Fund, an a pamphlet on the report by the Executive Director of UUARC, Walter Gallan, on his trip to Europe in November 1950 entitled Z.U.A.D.K. V Dii.
20 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, 1951
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Walter Gallan, Michael Rodyk re problems of resettling Ukrainians who were members of the 14th division “Halychyna,” resignation of Michael Rodyk and temporary appointment of Miss Royick as European Director. Letter to Senator Homer Ferguson from John Panchuk re Section 13 of the Amended Displaced Persons Act. Copies sent to Panchuk of correspondence between Michael Rodyk and Walter Gallan. Two issues of the Informatsiinyi Lystok (ZUADK), Nos. 3, 4, February and March, 1951. Financial reports and minutes of meetings of the Executive of UUARC. Congressional Record, October 17, 1951.
21 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Correspondence, 1952
Some correspondence to UUARC Board of Directors by John Panchuk expressing his wish to resign as President of the UUARC and UCRF as of January 31, 1952. Two issues of Interpreter Release September 4 and 9, 1952. Financial and Executive reports. Correspondence re Michael Rodyk’s termination and succession by Jaroslav S. Kalba effective July 30, 1952 as new Director in Europe.
22 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee. Printed Miscellaneous Materials, 1944-1947
Included are several reports, pamphlets, proceedings and newspaper clippings re achievements and future duties of UUARC; Canadian Senate’s Proceedings of the Standing Committee on Immigration; Refugees Are People, by Walter Dushnyck; and a report of a special subcommittee of the Committee on Foreign Affairs entitled Displaced Persons and the International Refugee Organization.
23 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee.  Printed Miscellaneous Materials, 1948
Report of the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Inc.: History, Accomplishments, Statistics and Plans, June 30, 1948.  A study by a special subcommittee of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Voluntary Foreign Aid.  Included is an issue of the newspaper Ameryka (March 4, 1948) and Ukrainian-American News of Pennsylvania (July-August, 1948).
24 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee. Printed Miscellaneous Materials, 1949
Newspaper clippings on the Ukrainian opera singer Petro Bolechiwsky re his concert performance, reports and pamphlets of the UUARC entitled: Protokol Druhykh Zahal’nykh Zboriv Zluchenoho Ukrains’koho Amerykans’koho Dopomohovoho Komitetu; September 30, 1951 Report of the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Inc.; V Ukraini Voli: Pidruchnyk dlia novykh imigrantiv; and Zvidomlennia Zluchenoho Ukrains’koho Amerykans’koho Dopomohovoho Komitetu Z Diial’nosty V Zakhidnii Evopi Za 1948 Rik; Pratsia Evropeis’koho Predstavynstva Zluchenoho Ukrains’ko Amerykans’koho Dopomohovoho Komitetu.
25 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee. Printed Miscellaneous Materials, 1951-1965
Includes program and related newspaper clippings on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the UUARC, annual report of the Directors of the UUARC; Address of the Honorable Edward M. O’Connor entitled Unity For Survival in the American Campaign of Truth Protestant Experience with the United States Immigration 1910-1960 by Benson Y. Landia, and Citizenship Handbook.
26 United Ukrainian American Relief Committee. Printed Miscellaneous Materials, n.d.
This folder contains a sundry of application forms and brochures. A list of “Displaced Persons Camps In American Zones of Occupation.” By-laws of the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee.
27 Michigan Commission on Displaced Person, 1953-1955
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Dr. Raymond Sokolov, Florence Cassidy and others, re enlarging and possible changing the Michigan Commission on the Resettlement of Refugees; Christmas caroling funds to go for financial support of settlement of refugees; refugees from the Netherlands; and appointment of individuals by Governor Williams to serve on the Michigan Commission on Displaced Persons. Various lists include persons appointed by Governor Williams to serve on the MCDP, “Revised list of Governor’s Committee for the Refugee Relief Program, August 1955;” and lists of delegates to the Governor’s Americanism Commission. Department of State pamphlet entitled The Refugee Relief Act of 1953 as Amended, by Frank L. Auerbach. Executive Order establishing Michigan Commission on Displaced Persons.
28 Licensing of Displaced Person Doctors in the State of Michigan, 1951 - 1954
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Dr. J. Earl McIntyre (Secretary of Michigan State Board of Registration in Medicine), Florence Cassidy, Michael Mishchenko, and Theodore Reshetylo pertain to matters re recommendations for possible revision of the Rules and Regulations of the Michigan State Board; List of European physicians who arrived in the United States under the Displaced Persons Act and resided in Michigan; lists of foreign-trained physicians who have passed the screening examination; decision of the Hearing Board re Michael Mishchenko and Theodore Reshetylo cases. Letters of recommendation written by John Panchuk on behalf of Michael Mishchenko. Included are various forms of registering, newspaper clippings re case of Michael Mishchenko and outcome of the hearing.
29 Michael Ovchynnyk, University Placement of D.P. Scientist, Michigan State University, 1950 - 1955
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Michigan State College re efforts in finding employment for Michael Ovchynnyk.
30 Ukrainian Organizations - Michigan, 1933 - 1947
Programs, anniversary booklets, etc., of various Ukrainian organizations in Detroit, Michigan.
31 Ukrainian Organizations - Michigan, 1948 - 1965
Programs, anniversary booklets, etc., of various Ukrainian organizations in Detroit, Michigan.
32 Displaced Persons, Correspondence, 1946 - 1951
Correspondence from Displaced Persons in Austria and Germany to John Panchuk re requests for sponsors, aid for resettling in the United States, and books in English on Paraguay (to acquaint the immigrants with their new homes). Other correspondence include certifications and “Resolutions of the mass-meetings of emigrants from the countries subdued by the bolshevisy.”
33 Displaced Persons, Personal, 1947 -1953
Correspondence between John Panchuk and various other individuals re Displaced Persons in the United States, their job qualifications, and requests for help in finding employment.
34 Matthew Stachiw Case, 1948 -1949
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Senator Arthur H. Vanderberg, Sam E. Woods (American Consul General in Munich) re entry of Matthew Stachiw into the United States. Included are letters from Matthew Stachiw to John Panchuk on the same topic. 
35 Newspaper Clippings - UUARC and other Organizations, 1940-1945
Clippings re reports, Displaced Persons, resettlement, Congressional Records, congresses, conferences, etc.
36 Newspaper Clippings - UUARC and other Organizations, 1946
Clippings re reports, Displaced Persons, resettlement, Congressional Records, congresses, conferences, etc.
37 Newspaper Clippings - UUARC and other Organizations, January-May, 1947
Clippings re reports, Displaced Persons, resettlement, Congressional Records, congresses, conferences, First Organizational meeting of UUARC, etc.
38 Newspaper Clippings - UUARC and other Organizations, June-December, 1947
Clippings re reports, Displaced Persons, resettlement, Congressional Records, congresses, conferences, etc.
39 Newspaper Clippings - UUARC and other Organizations, 1948
Clippings re reports, Displaced Persons, resettlement, Congressional Records, congresses, conferences, etc.
40 Newspaper Clippings - UUARC and other Organizations, 1949-1953
Clippings re reports, Displaced Persons, resettlement, Congressional Records, congresses, conferences, Displaced Persons Act, Fourth Congress of American Ukrainians, etc.
41 Newspaper Clippings - UUARC and other Organizations, n.d.
Clippings re reports, Displaced Persons, resettlement, Congressional Records, congresses, conferences, etc.
42 Newspaper Clippings - UUARC and other Organizations, n.d.
Clippings re reports, Displaced Persons, resettlement, Congressional Records, congresses, conferences, etc.
43 Newspaper Clippings, Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA), 1946-1948
Articles re its origin, function, and role during World War II. Included are newspaper clippings about the Division “Halychyna,” the first Soviet occupation of Galicia, and “Za vidnovlennia Zbroinykh syl Ukrainy.”
44 Committee for Hungarian Refugee Relief, Michigan, 1956-1957
Correspondence between John Panchuk and Florence G. Cassidy re Hungarian Refugees. Senate Committee Print Refugee Relief Act of 1953, As Amended. Outline of the Organization and Work of the President’s Committee for Hungarian Refugee Relief in assisting in Resettlement of Hungarian Refugees. Included are minutes of meetings and reports. 

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