University of Minnesota

Yaremko, Alexander Wallace, Papers

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Yaremko, Alexander Wallace.
Dates: 1924-1929
Abstract: Papers (1924-1969) of Alexander Wallace Yaremko include biographical information, personal correspondence, materials pertaining to Ukrainian American organizations and cultural activities; historical material on Ukraine and Ukrainians in America, and miscellany. Included are papers, programs, clippings, yearbooks, etc. relating to the Ukrainian Youth League of North America, Ukrainian participation in the Chicago and New York World's Fairs, Ukrainian Catholics, art, ballet, music, and film in the United States and Canada, Carpatho-Ukraine and Ukraine, and poetry.
Quantity: 10 linear in.
Language: Mainly in English; some Ukrainian.
Collection ID: IHRC2865

HISTORICAL SKETCH

A journalist born in Pennsylvania, Alexander Wallace Yaremko attended schools in Northampton and Philadelphia, and studied journalism at Temple University. He contributed much to the Ukrainian community of Philadelphia. He was organizer, founder, and director of the Ukrainian Cultural Center, a youth organization, co-founded and edited the Ukrainian Chronicle, was involved with the Ukrainian Youth League of North America, lectured and published on Ukraine and Ukrainians, particularly on athletics. he also co-founded the Ukrainian Information Bureau, served as vice-president of United Ukrainian Organizations of Greater Philadelphia, and participated in the Ukrainian Institute of Philadelphia.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Yaremko, Alexander Wallace collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Yaremko, Alexander Wallace collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Yaremko, Alexander Wallace Papers, Ukrainian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Ukrainian Americans--Societies, etc.
Journalists.
Youth--Societies, etc.
Fairs.
Ukrainian Americans--Religious life.

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