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CIUS Oral History Project
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CIUS Oral History Project

  • CA BMUFA 0021
  • Collection
  • 1982-1984

Oral History Project was implemented by the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies in 1982-1984. During that period of time two researchers -- Lubomyr Luciuk and Zenon Zwarycz -- interviewed more than 135 members of the Ukrainian community all ov...

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Alexewich, Nick

Part 1: Born in Bukovyna; brothers conscripted in WWI, both discharged after sustaining severe injuries; emigrated to Canada in 1925 to Raymore, Sask; Ukrains’ka prohresyvna presa; worked on a farm; moved to Regina, worked on the railroad; Soiuz S...

Andrews, Orest William

Part 1: Born in 1922, in Halychyna; emigrated from Ukraine to Canada in 1930, to Sudbury, ON; discrimination against ethnic minorities in Canada; ethnic gangs; Ukrainian National Federation (UNF) in Ontario; Molodi Ukrains’ki Natsionalisty (MUN) i...

Andriesky, Mitchell J.

Born August 20, 1926 in Kingston. His father came to Canada in 1912 from Kamianets-Podil’s’k, worked in tannery, went back to Ukraine in 1914, married his mother and left her there. She came only in 1925. His father never joined any organizations....

Andruschak, Fedir

Part 1: Was born in Halychyna, Radykhiv povit, on April 14, 1907. He is Orthodox but initially his relatives were probably Catholics. They already had an uncle and grandfather in Canada. His father emigrated in about 1912-1913. His brother was at ...

Andrusyshyn, Natalka

Natalka Andrusyshyn (nee Ostashevs’ka) born on September 25, 1905 in Korcheva, Rava Rus’ka. Came to Canada in 1928. Her brother and husband organized a Chytal’nia in Canada. Her mother died in 1927. Her husband was 10 years older, born in Shchepia...

Knehinicki, John

Part 1 and Part 2: Born on June 11, 1909 in a village of Rukhiv. Greek-Catholic faith. His father decided to come to a farm in Canada (Manitoba) when John was 6 months old. His mother died when he finished the 4th grade. Had to do all the chores a...

Babiuk, John

Born on November 18, 1901 in Bukovyna. Orthodox Christian. Was conscripted in a Romanian army. There were 6 children in the family. His sister was in Canada (in Regina) by the time he returned from the army, and he joined her in 1930. He was a mem...

Bagan, Alex

Was born on ?????? (cannot hear) 14 , 1901 in a village of Peremeliv of the Huchatyns’kyi povit. He is a Greek-Catholic. Had 2 older sisters. After serving in Polish army, came to Canada in 1927. During WWI was fighting in the Halyts’ka Ukrains’ka...

Bayrak, Mykhailo

Part 1: Born on May 23, 1900 in a village of Hadynki (???) Buchatyn povit (??)In 1918 was conscripted to an Austrian army. His father was interned by the Poles. Came to Canada in 1926 (his cousin sent him an affidavit from Canada), to Saskatchewan...

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