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Mykytiuk, Bogdan A.

Part 1: Born on August 6, 1929 in Canada; his father came around 1912-1913 to Winnipeg and then brought his wife in 1927; Ivan Palka; Mrs. Jennice; Andrew Sementiuk (??) - mill workers; dangerous jobs; 1926-27 - second wave of Ukrainian immigrants...

Wowk, Lev

Part 1: Born on July 14, 1914 (??) in a village of Myrnovets’ (??), Ternopil’ region; Greek-Catholic; his father participated in vyzvol’ni zmahannia; returned from a POW camp in 1921, and in 1928 went to Canada; Lev went to Canada in 1930 (Warsaw ...

Worobetz, Peter

Part 1: Born on March 27, 1910 in Canada; his parents came in 1906-1907 from Sokal’ povit; they emigrated for economic reasons; Ukrainian Catholics; Hanushchak (??); WWI and WWII; Narodnyi Dim; parents subscribed to Kanadiiskyi farmar, Ukrains’ki ...

Wasylyshyn, Anne

Part 1: Nee - Burianyk; born on September 26, 1907 in Stanislaviv; came to Canada in 1913; family was Ukrainian-Catholic; her husband was one of the founders of the Sichovi Stril’tsi in Canada; reasons for creating the organization; Kosar; Gulai (...

Toupich, Artamon

Part 1: Born on June 7, 1908 in Bukovyna, village of Orkhykhliby (??), povit of Kytsman’; family came to Canada in 1928; Greek-Orthodox; went to work where most Ukrainians would work - roads; Canada was requesting 800 Bukovynians for harvesting; h...

Tkachuk, Mary

Part 1: Nee - Denishevska (??); born in Alberta, grew up in Edmonton; her mother came from Ukraine when she was 6-7, in 1900, her family settled in Vegreville; her father came in the 1900s as a diachyk, settled in the Mundare area, he built the fi...

Sytnyk, Wasyl

Part 1: Born on April 28, 1907 in Ivankove, Borshchiv povit; his wife is Anna Kravets’; family moved to Ternopil’ when Wasyl was about 2 y.o.; his mother died early; his elder sister was taking care of him; finished gymnasium and went to the Unive...

Syroid, William

Part 1: Born on March 1, 1891 in the village of Horodytsia Vasylians’ka (??), story of the village and its name; family came to Canada in 1912 (from Antwerp to Halifax to Hamilton); came to Espanola in 1916; Ukrainian Church; Petro Zena (??); Masl...

Syroid, John

Part 1: Born on September 20, 1928 in Espanola; finished Secondary School; his brother Dmytro died accidentally; his mother was a teacher; local Hall was built in 1919; Ivan Khatych (??) the builder; Prosvita; his mother was Yustyna Onys’ka (??); ...

Svarich, Petro

Part 1: Petro Lazarovych (?); choir, soloists; speeches (toasts) during some event dedicated to Svarich; singing Ukrainian songs; Instytut Sv. Ivana in Vegreville (?); Instytut Hrushevs’koho; Svarich was a secretary of several schools.Part 2: Spee...

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