Collection 0288 - John Yaremko and Mike Kotyk collection

Kotek to Yaremko June 1, 1936 Kotek to Yaremko July 23, 1936 Kotek to Yaremko August 12, 1936 Kotek to Yaremko August 21, 1936 Kotek to Yaremko September 18, 1936 Kotek to Yaremko November 24, 1936 Kotek to Yaremko December 25, 1936 Kotek to Yaremko February 2, 1937 Kotek to Yaremko February 26, 1937 Kotek to Yaremko March 5, 1937 Kotek to Yaremko April 2, 1937 Kotek to Yaremko April 27, 1937 Kotek to Yaremko June 4, 1937 Kotek to Yaremko June 18, 1937 Kotek to Yaremko August 20, 1937 Kotek to Yaremko October 1, 1937 Kotek to Yaremko December 28, 1937 Zahara to Yaremko May 1, 1936 Zahara to Yaremko June 30, 1936 Zahara to Yaremko July 10, 1936
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John Yaremko and Mike Kotyk collection

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  • 1917-2003, predominantly 1920s-1930s (Creation)
    Yaremko, John

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  • 2 cm of textual records
  • 1 photograph
  • 0.3 cm of postcards

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John Yaremko (Іван Яремко) was born in 1892 in Bridok village, Bukovyna, Austro-Hungary and passed away on February 5, 1987, in nursing home in Barrhead. Rose Kotyk, a daughter of Yaremko's nephew Mike Kotyk, wrote his biography which is part to the Yaremko and Kotyk collection.

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Yaremko's correspondence was kept by his nephew Mike Kotyk and, later, by Kotyk's daughter Rose Kotyk who donated the materials to UCAMA through Aleksandr Makar.

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The collection consists of papers accumulated over the years by John Yaremko. It includes twenty-two letters from his nephew Mike Kotyk, ten letters from Mike Zahara, letters and postcards from Makuch, M. Mузика (M. Muzyka), Jackowsky, John Diakun, В. Вернюк (William Werniuk), Mike Lazoruk, and several letters from the government. There are also other documents such as tax payment receipts, meal tickets, the Workers' Benevolent Association of Canada membership card, unemployment relief card, 'notices of distress,' a filed lawsuit, etc. Yaremko's photo was taken around 1920s. His biography was written by Rose Kotyk in 2003.

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Created 2021-07-08 by MM

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