Item 2008.024.c106-107 - Kolasky, John

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Kolasky, John

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CA BMUFA 0021-K-2008.024.c106-107

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  • 8 May. 1983 (Creation)

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2 audio cassettes (=4 audio files)

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Part 1: Born in Cobalt, Ontario, on October 5, 1915; family name was initially Koliaska; soon after his birth family moved North, to a farm, where there were 3 other Ukrainian families, Poles - their name became Polonized; in Timmins the only Ukrainian organization was Ukrainian Labor Farmer Temple Association; John attended Ukrainian school there for about 2 years (he was 8-9 y.o.); then went back to the farm; left his home in 1932, went to Timmins, then, after his father was hurt in a mine, went to Ottawa, stayed at a place for unemployed single men; worked in a bakery, then apprenticed to a printer and paper hanger (??); in 1939 went to Toronto and then moved to Winnipeg in 1941; by that time he finished grade 10; worked at a machine shop and studied; in 1942 he finished grade 12 and did 1 year of the United College (??), and after that went to Saskatoon where completed his BA, and then did his MA in History in Toronto; his parents came in 1913 from Bukovyna and were Orthodox; Cobalt, Timmins - pro-Socialist areas, centers of radicalism; Ivan Panchyshyn was interned from Cobalt during WWI; his father was a farmer and a miner during winters; a process of becoming a Communist; people in the Canadian establishment who were Communists; lies about the USSR, Duranti; his mother and other women in Timmins belonged to Ukrainian pro-Communist women’s organizations; Polish priest Frank Selynski (??); Jewish-Ukrainian relations, Misha Korol’ (??); Dave Kashton (??); Dubrovsky (??); Stewart Smith - leader of Communist Party; ULFTA; Matthew Popovych and his article “Za bolshevizatsiiu” in 1931; Prokopchuk; Danylo Lobai and Toma Kobzai (??); Shatul’s’kyi; Popovych; Boychuk; Nemizivs’kyi (???).

Part 2: Shatulskyi (??); Kobzei (??), Lobay (??); Simbay (??); John Wier (??); Irchan; Pohoreckyi (??); WWII and Communists in Canada; he was on a Provincial Committee of the Association of the United Ukrainian Canadians, helped to organized a trio of Myroslav Stychynskyi (??); was a member of Progressive Party (PP) Club [Labor Progressive Party, later became a Communist Party) at the U of Saskatchewan; party members George Taylor (??) and Clifford Pit (??); WWII conscription among Ukrainians in Canada; Svystun; Orest Savchuk; UNO; Samoskiinyky; Kushnir; CUC; internment of Communists; Raymond Davis/Shohan (??); Veletskyi (??); Workers Benevolent Association; Strilets’ka Hromada; Svystun and Khrushchev; Tim Buck (??); Kolasky went to Ukraine in 1963 till 1965 - disillusionment; Kravchuk and Prokopchyk (??); Kolasky wrote a book after his visit - the scandal; Biletskyi (??).

Part 3: His book and the scandal around it; AUC (Association of Ukrainian Canadians) name change; DPs coming and Canadian Communists being against it - Prokopchyk report to the Convention; a bomb in a building (??); Guzenko (??); UNO; DPs matters; officer Robertson (??); Simpson (??) and his interest in Ukraine; Watson Crocomlain (???); Prof. Pavliuchenko; Mykhailo Hetman (??); ULFTA and Hetmantsi; Bosyi (??) in Montreal; Dr. Mandryka; Vasylyshyn from UNO; Julian Stechyshyn as the most able of brothers, Mykhailo Stechyshyn, Myroslav Stechyshyn; John Solomon (??); Panchuk; Hlynka and Kushnir supporting DPs coming to Canada; Volodymyr Kokhan; DPs’ impact on Ukrainian community; the fate of Ukrainians in Canada; Ted Kardash (??); Soviet Secret Police, sending books through Society for Cultural Relations.

Part 4: Sending books through the Society for Cultural Relations; stealing documents in Ukraine; Dziuba; he was arrested in Ukraine; writing to Senator Yuzyk and Mykola Hnativ in Winnipeg, Stechyshyn, Pohoreliv; Dr. Kysylevs’kyi (??); Shevchenko monument as a means of raising prestige.

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