Organizational records

 

The Holovna Rada Khresta Symona Petliury was the body responsible for awarding the military order of the Cross of Symon Petliura to all eligable veterans of the Ukrainian War of Independence. This collection principally contains submitted application forms containing biographical information and military service histories of individual applicants who wished to obtain the Cross.

 

Americans for Human Rights in Ukraine (AHRU) was formed in 1979 with the mission of drawing attention to human rights problems in the Ukrainian SSR. It was instrumental in lobbying for the creation of the US Congressional Commission on the Ukraine Famine in 1984, and in helping to defend John Demjanjuk. Lubow Jowa served as Treasurer and active member of the AHRU in the 1980s. The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, brochures, reports, and ephemera related to AHRU activities, as well as some correspondence and other organizational records.

The Ukrainian American Citizen's Club was one of the primary focal points of Ukrainian-American life in Baltimore, Maryland for many decades. The records in this collection document its founding as well as its activities from the 1930s to the 1950s.

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