Demetrios Callimachos, a journalist, priest, and author, was born in Madytos (present-day Eceabat), Turkey. He was educated in Istanbul, Smyrna, and Athens, and came to the United States in 1914. He was active in many Greek and Greek American associations. Olga, nee Andreou, was born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1885.
Letter written by August Burandt from Korne to his brother Bernard Burandt. Bernard Burandt was a farmer in the Stevens Point, Wisconsin, area. The letter, written from the Pomeranian region of Poland, discusses August Burandt's ill health and his religious faith, also mentions several other relatives and friends. At the
Alessandro Sisca (pseudonym, Riccardo Cordiferro) was a journalist, playwright, poet and radical anarchist. Born on 27 October 1875 in San Pietro in Guarano (Cosenza), he immigrated to the United States in 1892; there he co-founded the literary journal La Follia , among other journals, together with his father. Following the
As part of a collaborative project with the Sammlung Frauennachlässe (Collection of Women's Personal Papers) housed at the Department of History at the University of Vienna in Austria, six letters selected by Li Gerhalter have been included in the Digitizing Immigrant Letters digital archive. While the originals remain in Vienna,
In the 1960s, the Department of History of the University of Turku, Finland, conducted a project that gathered materials pertaining to Finnish overseas emigration. As part of the project, in 1964 and 1966, the Department collected letters sent by Finnish immigrants living in various destinations (mainly in the U.S. and