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.
Seven letters were selected from the Diego Delfino Papers which contain roughly twenty letters. Born in 1874 in Acciarello, Calabria, Diego Delfino immigrated to the United States in 1908 with a medical degree from the University of Naples (1903). As a physician, he practiced medicine in a number of states,
Seven letters were selected from the Granovsky* Papers. They were written in Ukrainian by Alexander A. Granovsky's brother Serhii Neprytsky (6 letters) and sister Lida (one letter). This one-sided correspondence is from Berezhtsi, Ukraine to various cities in the USA where Granovsky lived.The selected letters date from 1913-1939. These long
George Grebenstchikoff (1883-1964) immigrated to the United States after World War I, to escape the post-1917 revolutionary developments in Russia. Grebenstchikoff had served in the Tzar's army, and later in the White Army. His first published works appeared while still in Russia. After his arrival in the United States, Grebenstchikoff
The following letters, selected from the Philip Hitti Papers at the IHRC Archives, were received by Philip Hitti in the United States from his relatives in Lebanon between 1924 and 1977. Philip Khuri Hitti (1886-1978) was born in Shimlan, Lebanon. He graduated from the American University of Beirut and taught
Digital copies of the original materials were obtained from the donors who continue to retain the letters in their possession. The copies included in the DIL project are used with the kind permission of the Kovac family residing in Slovakia. Paul T. Kovac immigrated to the United States in the
All letters in this selection were written by Janez Nemanich of Lokvica in the Metlika region of Slovenia to his brother Anton Nemanich who at the time of receipt of these letters resided in Joliet, Illinois. According to Joe Nemanich, his son, Anton Nemanich immigrated to the United States from
Born in Lustica near Herceg Novi, John R. Palandech (Ivan Palandecic) immigrated to the United States from Montenegro in 1888 as a small boy. Initially settling in Monterrey, California, with his relatives (cousins?), he later (in 1893) moved to Chicago where he had hoped to find employment in the restaurant