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.
The Paikens Collection at the IHRCA contains more than 250 letters, documents and pictures exchanged from 1949 until 1977 mainly between Edwards Paikens (Eduards Paikens) who settled in Minneapolis, Minnesota after World War II as part of the displaced persons' group from Germany and his mother Anna Paikens (Anna Paikens)
Seven letters have been selected from the Panucevich Papers housed in the IHRC Archives by a long-term IHRC/A friend, supporter, intern and colleague, Ihar Labacevich, who also transcribed and translated the letters from Belarusian into English, and wrote biographical sketches of the concerned family members. The letters were digitized and
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