Publisher description for Ukrainians of Chicagoland / Myron B. Kuropas.


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Ukrainians arrived in Chicagoland in four distinct waves: 1900-1914, 1923-1939, 1948-1956, and 1990-2006. At the beginning of the 20th century, immigrants from Ukraine came to Chicago seeking work, and in 1905, a Ukrainian American religio-cultural community, now officially named Ukrainian Village, was formally established. Barely conscious of their ethnonational identity, Ukraine's early immigrants called themselves Rusyns (Ruthenians). Thanks to the socio-educational efforts of Eastern-rite Ukrainian Catholic and Orthodox priests, some Rusyns began calling themselves Ukrainians, developing a distinct national identity in concert with their brethren in Ukraine.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Ukrainian Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Pictorial works.
Ukrainian Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.