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Lysiuk Kalenyk (1918–1976)

A military leader, businessman, philatelist, and publisher, Lysiuk Kalenyk was born in Bubnivka, Haisyn county, Podilia gubernia, Ukraine. During World War I, he served in the Russian Imperial Army, and during the revolutionary period in the Army of the Ukrainian National Republic. Kalenyk emigrated to the United States in 1923 and became an active member of the Ukrainian-American community. He founded the Ukrainian National Museum in Ontario, California, in 1954 and served as its president until 1958. That same year, he established the Ukrainian-American Foundation and presided over it until 1974. Lissiuk was a member of various Ukrainian organizations, including Wake Up America, the Ukrainian Republican Committee of the State of New Jersey, the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, the Union of Ukrainian Veterans, and the Congress of Freedom.

Immigration to the US Resources

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Personal Papers

Kalenik Lissiuk Papers, 1948–1973. Ukrainian Research Institute Library, Harvard University.

Full Collection Citation

Kalenik Lissiuk Papers, 1948–1973, Ukrainian Research Institute Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Electronic Finding Aid

None. Unpublished finding aid available at Ukrainian Research Institute Library.