Minneapolis; St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1945 - 1955. Item #33667
Staple bound single-sided leaves. 4to. Unpaged. 28cm. First Edition. In English and Ukrainian. Seven early issues of the mimeographed newsletter published and written by young members of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the Ukrainian Folk Ballet of the Twin Cities. Covers feature amateur line drawings submitted by readers and contributors. First published in 1941, The UKadet is a cultural and community bulletin featuring articles of interest to Ukrainians living in the Twin Cities, as well as general lifestyle information. Each of these issues features a 3-5 page section in Ukrainian. Â€œThe Ukrainian Folk Ballet of the Twin Cities was founded in 1934 in Minneapolis. The aims of the group were to organize Ukrainian youth, promote Ukrainian arts and culture, especially the national dances, and to promote the Ukrainian cultural heritage among Americans. Its membership consisted of young people from the parish of St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Northeast Minneapolis and included many non-Ukrainians over the years. The group published a newsletter, the "Ukadet" for many years. Â€ (Immigration History Research Center) Subjects: Ukrainian American communities. Ukrainian youth organizations. OCLC lists 3 series runs worldwide. (Hoover Inst, Hennepin County Libr. , Minnesota Historical Society. ) Edge wear, some rubbing. Light age toning. Good + condition. Later issues also available. (UKR-1-15).