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  • Yatsenko, Olha
        Letter sent from: Village of Nova Vololaha, Kharkiv oblast Letter describes events in 1932-1933 in: Poltava and Poltava raion, Kharkiv oblast Current location name: Poltava and Poltava raion. Poltava oblast Written by a student at a technical college (tekhnikum) in Poltava. Olha Yatsenko was 17 in 1933 and describes in ...
      Letter sent from: Village of Nova Vololaha, Kharkiv oblast Letter describes events ...
  • Budenny, Ivan
        Letter sent from: Village of Kekyne, Sumy raion, Sumy oblast Letter describes events in 1932-1933 in: Village of Kekyne, Sumy raion, Kharkiv oblast Current location name: Village of Kekyne, Sumy raion, Sumy oblast The author was 7 at the time of the famine. He writes that almost half the village ...
      Letter sent from: Village of Kekyne, Sumy raion, Sumy oblast Letter describes ...
  • Luzan, Mariia
        Letter sent from: Village of Byshiv, Makariv raion, Kyiv oblast Letter describes events in 1932-1933 in: Village of Viktorivka, Kaharlyk raion, Kyiv oblast Current location name: Village of Viktorivka, Myronivka raion, Kyiv oblast The author was born in 1925 and came from a family of 5 (her parents and 2 ...
      Letter sent from: Village of Byshiv, Makariv raion, Kyiv oblast Letter describes ...
  • Yermoshenko, Volodymyr (Vladimir)
        Letter sent from: Village of Hanno-Leontovycheve (Horoshanka), Ustynivka raion, Kirovohrad oblast Letter describes events in 1932-1933: unnamed location, likely the same as mailing address: Anno-Leontovycheve (Horoshanka), Ustynivka raion, Odesa oblast Current location name: Village of Hanno-Leontovycheve (Horoshanka), Ustynivka raion, Kirovohrad oblast Vladimir (Volodymyr) Yermoshenko writes in Russian. He was 17 ...
      Letter sent from: Village of Hanno-Leontovycheve (Horoshanka), Ustynivka raion, Kirovohrad oblast Letter ...
  • Leukha, Mykhailo
        Letter sent from: Boromlia, Trostianets raion, Sumy oblast Letter describes events in 1932-1933 in: Boromlia, Trostianets raion, Kharkiv oblast Current location name: Boromlia, Trostianets raion, Sumy oblast Author was born cir. 1915, was 18 in 1933. His father died when he was young. Their family was poor and one of ...
      Letter sent from: Boromlia, Trostianets raion, Sumy oblast Letter describes events in ...
  • Oleksiienko, Trokhym, Volodymyr Khoma
        Letter sent from: Village Kupchyntsi, Koziv raion, Ternopilska oblast Letter describes events in 1932-1933 in: Boiarka, Kyiv oblast Current location name: Boiarka, Kyiv oblast A letter consists of 4 pages. Pp. 3-4 describe the kind of ethnographic works the correspondent, Volodymyr Khoma is doing, and pp. 1-2 - a personal ...
      Letter sent from: Village Kupchyntsi, Koziv raion, Ternopilska oblast Letter describes events ...
  • Mykhailenko, Olha
        Letter sent from: Bohuslav raion, Kyiv oblast Letter describes events in 1932-1933 in: Village of Shupyky, Bohuslav raion, Kyiv oblast Current location name: Village of Shupyky, Bohuslav raion, Kyiv oblast Author was 14 at time of Famine She remembers eating faux foods and working in the beet field for a ...
      Letter sent from: Bohuslav raion, Kyiv oblast Letter describes events in 1932-1933 ...
  • Chuprun, Mariia
        Letter sent from: Village of Yatranivka, Uman raion, Cherkasy oblast Letter describes events in 1932-1933 in: Village of Yatranivka, Uman raion, Vinnytsia oblast Current location name: Village of Yatranivka, Uman raion, Cherkasy oblast Author was a child in 1931-33. Account mostly focuses on harassment and persecution of her family in ...
      Letter sent from: Village of Yatranivka, Uman raion, Cherkasy oblast Letter describes ...
  • Andreieva, Olha
        Letter sent from: Village of Zelene, Kopai Station, Bar raion, Vinnytsia oblast Letter describes events in 1932-1933 in: Village of Zelene, Bar raion, Vinnytsia oblast Current location name: Village of Zelene, Bar raion, Vinnytsia oblast A second-hand account. The author was born in 1936, she is writing what her mother ...
      Letter sent from: Village of Zelene, Kopai Station, Bar raion, Vinnytsia oblast ...
  • Kuchmii, Hryhorii (Grigoriy Kuchmiy)
        Letter sent from: Village of Yabluchne, Velyka Pysarivka raion, Sumy oblast Letter describes events in (1932-1933): Village of Yabluchne, Velyka Pysarivka raion, Kharkiv oblast Current location name: Village of Yabluchne, Velyka Pysarivka raion, Sumy oblast Author was 15 at time of Famine. He notes that fear of famine began in ...
      Letter sent from: Village of Yabluchne, Velyka Pysarivka raion, Sumy oblast Letter ...
  • Petrushevska, Iryna
        Letter sent from: Village of Shukaivoda, Khrystynivka raion, Cherkasy oblast Letter describes events in 1932-1933 in: unnamed location, likely the same as the author's mailing address, Village of Shukaivoda, Khrystynivka raion, Cherkasy oblast Current location name: Village of Shukaivoda, Khrystynivka raion, Cherkasy oblast A somewhat rambling account. Notes death of ...
      Letter sent from: Village of Shukaivoda, Khrystynivka raion, Cherkasy oblast Letter describes ...
  • Hryhoruk
        Letter sent from: Zhmerynka raion, Vinnytsia oblast Letter describes events in (1932-1933): Zhmerynka raion, Vinnytsia oblast Current location name: Zhmerynka raion, Vinnytsia oblast The author is an orphan. His mother died in 1919. He remembers the revolution, civil war, NEP and Famine, and is happy that someone undertakes the collection ...
      Letter sent from: Zhmerynka raion, Vinnytsia oblast Letter describes events in (1932-1933): ...
  • Chabanenko, Feodosiia
        Letter sent from: Village of Osychky, Vilshanka raion, Kirovohrad oblast Letter describes events in 1932-1933 in: Village of Osychky, Vilshanka raion, Odesa oblast Current location name: Village of Osychky, Vilshanka raion, Kirovohrad oblast Chabanenko was approximately 29 in 1933, and had 3 children. Her 2 brothers died, she and her ...
      Letter sent from: Village of Osychky, Vilshanka raion, Kirovohrad oblast Letter describes ...
  • Ilchenko, Ivan
        Letter sent from: Kyiv Letter describes events in 1932-1933 in: Bohuslav raion, Polovetske (Polovetsky Khutir), Kyiv oblast Current location name: Polovetske (Polovetsky Khutir), Bohuslav raion, Kyiv oblast Author is a veteran of war and labour, member of Kyiv city organization of for the Preservation of history and culture memorials. He ...
      Letter sent from: Kyiv Letter describes events in 1932-1933 in: Bohuslav raion, ...
  • Vovk, Stepan
        Letter sent from: Village of Tarnava, Monastyryshche raion, Cherkasy oblast Letter describes events in 1932-1933 in: Village of Tarnava, Monastyryshche raion, Vinnytsia oblast Current location name: Village of Tarnava, Monastyryshche raion, Cherkasy oblast Born in 1915 (18 at time of Famine). Disabled veretan of the WWII. Orphaned early; brought up ...
      Letter sent from: Village of Tarnava, Monastyryshche raion, Cherkasy oblast Letter describes ...
  • Shcheretsky, Ivan
        Letter sent from: Village of Rusalivka, Mankivka raion, Cherkasy oblast Describes events in 1932-1933 in: Village of Rusalivka, Mankivka raion, Kyiv oblast Current location name: Village of Rusalivka, Mankivka raion, Cherkasy oblast The author was born into a “seredniak” family; was friendly with the local Komsomol members; worked in the ...
      Letter sent from: Village of Rusalivka, Mankivka raion, Cherkasy oblast Describes events ...
  • Rovenko, Liubov
        Letter sent from: Vradiivka, Mykolaiv oblast Describes events in 1932-1933 in: [unclear, probable location] Velyka Vradiivka raion Odesa oblast Current location name: Vradiivka raion, Mykolaiv oblast A story of survival in the situation of major family mortality. Father went to look for food, went missing, was likely killed. After her ...
      Letter sent from: Vradiivka, Mykolaiv oblast Describes events in 1932-1933 in: [unclear, ...
  • Voznytsia, Nataliia
        Letter sent from: Pidvolochysk, Ternopil oblast Describes events in 1932-1933 in: Chetvertynivka, Trostianets raion, Vinnytsia oblast Current location name: Chetvertynivka, Trostianets raion, Vinnytsia oblast She is the only surviving members of her family of six. The rest died of famine. She recalls eating of faux foods, total requisition of grain ...
      Letter sent from: Pidvolochysk, Ternopil oblast Describes events in 1932-1933 in: Chetvertynivka, ...
  • Chepela, Semen (Semion Chepela)
        Letter sent from: Nizhyn, Chernihiv olbast Letter describes events in (1932-1933): Village of Hymo-Riabushyne, Nizhyn raion, Kyiv oblast Current location name: Village of Perebudova, Nizhyn raion, Chernihiv oblast The author was 12 years old at the time of the famine; his parents had three children. A very detailed account of ...
      Letter sent from: Nizhyn, Chernihiv olbast Letter describes events in (1932-1933): Village ...
  • Yemtsova, Mariia
        Letter sent from: Kyiv Describes events in (1932-1933): Village of Maly Krypil, Berezan raion, Kyiv oblast Current location name: Village of Maly Krypil, Zhurivka raion, Kyiv oblast Recollections about forced collectivization as early as 1929 that caused famine. Entire families were dispossessed. Many children became orphans as a result and ...
      Letter sent from: Kyiv Describes events in (1932-1933): Village of Maly Krypil, ...
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