The Ukrainian Weekly
Parsippany, New Jersey
October 4, 1998
PARSIPPANY, N.J. - The Ukrainian Weekly has unveiled the largest collection
of materials on the Internet dedicated to the Great Famine of 1932-1933 in
The special section was opened on October 2 in conjunction with The Weekly's
65th anniversary as the newspaper's birthday gift to the community.
Located at www.ukrweekly.com, The Weekly's official website, the special
section includes a chronology of the famine years, eyewitness accounts,
editorials, media reports, stories about observances of the famine's 50th
anniversary in 1983, scholarly articles, interviews with journalists who
reported on the famine, transcripts of testimony on the famine commission
bill ultimately passed by the U.S. Congress, texts of statements before the
U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine, references and other documentation,
as well as the full text of The Ukrainian Weekly's special issue on the
Great Famine published on March 20, 1983. That issue was reprinted several
times and its circulation exceeded 43,000 copies worldwide.
Containing 151 articles related to the famine, the Soviet-perpetrated
genocide that resulted in the deaths of between 7 million and 10 million in
Ukraine, the section is completely searchable, making it an invaluable
resource for anyone interested in learning about the famine.
With the addition of the special section on the Great Famine, The Ukrainian
Weekly Archive now contains 4,004 complete articles. That number does not
include the excerpts of the newspaper's top stories that are posted on the
site each week.
Materials are prepared by Serge Polishchuk and Awilda Rolon of The
Weekly's production staff, and selected by the newspaper's editorial staff.
The Ukrainian Weekly, October 4, 1998, No. 40, Vol. LXVI,
Roma Hadzewycz, Editor-in-chief, P. O. Box 280, Parsippany, New
Jersey, Published by the Ukrainian National Association.
For personal and academic use only