Interview with Ukrainian egg decorator Sophia Moskaluk

Date: March 22, 1985

Source: S1576 , Container 23 , C87-1, C87-2

Type: Sound

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Description

  • Two audio cassettes. Sophia Moskaluk, Ukrainian egg decorator and embroiderer, describes her family background; mistreatment of her father and stepfather in the Ukraine and Europe; migrating to the United States; developing Ukrainian community in Tampa; coming to terms with her cultural heritage; the art of pysanky (Ukrainian egg decorating); preserving Ukrainian culture in the United States; St. Petersburg International Folk Fair events; describes political views among Ukrainian immigrants; compares egg decorating and regionalism in the Ukraine and the United States; discusses the use of the article "the" before "Ukraine"; the art of embroidery.

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