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  • 2. About Us

    28 June 2011

    What does “European Emigrant Heritage” mean? Let's take each word separately: Euro•pe•an Adjective A person who was born in, or whose family originates from, Europe. [As opposed to a person whose family originates from Asia or Africa, for example.] To...

  • 5. Transliteration, Institutions, & Jewish Culture

    18 September 2009

    TRANSLITERATION VARIANTS by James Hannum There are usually more than one accepted transliteration of a word or name, from the Russian and Ukrainian alphabets into the Roman (English) alphabet. Examples: Леся = Lesya or Lesia Михайло = Mykhailo or Myhailo...

  • 7. Folk Dancing & M. Primachenko

    16 September 2009

    Ukrainian folk dance originated as a male dance among the Zapo rozhian Cossaks but later danced by couples, male soloists, and mixed groups of dancers. In western Ukraine, as the hopak-kolo, it is danced in a closed circle. The hopak has no fixed pattern...

  • 1. Contact Us

    29 June 2011

    European Emigrant Heritage Europäische Auswanderer Erbe Skarby Europejskich Emigrantów European & American Unknown Family Property Contact Information: 1 (202) 630-1067 _________________________________________________________

  • 3. Exchecquer's & VP's Counsel

    28 June 2011

    The following is extracted from a brief to Parliament by British Chancellor of the Exchequer Norman Lamont. Types of Assets, Avoiding Scams - 7 May 1993 Finding Dormant Bank Accounts There has been a rise in the number of companies that provide unclaimed...

  • 6. NYC Immigration & the Aunt They Hid

    17 September 2009

    _______________________________ To enlarge the text of this website, in the upper right corner of your screen click , , or ⋮ , [click View,] and Zoom to 150%. The CONTENTS list on the right side of this page has links to the other pages of this website....

  • 4. World War I & II Assets, and Historical Maps

    29 September 2009

    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Before we discuss war assets, which have been EEH's most successful area of research to date, let's enjoy learning a thing or two about one of the many pillars of culture, basket weaving. For as much money as Messrs....

  • 8. Ireland, East Germany, & the U.S.S.R.

    23 October 2007

    Ireland Here is an account of the Irish in America, written in 1886: I met se veral people from Cork, and they were overjoyed to meet me, who could tell them the history of the beautiful citie for the last generation. To some I spoke the Irish language...