Fonds MSS 269 (A2008-098) - Leona Radchuk fonds

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Leona Radchuk fonds

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CA UMASC MSS 269 (A2008-098)

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  • 1950-2000 (Creation)
    Radchuk, Leona

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12 cm of textual records, 82 photographs

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Leona Radchuk (née Kosjar) was born in Vynnytsia Oblast, UkrainianSSR in 1931 and arrived with her parents in Canada in 1948. She attended King Edward Junior High School and Isaac Newton High School. After high school, she attended the University of Manitoba, where she obtained Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Pedagogy, Bachelor of Education, and Master’s of Education degrees. After finishing her university studies, she taught high school for 20 years, then changed careers and became a business manager for the next 18 years.
Ms. Radchuk was and remains active in several community associations. She was a Winnipeg school trustee, Girl Guide Commissioner, St. Andrew’s College (University of Manitoba) Board member and Chairperson, Seven Oaks Hospital Foundation Board member, Ukrainian Women’s Association of Canada member, founding member of Winnipeg’s Ukrainian dance group Rozmai (formerly the SUMK dancers – Soiuz ukrains'koi molodi Kanady), and a long-time member of Alpha Omega Alumnae (an association of Ukrainian Women Graduates of the University of Manitoba).

Ms. Radchuk is married to attorney, Dr. Serge Radchuk, and they have two daughters, Julie and Natalie.

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The fonds was donated to the Archives & Special Collections by Leona Radchuk in 2008.

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The fonds consists of a photo album/scrapbook chronicling the activities of Serge and Leona Radchuk in the Ukrainian Canadian community, including many photos pertaining to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Also included as part of the collection are high school yearbooks and awards received by Leona Radchuk over the years.

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This collection is arranged into four series and photograph collection

  1. Biographical info
  2. St. Andrew's College
  3. Ukrainian Orthodox Church
  4. Miscellaneous
    PC 228 - Photograph Collection

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Finding aid created by James Kominowski (2008). Encoded by Vladimira Zvonik (2008). Finding aid converted by Justin Fuhr (July 2016). Revised by N. Courrier (September 2019).

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