University of Nevada, Reno




Life Stories by theme: Coming to America









  1. From Cuba,with Love


    "We didn’t have the freedom to speak or buy something. He had taken properties of other people. He is a dictator and had control of everything.  We brought just the clothes on our back. We left everything—from the house to the mop."  Read more.

  2. Leaving the Ukraine after World War II


    "The American Army came in … and I went home. But Congress approved and President Truman signed a law to bring Ukraines to the United States. A quarter-million people. I saw my parents, and then I went."  Read more.