Bogdan Horbal and I wrote an article, "Shamokin, Pennsylvania: First Center of Lemko Business in America," that was recently published in the Річник Руской Бурсы / Rocznik Ruskiej Bursy 2015 (Gorlice, Poland), which has just been issued.
The text is in Lemko Rusyn, but there are bits and pieces in English, with lots of illustrations. (I hope that one of these days we'll publish it in English somewhere.)
Carpatho-Rusyns are one of the major ethnic groups of Pennsylvania. From the time they settled the state’s small towns and cities in the late 1870s until the present time, Carpatho-Rusyns have left an indelible mark on the state, and their story should be told. This blog is about a project that will do just that. Read more