Rusyn Americans in the US from 1900

A photo taken from a book about 1900. It is in Rusyn,. It shows photos of the most prominent Rusyn Americans in the US from 1900. One of the men, George Vretyak, was treasurer and one of the founders of Obcestvo Russkich Bratstv Vo Sojedinennych Statach Ameriki (Russian Brotherhood Organization of the United States), which started on July 1, 1900 in Mahanoy City. Here is a link to the organization's site: Russian Brotherhood. Michael Halkowicz, also in the picture, was from Atlas, PA, and founded SS Peter and Paul Church in Mt Carmel, PA in 1891.

Contributed by: Suzanne Cesari