Series - Doukhobor related files.

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Doukhobor related files.

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  • 1925-1998 (Creation)

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39 cm of textual records.
4 photographs : b&w

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Series consists of Faminow’s files and documents related to the history of the Doukhobors and his own involvement in the Doukhobor community and related issues such as pacifism, multiculturalism and human rights. Series contains correspondence with others in the Doukhobor community such as Koozma Tarasoff and Eli Popoff, writings about the Doukhobors by Faminow and others, and records generated by societies and conferences such as the Sons of Freedom, Canadian Council of Christians and Jews, 1958 Peace Through Non-violence Conference and various other Doukhobor organizations. Several files consist of documents related to Faminow’s fact-finding activities into the Doukhobor children who were removed from their families to the New Denver residential school (known as “Operation Snatch”) in the 1950’s. Two files contain historical documents have originated from and/or were circulated within the Doukhohor community in the 1920’s – 1950’s, such as circulars distributed by Peter P. Verigin (file 3-7).

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  • Russian

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