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Memory Project Builds Largest Archive of Hungarian Immigrant Stories

Early in 2015, Andrea Lauer Rice (author and multimedia producer) and Réka Pigniczky (journalist and documentary filmmaker) founded the Memory Project: Hungarian American Visual History Archive. To date, they have traveled to 14 locations in the United States, Germany and Hungary and have conducted 90 interviews with Hungarian immigrants to the United States following the defeat […]

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Hungarian Association of Cleveland Presents 1956 Exhibits

The Hungarian Association of Cleveland (Magyar Társaság) organized two exhibits reaching out to the Cleveland-area students at John Carroll University and another to participants at the Hungarian Association 2016 Congress aimed at the Hungarian community in Ohio. The John Carroll University Grasselli Library 1956 exhibit – October 16th 2016 The opening reception of the exhibit was attended […]

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Rendering of the 1956 Memorial at Kossuth Plaza (Riverside Drive at West 113th Street)

HIF Grants $10K to Support 1956 Memorial in New York’s Riverside Park

The Hungarian American Memorial Committee, spearheaded by Hungarian architect László Papp, was formed in 2006 to realize the dream of building a permanent memorial in New York City honoring the heroes of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. The planned 1956 Memorial will be placed in Riverside Park, next to the Kossuth Statue, and is expected to be completed in Spring […]

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On 1956 Anniversary, Hungarian Americans Restore Freedom Fighter Statue in Naples, FL

On the 60th anniversary of the 1956 revolution, the American Foundation For Hungarian Youth And Culture in Naples, Florida sponsored the Restoration of the colors in the Flag of the Freedom Fighter Statue as the most important element of the local commemorations.  Ten years ago, Andy Evva of the American Foundation for Hungarian Youth and Culture (TAFFHYAC) […]

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