The only available statistical source on the First Wave is the Annual Reports of the Commissioner General of Immigration for 1899-1930, discussed by Yulian Bachynskyj, Wasyl Halich and Myron Kuropas. Given that the territory of Ukraine was divided among several countries and that most immigrants were not familiar with the concept of “Ukrainian” nationality or identity, it is difficult to estimate the number of Ukrainian immigrants during that period. The number of 268,311 immigrants from Ukraine in the Immigration Reports is based mainly on immigrants registered as “Ruthenians,” and it does not include Ukrainians who may have been registered as Austrians, Russians, Poles, Slovaks, Magyars or Croats. A few months ago, the U.S. Bureau of the Census released the full U.S. 1920 census that contains detailed information about immigrants from Ukraine between 1820 and 1920. We have downloaded this census and are analyzing it to determine what information it can provide … [Read more...] about New information about the First Wave of immigrants from Ukraine to the U.S.
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TAMARA Ecclestone was applauded by her fans after calling out a man who moaned about her flying first class with her four-year-old daughter Sophia. The TV star and heiress posted a picture on Instagram and told her followers about the incident that happened this afternoon as they jetted off to New York. Posting a selfie online, Tamara wrote: “When you’re sitting on the plane and a miserable human being says ’oh come on’ when he sees my Fifi. “Living such a bitter existence can’t be good for the soul. Love and light.” Her followers cheered on her statement, with her good friend Abbey Clancy telling her: “I hope she screams the whole way!” Another one of Tamara’s followers replied: “I'm flying with my 13 month old next week and dreading people reacting like this!” Tamara Ecclestone celebrates daughter Sophia’s fourth birthday in style While a third joked: “What an idiot!!! She is a more seasoned traveller … [Read more...] about Tamara Ecclestone applauded by fans as she calls out person who moans about daughter Sophia, 4, flying first class
There is nothing sadder than a young pessimist according to the great American writer Mark Twain – and, you know what, he was right. So it’s Herald Business’ pleasure to present 35 young people that are everything but pessimistic. This line-up of 35 young business brains, all aged 35 or under, is not an exclusive list, but a snapshot of the nascent entrepreneurial talent in Plymouth. From virtual reality pioneers to someone brewing beer in a shed, each of these bright young things has had an idea and run with it. Some may be small potatoes today, but they are likely to be the big-time operators of tomorrow. And some are already making a mark in the economic firmament. Overall, the list paints a picture of what direction the city’s economy is heading in, what sectors are growing and where opportunities are being created. And, of course, it signposts the names to watch. There are even more than 35 of young guns on the list, because we have lumped partners and team … [Read more...] about 35 Under 35: The young business hotshots making it big in 2017
With the longer evenings well and truly upon us and the weather improving by the day, we want to make the most of our evenings and weekends. And what better way to spend your time than indulging in delicious dishes from across the world in a comfortable and welcoming environment? Plymouth has dozens of top-class restaurants for you to wine and dine your better half or closest friend. However reliable and convenient people perceive big nationals to be, there is still room for independent eateries at the table. And while we can't guarantee there will be any tables left at any of these venues (check with them direct and don't just show up on the night, please), they all guarantee a memorable afternoon or evening out. The diversity in dining opportunities in the city means that you could try something new every week of the year. From traditional African stews to the best modern British cuisine and street food style eating, Plymouth has plenty to shout about. Here are The Herald's top 51 … [Read more...] about The 54 best restaurants in Plymouth
Britain’s highest paid vice-chancellor claimed dozens of first class train tickets and a number of first class flights on expenses last year, it has emerged. Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, is stepping down from the University of Bath's top job where her salary and benefits that totalled more than £468,000, in August. A quick succession of pay rises worth almost £200,000 over five years, making her the UK’s highest paid head, despite the institution's modest size. Staff and students alike criticised the rise. Read more Oxford University accused of sexism after inviting 'wives' to dinner We should give all 25-year-olds a universal inheritance of £10,000 University of Bath vice-chancellor steps down amid 'fat cat pay row' It also emerged that Dame Glynis would also remain living in her university-provided accommodation in Bath until she steps down and that a car loan worth £31,500 would also … [Read more...] about UK’s highest paid university vice-chancellor claimed dozens of first class travel tickets on expenses