Babi Yar Massacre, Ukraine, 1941
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Babi Yar Park in Denver, Colorado was dedicated on October 2, 1983 to memorialize the September 1941 massacre of the Jews that remained in the Ukrainian city of Kiev, at a ravine called Babi Yar. The Babi Yar Park Foundation was formed under the leadership of Helen Ginsburg. Collection contains minutes, administrative papers, correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, news clippings, photos, public relations materials and architectural drawings from the Babi Yar Park between 1969-2015.
Various materials, newspaper clippings and articles regarding the poet Yevgeny Yeutushenko. Yeutushenko was born in Siberia and became famous for his poem "Babi Yar," written in 1961. He was careful with his criticism of the Soviet Union and never ran afoul of the Soviet authorities. In his later years he taught at the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa.