Just in case no one has posted about the following
resource, allow me to bring it to the attention of
readers of this list.
My mom (American for 'mum':), subscribes to a
quarterly publication called "Wolyn Blizej" (Wolyn
The publication consists of reprints of pre-war
articles and photos as well as some current ones from
the Kresy. I'm looking at the August 2000 issue, which
has an article about the visit of a expert on Hops
from Prague to Dubno. Apparently, Wolyn produced 75%
of Poland's hop crop before the war. The hops were
cultivated by Czech settlers in the region of Dubno.
There is even a report of the organization of a
Zwiazek Sybirakow in Rowne in 1930.
Some other localities mentioned in the issue are:
Luck, Zaslan, Kwasilow, Zdolbunow, Tomachow,
Wisniowiec, Horochow, Cuman, Troscianiec, Kowel,
Mirogoszcz, Kostopol, Nowy Dwor, Tiutkowicze,
Wlodzimierz, Horodnica, Borowe, Ostrog, Zielona,
Sarny, Budiatycze, Warkowicze, Orzew, Klesow,
Teodorowka, Majkow, Kostiuchnowka, Maniewicze,
Podchorce, Janowa Dolina, Poryck, Uscilug,
Wankowiczowka, Starosiel and others.
"Wolyn Blizej" is in its 10th year now and is the
quarterly publication of the "Spoleczny Komitet Pomocy
Parafii Rzymskokatolickiej w Rownem na Wolyniu"
(Committee to Aid the Roman Catholic Parish in Rowne
The address is:
Pani Krystyna Wojciechowska, Redaktor
ul. I.J. Paderewskiego 7/38
tel. 0 10 33 (61) 28 34 991
Andrew Golebiowski (Descendent of Ryczkowski and
Chmielewski families in the Rokitno/Sarny area and the
Golebiowski and Jaremkiewicz families of the Czortkow
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