Hungarian Americans of Cleveland


Hungarian Americans of Cleveland


Hungarian Americans of Cleveland is one of a series of websites developed or planned by Cleveland State University Library to explore the ethnic influence that helped shape the history and development of Cleveland and the website is also supported by the Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society. Cleveland is, and has been, a destination of immigrants from all over the world. The Hungarian community is one such ethnic group, resulting in the second largest Hungarian group in the world, second only to Budapest, Hungary. Currently, there are over 130,000 Hungarian-Americans in the Cleveland area.

Hungarian Self-culture ClubThis website is the result of the cooperation between Cleveland State University Library and the Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Museum. The Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society's mission is to preserve Hungarian culture and the experience of Hungarians in Northeast Ohio, and to provide information to all Hungarians about their culture, history and literature. To carry out its mission, the Society operates a museum and a library as a Hungarian historical, cultural and artistic center which offers resources mainly in Hungarian and English languages about history, literature, tradition of Hungarians in Hungary and in the USA. But with the help Cleveland State University Library and the Cleveland Memory Website there is now an opportunity to provide information about the Hungarians through Internet to all the world. This website is a link between the Museum’s collection and other existing resources at the Library which are related to Hungarian-American history and culture.

This Hungarian-Americans of Cleveland website is a tribute to all the struggles, sacrifices and accomplishments of the Hungarian-Americans.

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Cleveland Memory Project

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The Cleveland Memory Project is a freely searchable online collection of digital photos, texts, oral histories, videos and other local history resources, built by the Michael Schwartz Library at the Cleveland State University in collaboration with a host of community partners around Northeast Ohio.

Hungarian Americans of Cleveland