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How Lithuanian Women Affected Politics From Behind the Scenes

BY JŪRATĖ MIČIULIENĖ Historian Jolanta Karpavičienė states that women surrounding Lithuania’s rulers, from the time of Mindaugas, lived a more active public life than Slavic princesses shut up in their ivory towers.— JOLANTA KARPAVIČIENĖ, Assistant director of the National Museum Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania in Vilnius, said …

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Kunigas Ateina Kalėdot’: Recollections About an On Old Lithuanian Parish and the Christmas-Time Custom That Lithuanian Immigrants Had Brought With Them From the Old Country

By Gloria O’Brien-Kivytaitė. KUNIGAS ATEINA KALĖDOT’ Recollections about an on old Lithuanian parish and the Christmas-time custom that Lithuanian immigrants had brought with them from the Old Country. DURING the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s Brooklyn’s Apreiškimo Parapija (Annunciation Parish) was wellknown as a Lithuanian stronghold. As a “national parish,” without …

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