Newspaper Chukotka Polar Explorer.
About this Newspaper
- Chukotka Polar Explorer.
- This item is from a collection of photographs, drawings, newspapers, and documents gathered in the Kolyma region of Russia. Kolyma is a northeastern region that takes its name from the Kolyma River and includes parts of the present-day Chukotka Autonomous Okrug and present-day Magadan Oblast. This region contained deposits of gold and platinum and was home to Sevvostlag (Northeastern Corrective Labor Camps), one of the Soviet Union's most infamous labor camp systems, which was administered by a government agency known as Dalstroy (Far North Construction Trust). These materials were collected by the Yagodnoye District public historical and educational organization "Search for the Unlawfully Repressed."This organization was founded in 1990 with the goal of locating former prisoners of the Kolyma camps. It corresponds with more than 500 former prisoners and their relatives, publishes prisoners' memoirs, conducts local history research, and carries out expeditions to the remains of camps. The materials collected by Search for the Unlawfully Repressed became the basis for the collections of the Memory of Kolyma Museum, where this collection is housed. The collection's photographs depict ruins of camp buildings, daily life in Kolyma, and journalists traveling in the region. Other materials of the collection include a map of Kolyma's camps, newspapers from the region, certificates, letters, records of criminal cases, and personal files. Parts of the collection were digitized in the early 2000s for the Meeting of Frontiers digital library project.
Created / Published
- [Russia] : Providenskii Political Department of the Northern Sea Route
- - Russian Federation--Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
- - Arctic regions
- - Communism
- - Elections
- - Journalism
- - Northeast Passage
- - Political parties
- - Proletariat
- - Russian Far East
- - Siberia
- - Number 12 (1408), February 2, 1947- World Digital Library data.
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - Original resource at: Memory of Kolyma Museum
- - Content in Russian.
- 1 online resource.
- Materials on the History of Sevvostlag
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Chicago citation style:
Chukotka Polar Explorer. (Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russian Federation), Jan. 1 1947. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020744394/.
APA citation style:
(1947, January 1) Chukotka Polar Explorer. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020744394/.
MLA citation style:
Chukotka Polar Explorer. (Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russian Federation) 1 Jan. 1947. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, www.loc.gov/item/2020744394/.