United States of America Petition for Citizenship and Naturalization Card

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Title

United States of America Petition for Citizenship and Naturalization Card

Alternative Title

Naturalization Petition and Card

Subject

World War, 1914-1918

Veterans--Florida

Description

The United States of America Petition for Citizenship and Naturalization Card for Fred O. Kalinchuk (1896-1994). The form includes the name, residence, occupation, race, place of birth, marital status and children, last foreign residence, date of immigration, an affidavit witness and signature.

Born in Russia on November 21, 1896, Kalinchuk immigrated to the United States on April 12, 1913. He enlisted in the United States Army on May 28, 1918. Soon after joining the Army, he became a naturalized United States citizen while stationed in Georgia. Kalinchuk fought in France during World War I, including in the Oise-Aisne offensive. He was wounded during that time and was awarded the Purple Heart. After his military service, Kalinchuk worked as a patternmaker and started a family in Cleveland. He later moved to Florida and passed away in Citrus, Florida, on December 7, 1966. He is buried at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida, with his son, Walter Kallin, who served in World War II.

In 2017, the University of Central Florida was one of three universities selected to launch the National Cemetery Administration’s Veterans Legacy Program Project. The program engaged a team of scholars to make the life stories of veterans buried in the Florida National Cemetery available to the public. The project engages UCF students in research and writing and fosters collaboration between students, faculty and local Central Florida schools to produce interactive curriculum for k-12 students. The corresponding website exhibit uses RICHES Mosaic Interface to create a digital archive of related data. The public can use the project-developed augmented-reality app at more than 100 gravesites at the Florida National Cemetery, where they can access the UCF student-authored biographies of veterans.

Creator

Kalinchuk, Fred Ongfey

Source

Digital reproduction of the original petition for naturalization.

Date Created

1918-07-09

Format

image/jpg

Extent

1.14 MB

Medium

1 petition for naturalization

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Camp Gordon, Georgia

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Fred Ongfey Kalinchuk and published by the United States Department of Labor.

Rights Holder

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Curator

Connolly, Lehman
Cravero, Geoffrey

External Reference

Abney, Barb. "VA Selects UCF Historians to Archive Stories of Deceased Veterans Veterans." UCF Today, March 13, 2017. Accessed August 9, 2017. https://today.ucf.edu/va-selects-ucf-historians-archive-stories-deceased-veterans/.
Tuchman, Barbara W., and Robert K. Massie. The Guns of August: The Outbreak of World War I. 2014.

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