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Kid Greek: A Man of His Times

Kid Greek: A Man of His Times

Constantine Placokephalos was a young Greek sojourner who came to the United States in the early 1900s, presumably like so many others, to seek his fortune and return home.
Alexander the Great’s Best Friend

Alexander the Great’s Best Friend

Of the various and numerous contributions to world culture Greeks have provided few have been as significant as those produced by Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Period.
Jean Balukas: Forgotten Champion

Jean Balukas: Forgotten Champion

It is just amazing that, somehow, Greek-America seems to have completely forgotten about Jean Balukas.
Not Just Another Quiet Passing 

Not Just Another Quiet Passing 

Contemporary Greek life and culture are not only investigated, preserved, and written about by tenured university professors.
Al Capone’s Greek Bible

Al Capone’s Greek Bible

They say, anything is possible in Chicago.
Garafilia Mohalbi: First Greek-American Muse

Garafilia Mohalbi: First Greek-American Muse

The history of modern Greek music must, at all times, include the compositions of non-Greeks.
Serving Up Delicious Greek-American History

Serving Up Delicious Greek-American History

Look, it had to happen at some point.
Stephanie Scuris: A Life Through Art

Stephanie Scuris: A Life Through Art

I just do not really understand this situation at all.
Media Accounts of Greek-Americans in 1914

Media Accounts of Greek-Americans in 1914

Our individual lives are the sum of collective choices.
Jimmy Sarandos: A Lost Golden Greek

Jimmy Sarandos: A Lost Golden Greek

Even a preliminary review of the Greek immigrant amateur and professional athletes clearly documents the presence of literally dozens of individuals beginning in the mid-to-late 1800s.