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"ONA RAZUTIENE IR LOS ANGELES JAUNIMO ANSAMBLIS"

by Valerija Baltusiene,

Graphics and design by Rasa Matulaitis, and Leon Vaitaitis

326 pages, illustrated with archival black and white photos

Large glossy cover coffee-table book.

This historical researched book is a comprehensive look at the "why" and "how" Lithuanian culture was brought from Europe to the U.S. in the form of Lithuanian folk song and dances and in the tireless work of a dedicated teacher, Ona Razutiene.

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Beginning in 1949, this publication traces the life of Ona Razutiene as she established Lithuanian school activities in Los Angeles, creating a long-lasting tradition of education and cultural survival for Lithuanian immigrant families seeking to retain their cultural roots.

This book is written by a experienced insigful writer and editor Valerija Baltusiene, and is a testament to the activities of an entire generation of immigrants to the U.S.  It contains numerous archival photographs, a carefully researched chronology and an insightful analysis of events leading up to the passing of Ona Razutiene in 1987. This treatise is a 'must' for anyone interested in Lithuanian ex-patriate history, folk-dance and culture.


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A collage of photos from Ona Razutiene Book contents

Containing numerous archival photos and pictorials.
326 pages.  In LITUANIAN.

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