Mary Karps

Title

Mary Karps

Description

A short biography of Mary Karps, who participated in craft activities with the AUUC.

Type

Text

Rights

Reproduction may be restricted. Contact AUUC.

Coverage

Vancouver, BC

Language

English

Birth Date

1903

Birthplace

Edmonton, Alberta

Death Date

1982

Biographical Text

Mary Karps, nee Yohimus, was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She moved to Vancouver in 1922 where she worked as a housewife and ran a rooming house. She was a talented business manager. She joined the AUUC to be a part of the Ukrainian Canadian community. Her main cultural talent and hobby with the Hall was cross-stitching.

Citation

“Mary Karps,” Association of United Ukrainian Canadians - Vancouver, accessed June 25, 2021, https://auucvancouver.digitalhistoryhub.com/items/show/174.