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Dr. George Korkos, Greek-American Founder of the Milwaukee Bucks Passes Away

Dr. George Korkos, a renowned plastic surgeon and the Greek-American co-founder of the Milwaukee Bucks, passed away at his Florida home on Friday, May 28. He was 90 years old. “Before Giannis there was another Greek. That was me,...

Frank Kamberos: The Greek Philanthropist Who Helped Preserve Chicago’s History

The Greek American community of Chicago is mourning the passing of Frank S. Kamberos, a leader of the community who died last week. He was 98. Kamberos, a native of Chicago, was a man of great generosity, and a businessman...

National Hellenic Museum Releases “Snapshots of a Life” Exhibition

The National Hellenic Museum released its digital exhibition, titled "Snapshots of a Life: The George Phillos Photograph Collection," in order to document the Greek immigrant experience in America. The photos, which were taken mainly between 1910 to 1930, provide a...

The Greeks of Colonial Florida Featured in National Hellenic Museum Lecture

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago recently released their latest installment in their online lecture series, called "The Greeks of Colonial Florida," lead by Menios Papadimitriou. Menios Papadimitriou spoke with NHM's Resident Scholar Dr. Katherine Kelaidis about the history of...

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Launches New Oral History Program

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago (NHM), the largest repository of Greek-American oral histories, announced earlier in the week that they will embark on a campaign to gather and archive more stories of the Greek-American experience, in partnership with the National...

National Hellenic Museum: Telling The Greek Story in America

Chicago's National Hellenic Museum (NHM) is one of the most important landmarks of Hellenism in the United States. Since its foundation as the Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center in 1983, the NHM has been transformed into an institution that connects...