ROCMAS was the first Carpatho-Russian brotherhood in the United States. It was started in 1895 by Archbishop Nicholas and Father Toth at the Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Church in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Wilkes-Barre was also the site of its later headquarters.
Igor Sikorsky was the man that invented the helicopter. A story in the 1932 issue about him taking the Wilkes-Barre's Orthodox priest and others up for plane rides high above the city is full of an amazement and technological optimism that makes this article fun to read.
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