Vasyl Stefanyk National Scientific Library of Ukraine in Lviv,
Lviv Polytechnic National University
Based on newspaper articles, archival materials, published memoirs, and
specialized literature, the paper describes the image of Soviet Ukraine among
Western travelers (journalists, professionals, writers, workers, etc.) during the
interwar period. It presents representations of Ukrainian SSR made by Americans
and Europeans who had visited that part of the Soviet Union.
Keywords: Western travelers, Soviet Ukraine, USSR, everyday life, 1932–
33 Famine, United States of America.