His Excellency András Simonyi, Ambassador from the Embassy of the Republic of Hungary,Washington, DC, visits the Museum.
(March 25, 2003): Mr. August B. Pust, Ph.D., Commission Member, United States Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad, Washington. DC, presents the Ambassador with a preliminary draft of the monograph researched and written by a Museum Committee on the life of General Michael de Fábriczy Kováts, Hungarian-American hero of the American Revolutionary War of 1776, who fought alongside and with General George Washington for American independence. Also pictured (L-R) Dr. Ferenc Szebényi, Political Counselor, Embassy of the Republic of Hungary, Washington DC; Mrs. Maria Friedrich, Vice President, CHHS & Museum; Mr. Pust; Mr. Simonyi; and Mr. László Böjtös, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Hungary, Cleveland; Behind the group are posters and other realia depicting the life of General Michael de Fábriczy Kováts; [Prof. Margaret Kotnik (not pictured) heads the Fábriczy de Kováts Committee (which includes Mr. Pust, Mr. Ted Horváth, Dr. Magdalene Mészáros, Mr. Lél Somogyi, Mr. Steve Szappanos, and Prof. Clara Thurner.)]
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