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History

History of Alianta

The Society of Friends of Romania


  • Established in 1920 by William Nelson Cromwell
  • Background

      New Initiative Proposed Cosmos Club - Washington, D.C. on February 6, 2013
    • Alianta Founding Event Cosmos Club - Washington, D.C. / June 7, 2013
    • Hosted by Former Amb. Mark Gitenstein & Hnry Consul Dan Dimancescu / and
    • Former Amb. James Rosapepe and Mrs. Sheilah Kast Rosapepe;
    • Hnry. Consul of Romania Dana Beldiman;
    • Mrs. Katherine Dimancescu; Michael Carroll, Fndr of Romanian Children's Relief;
    • Dr. Ernest Latham;
    • Dan Lothrop, New Vista Partners;
    • Chris Fontanesi, former Peace Corps Volunteer.

    ALIANTA is a 501(c)3 non-profit.

    MAILING: PO Box 11131, Washington, D.C. 20008

    Beginnings

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    Activities

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    Quarterly Review

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    Officers and Directors

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    History of US-Romanian Relationship

    History

    National Unification Day - December 1, 1918

    Brief History of U.S.-Romanian Political Relations (1) - by United States Department of State

    Brief History of U.S.-Romanian Political Relations (2) - by United States Department of State

    Is Roumania a Balkan State? by N. Iorga published in Roumania - A Quarterly Review, Vol. VI, Number 1, 1930, p. 14.

    1903-Present Romanian Oil Industry: History - Chronology of Events

    1918 - Ohio Transylvanian-Romanians in WW-1 (37th Div.)

    1918 - First Romanian Diplomatic Representative  to Washington, DC

    1918 - Vasile Stoica - at Independence Hall, Philadelphia

    1922 - Romanians in America - by Dan Dimancescu

    1925 - US War Loans to Romania WW-I - War Debt Repayment Settlements Negotiated

    1931 - Ford Motor establishes sales company in Bucharest and in 1936 Ford’s first East European plant opens in Bucharest with 2,500 cars and trucks per year. Ford Hall is now listed as a Historic Monument.

    1943 - Romanians in U.S.A - by Dimitri Dimancescu

    1943-1944 - Seventy Years After - U.S. Air War Prisoners Remember 1947 - US Emergency Food Aid - Aid sent to alleviate severe shortages 1960 - Fulbright Program - intellectual exchanges program established

    1964 - Fifty Years Ago / U.S. Opinions About Romania - Leading national newspaper articles

    1991 - Peace Corps - launched and phased out in 2013

    2011 - Strategic Partnership - Joint Declaration on Strategic Partnership for the 21st Century