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Avondale and Chicago's Polish Village: Images of America Chicago's Polish Downtown: Images of America Cleveland's Slavic Village: Images of America
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Home to Chicago's Polish Village, impressive examples of sacred and industrial architecture, and the legendary Olson Waterfall, Avondale is often tagged as "the neighborhood that built Chicago." Images of America: Avondale and Chicago's Polish Village she Polish Downtown is Chicago's oldest Polish settlement and was the capital of American Polonia from the 1870s through the first half of the 20th century. Nearly all Polish undertakings of any consequence in the U.S. during that time either started or... Slavic Village began as part of the Connecticut Western Reserve, a parcel of land surveyed and populated with East Coast residents seeking adventure and fortune in the 19th century.
by Jacob Kaplan, Daniel Pogorzelski, Rob Reid and Elisa Addlesperger
by Victoria Granacki By Sandy Mitchell in association with the Slavic Village Historical Society
Detroit's Masonic Temple: Images of America Detroit's Mount Elliott Cemetery by Cecile Wendt Jensen: Images of America Detroit's Mount Olivet Cemetery by Cecile Wendt Jensen: Images of America
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Images of America: Detroit's Masonic Temple Mount Elliott Cemetery is Detroit's oldest extant cemetery, started by the Catholic community in 1841. The consecrated ground is named for architect Robert T. Elliott, who was instrumental in purchasing the land and was the first interment. Mount Olivet was the second Catholic cemetery developed by the Mount Elliott Cemetery Association. Now surrounded by city, Mount Olivet was nestled in the countryside when it opened in 1888. Directions in 1900 instructed visitors to reach the cemetery via
by Alex Lundberg, Greg Kowalski by Cecile Wendt Jensen by Cecile Wendt Jensen
Detroit's Polonia by Cecile Wendt Jensen: Images of America Hamtramck Hamtramck: The Driven City: The Making of America Series
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More than a century has passed since the first Poles settled in Detroit. The first communities were established on the east side of Detroit, but the colony expanded rapidly to the west neighborhoods, and Poles in Detroit still identify themselves as East Fueled by a massive immigrant influx in the early 20th century, Hamtramck went from being a small farming village to a major industrial town in the space of 10 years. This phenomenal growth attracted national attention Surrounded completely by the city of Detroit, Hamtramck is today home to 24,000 residents, but its small size-just 2.1 square miles-belies its expansive history and the influence this remarkable community has had far beyond its borders.
by Cecile Wendt Jensen by Greg Kowalski
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by Greg Kowalski
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Hamtramck: Soul Of A City: Images of America Hamtramck: The World War II Years: Images of America Hamtramck: Then And Now
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Hamtramck:  Soul Of A City - Since its founding in 1798, the city of Hamtramck, Michigan has evolved from a dusty farming community on the edge of Detroit into a nationally recognized town of culture and character. Hamtramck: The World War II Years presents a portrait of the city at war. It tells and shows how Hamtramckans coped in a challenging time that demanded strength, dedication, and sacrifice. Hamtramckans stood up and delivered all that was required—and more Few towns in America have undergone a transformation like Hamtramck. From a farming community of 3,500 people in 1910, it became an industrial powerhouse of 48,000 by 1920.
by Greg Kowalski
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by Greg Kowalski
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Legendary Locals of Hamtramck Portage Park: Images of America Prohibition In Hamtramck: Gangsters, Gunfights And Getaways
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Fueled by phenomenal growth in the early part of the 20th century, Hamtramck went from being a farming community to a major industrial city in the space of a decade. Thousands of immigrants flooded into the city to work in the new auto factories. The site of the largest concentration of Chicago’s legendary Polish population, it is also the place where immigrants left the inner city’s ethnic enclaves to take part in the American dream. It is one of the hidden gems, offering up a wealth of history, The National Prohibition Act was no match for Hamtramck. Once a small farming village, Hamtramck grew to be a major industrial city in just a decade. With that came enormous social problems and a peculiar concept that the legality of alcohol
by Greg Kowalski
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by Daniel Pogorzelski, John Maloof by Greg Kowalski
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St Florian Parish A Century Of Service - 100th Anniversary Commemorative Album The Kashubian Polish Community of Southeastern Minnesota: Images of America The Polish Community of Chicopee: Images of America
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Saint Florian Parish was founded in 1907 to serve the Detroit area's rapidly expanding Polish Catholic community. Its first pastor was the Rev. Bernard Zmijewski, who was an immigrant from Poznan in northwest Poland. The Kashubian people in Southeastern Minnesota are a small yet distinct group of people; small, because in a world-view they are few in number, emigrated from a small area in Poland, and settled in a relatively small area similar to the area they left... The first group of Polish immigrants to come to Chicopee arrived in 1880. These Poles filled many of the manufacturing jobs in the city's two large textile mills. In less than 30 years from their arrival, this aggressive, self-assured group boasted more
Historian and Author - Dr. Thaddeus C Radzilowski by The Polish Cultural Institute by Stephen R. Jendrysik
The Polish Community of Gary: Images of America The Polish Community of New Britain: Images of America The Polish Community Of Salem: Images of America
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The Polish Community of Gary is a vibrantly illustrated tale of the history of the Midwest's Steel City and its Polish-Catholic residents. It reveals the journey of hopeful and hard-working Polish immigrants who arrived in the early 1900s, established... The Polish Community of New Britain by Jonathon Shea and Barbara Proko - Factory jobs in "the Hardware City of the World" began attracting Polish immigrants to New Britain in the 1890s. The Poles soon became the city's largest ethnic group, centering Refugees from Poland first came to Salem in the 1880s when the former maritime port became a leading industrial center. These immigrants often arrived with little more than the clothes on their backs and worked some of the most dangerous factory jobs. How
by John C. Trafny by Jonathon Shea and Barbara Proko by Felicia L Wilczenski and Emily A Murphy
The Polish Community Of Worcester: Images of America Toledo's Polonia: Images of America Ukrainians of Metropolitan Detroit: Images of America
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Near the beginning of the twentieth century, thousands of Polish immigrants embarked upon the American Dream in Worcester as the city's lowest-paid mill workers. Slowly, they carved out their own "Polonia," with Millbury Street as the cente Located on the western edge of Lake Erie and at the mouth of the Maumee River, Toledo developed rapidly as a port and industrial and transportation center in the 19th and 20th centuries.  Beginning in the early 1870s, Polish immigrants were found among th Ukrainians have contributed to the diverse ethnic tapestry in Detroit since the arrival of the first Ukrainian immigrants in the late 1800s.
By Barbara Proko, John Kraska Jr. and Janice Baniukiewicz Stickles by Rev. Richard Philiposki with the Toledo Polish Genealogical Society By Nancy Karen Wichar
Worcester County's Polish Community: Images of America
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Images of America: Worcester County's Polish Community
by Barbara Proko and Janice Baniukiewicz Stickles with Our Lady of Czestochowa Guild of Catholic Women
   
 
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