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A Polish Son in the Motherland: An American's Journey Home A Translation Guide to 19th Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents Avondale and Chicago's Polish Village: Images of America
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The author's search begins inauspiciously, but he soon meets a local wine merchant and her son, who are eager to reveal the secrets of Nowe Miasto Lubawskie, the town near which his grandmother was born. With them, he begins to master his ancestral langua This user-friendly and practical resource for anyone with roots in Poland makes suggestions on how to locate ancestral towns on a modern map, determine if old vital records exist, and learn how to acquire, decipher and translate the records. 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
by Leonard Kniffel 3rd Edition By Judith R Frazin by Jacob Kaplan, Daniel Pogorzelski, Rob Reid and Elisa Addlesperger
Busia: Seasons on the Farm with My Polish Grandmother Chicago's Polish Downtown: Images of America Cleveland's Slavic Village: Images of America
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Busia: Seasons on the Farm with My Polish Grandmother. The book chronicles one year in the life of a young boy and his grandmother on a farm in Michigan in the 1950s. 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 Leonard Kniffel by Victoria Granacki By Sandy Mitchell in association with the Slavic Village Historical Society
Czar Zabawek Krakowskich - The Charm of Krakow Toys Czech Touches - The Czech Book Design Your Own Coat of Arms: An Introduction to Heraldry
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Exceptional documentation of the early hand-carved and hand-made wooden toys from the royal capital city of Krakow.  Over one hundred examples of toys from late 19th century to the year 1939, showing the marvels solds at Krakow fairs. This book celebrates Czech culture, history, and traditional foods and recipes. You’ll find information about Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic, as well as historic sites and museums in Prague. Design your own personal coat of arms. Detailed, easy-to-follow instructions make it easy even for beginners to fashion emblems that reflect family origins, traits, and accomplishments. Decorate plates, mugs, and stationery or create wallhangings, sew-on
by Malgorzata Oleszkiewicz, photos by Jacek Kubiena By Pat Martin
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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 Dziela Rak. Umyslu I Serca - Traditional Skills and Crafts in Malopolska First Names of the Polish Commonwealth: Origins and Meanings
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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 The Ethnographic Museum in Krakow published this album in 2005 based on their collections accumulated over a century and through active contacts with artists and craftsmen of the Malopolska (Little Poland) region.  The album is devoted to selected crafts, Family history can not only be interesting, it can be enlightening, rewarding, time-consuming, disappointing, expensive, confusing, and frustrating, too. Not only do you have to contend with not-so-helpful relatives and non-existent or missing records
by Cecile Wendt Jensen By Marian Dlugosz and Photos by Jacek Kubiena by William F. Hoffman and George W. Helon
Folk Dress From Wielkopolska - Wielkopolskie Stroje Ludowe Galicia After Galicia : Galicja Po Galicja Galician Trails: The Forgotten Story of One Family
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Folk Dress from Wielkopolska in the collection of the Ethnographic Museum in Poznan. Lavishly illustrated with color photos. Text in Polish and English. Galicia was nearly as big as present-day Austria; around 1900 its capital Lviv (Lemberg in German) was the fourth-largest city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Over 300 works and documents from Polish, Ukrainian, and Austrian collections are reproduced. This is the story of Galicia, once a crown land of the Austrian Empire, located in the center of Europe. Although largely forgotten today, Galicia was a vibrant, multicultural place where the lives of numerous ethnic and religious groups were intertwined
From the collection of the Ethnographic Museum Collective Work
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Ginace Zawody W Polsce - Dying Professions in Poland Going Home by Jonathan D. Shea, A.G. Hamtramck
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Once Poland shrugged off the yolk of communism and embraced capitalism a profound change in the work place started to occur.  Government support for the folk arts began to dwindle. The crafts that flourished in the countryside have fallen on hard times. Going Home by Jonathan D. Shea, A.G., A Guide to Polish American Family History Research 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
by Adam Skuza A Guide to Polish American Family History Research by Greg Kowalski
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Hamtramck: The Driven City: The Making of America Series Hamtramck: Soul Of A City: Images of America Hamtramck: The World War II Years: Images of America
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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. 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
by Greg Kowalski
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Hamtramck: Then And Now Historic Wooden Churches in the Silesian Province - Zabytkowe Koscioly Drewniane w Wojewodztwie Slaskim In the Borderland of Cultures - Wooden Sacral Architecture of the Podkarpacie Region
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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. Historic Wooden Churches in the Silesian Province - Zabytkowe Koscioly Drewniane w Wojewodztwie Slaskim In the Borderland of Cultures - Wooden Sacral Architecture of the Podkarpacie Region
by Greg Kowalski
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by Edward Wieczorek Color photographs by Tadeusz Budzinski
In their Words: A Genealogist's Translation Guide to Polish, German, Latin and Russian Documents Volume II: Russian In Their Words: A Genealogist's Translation Guide to Polish, German, Latin and Russian Documents, Volume I: Polish, 2nd edition In Their Words: A Genealogist's Translation Guide to Polish, German, Latin and Russian Documents, Volume III: Latin
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This outstanding book includes:
over 88 Russian-language documents and extracts from American and European sources, analyzed and translated -- they include extracts from birth, death, and marriage records of various formats; gazetteer entries; revi It includes: over 60 Polish-language documents and extracts from American and European sources, analyzed and translated; they include extracts from birth, death, and marriage records of various formats; gazetteer entries; revision lists; obituaries; This publication includes: over 100 Latin-language documents and extracts from American and European sources, analyzed and translated. They include extracts from birth, death, and marriage records of various formats; diplomas; parish histories
by Jonathan D. Shea and William F. Hoffman by Jonathan D. Shea and William F. Hoffman
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by Jonathan D. Shea and William F. Hoffman

   
 
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