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A History Of The Polish Americans A Polish Son in the Motherland: An American's Journey Home Avondale and Chicago's Polish Village: Images of America
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In the last, rootless decade families, neighborhoods, and communities have disintegrated in the face of gripping social, economic, and technological changes. Th is process has had mixed results. On the positive side, it has produced a mobile, volatile 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 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
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by Leonard Kniffel by Jacob Kaplan, Daniel Pogorzelski, Rob Reid and Elisa Addlesperger
Busia: Seasons on the Farm with My Polish Grandmother Casimir Pulaski - Cavalry Commander of the American Revolution Casimir Pulaski in Polish and American Consciousness
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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. General Casimir Pulaski an experienced and accomplished cavalry commander, came to America in 1777 to fight for American independence. He had passionately embraced liberty as his lifelong goal. Casimir Pulaski in Polish and American Consciousness
by Leonard Kniffel by Francis Casimir Kajencki Edited by Janusz Maciejewski, Ewa Bem-Wisniewska and Jacek Wojcicki
Casimir Pulaski: Soldier on Horseback Chicago's Polish Downtown: Images of America Cleveland's Slavic Village: Images of America
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Casimir Pulaski: Soldier on Horseback 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 David R. Collins by Victoria Granacki By Sandy Mitchell in association with the Slavic Village Historical Society
Count Casimir Pulaski: From Poland to America, a Hero's Fight for Liberty Detroit's Masonic Temple: Images of America Detroit's Mount Elliott Cemetery by Cecile Wendt Jensen: Images of America
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This is the story of Count Casimir Pulaski in words, pictures and photographs written for children in grades 4 - 8 and is part of the American History series of books titled "The Library of American Lives and Times". Heavily illustrated on glossy paper an 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.
by AnnMarie Francis Kajencki by Alex Lundberg, Greg Kowalski by Cecile Wendt Jensen
Detroit's Mount Olivet Cemetery by Cecile Wendt Jensen: Images of America Detroit's Polonia by Cecile Wendt Jensen: Images of America Hamtramck
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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 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
by Cecile Wendt Jensen by Cecile Wendt Jensen 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
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Hamtramck: Then And Now Hero on Horseback: The Story of Casimir Pulaski Isadore's Secret: Sin, Murder, and Confession in a Northern Michigan Town
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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. Presents the life of the American Revolutionary War hero, from his childhood in Poland to his role in developing a cavalry unit for the American patriots and his death in battle. This book has large color drawings on every page and is excellent for childr A gripping account of the mysterious disappearance of a young Felician nun in a northern Michigan town in 1907 and the national controversy that followed when her remains were discovered 11 years later in the basement of the local Polish church.
by Greg Kowalski
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by David R. Collins By Mardi Link
Journey Into Poland: My Roots in Grandfather's Village Legendary Locals of Hamtramck Life And Times - Growing Up In Detroit's "Little Poland"
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Journey Into Poland is a memoir about family and the search for my roots, but it’s more than that. I wanted to introduce you to its enchanting beauty; its friendly, obliging people; and sprinkle in some of its history one must know in order to understand 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. Rodney Bork belongs to a relatively small circle of Polish Americans who have written a book about their Polonian childhood. The book’s subtitle “Growing up on the east side of Detroit in the 1930s, 40s and 50s” tends to conceal its ethnic content, but th
by Janet Hudon Hartman
by Greg Kowalski
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By Rodney Bork
Poles in Michigan Poles In Minnesota Polish Americans: An Ethnic Community
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One of the most vibrant and influential ethnic groups in Michigan, Poles have a long history of migration and settlement in the Great Lakes State. From Michigan's earliest Polish marriage (in 1762) to the most recent post-Cold War migrations, each success Polish Americans have been part of Minnesota history since before the state's founding. Taking up farms along newly laid rail networks, Polish immigrants fanned across the countryside in small but important concentrations. In cities like Winona and St. James S. Pula defines what it has meant to be Polish in America since the first large groups of Poles left the Old Country - what they called "Stary Kraj" - for the New more than 150 years ago.
by Dennis Badaczewski By John Radzilowski
by James S. Pula
Polish Pittsburgh: Images Of America Series Polish Refugees and the Polish American Immigration and Relief Committee Portage Park: Images of America
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In the late 19th and early 20th century, Pittsburgh, also known as “Steel City,” was the largest steel-producing center in the United States. With its need for labor in the steel industry, Pittsburgh had an insatiable hunger for workers. The end of World War II found a devastated Poland under Soviet occupation. Many Poles—those displaced to work camps in Germany, those in German concentration and P.O.W. camps, and those still in Poland made the decision to immigrate to the United States. 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,
By Stanley States, PhD By Janusz Cisek
Translated By Albert S. Juszczak
by Daniel Pogorzelski, John Maloof
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