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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 A Polish Son in the Motherland: An American's Journey Home

by Leonard Kniffel

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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 Avondale and Chicago's Polish Village: Images of America

by Jacob Kaplan, Daniel Pogorzelski, Rob Reid and Elisa Addlesperger

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Casimir Pulaski in Polish and American Consciousness Casimir Pulaski in Polish and American Consciousness

Edited by Janusz Maciejewski, Ewa Bem-Wisniewska and Jacek Wojcicki

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Casimir Pulaski: Soldier on Horseback Casimir Pulaski: Soldier on Horseback

by David R. Collins

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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... Chicago's Polish Downtown: Images of America

by Victoria Granacki

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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. Cleveland's Slavic Village: Images of America

By Sandy Mitchell in association with the Slavic Village Historical Society

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Poletown was a once vibrant, ethnically diverse neighborhood in Detroit. In its prime, it had a store on every corner. Its theaters, restaurants and schools thrived, and its churches catered to a multiplicity of denominations. In 1981, General Motors anno Detroit's Lost Poletown: The Little Neighborhood That Touched a Nation

by Brianne Turczynski

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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. Detroit's Mount Elliott Cemetery by Cecile Wendt Jensen: Images of America

by Cecile Wendt Jensen

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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 Detroit's Mount Olivet Cemetery by Cecile Wendt Jensen: Images of America

by Cecile Wendt Jensen

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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 Detroit's Polonia by Cecile Wendt Jensen: Images of America

by Cecile Wendt Jensen

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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 Hamtramck

by Greg Kowalski
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Hamtramck Haunts describes coming of age in a working class family of Polish immigrants, bent on making a living in America. Hamtramck was a bustling city of 50,000 in the 1930s, completely surrounded by Detroit and still is. The personal history gives a Hamtramck Haunts

by Charlotte L. Cavanary

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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: The Driven City: The Making of America Series

by Greg Kowalski
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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: Soul Of A City: Images of America

by Greg Kowalski
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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 Hamtramck: The World War II Years: Images of America

by Greg Kowalski
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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. Hamtramck: Then And Now

by Greg Kowalski
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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 Hero on Horseback: The Story of Casimir Pulaski

by David R. Collins

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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. Isadore's Secret: Sin, Murder, and Confession in a Northern Michigan Town

By Mardi Link

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The story of Jean Hoxie cannot go untold. Within the following pages, you will experience a woman who dedicated a good portion of her life to bring out the champion in ordinary kids through tennis. Jean Hoxie - The Robin Hood of Tennis

by Jean Maddern Pitrone

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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 Journey Into Poland: My Roots in Grandfather's Village

by Janet Hudon Hartman

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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. Legendary Locals of Hamtramck

by Greg Kowalski
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This book is a mix of stories about growing up in Detroit, going to Catholic school, and the Polish people in the fifties and sixties. The author tried his best to present everything in this book accurately despite not having a research staff like the fam Paczki Day - Stories About Growing Up In Detroit

by Bob Dombrowski

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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 Poles in Michigan

by Dennis Badaczewski

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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. Poles In Minnesota

By John Radzilowski

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