|Creator:||Polish American Congress. Illinois Division (Chicago, Ill.)|
|Abstract:||Records (1944-1972) of the Polish American Congress, Inc., Illinois Division, consist of correspondence, minutes, financial records, files dealing with Polish immigration matters, and correspondence of the Compensation Committee of the PAC re compensations for Poles who were in German labor or prision camps during WWII. Also included are donor lists, membership lists, information on American citizens in Poland and on naturalized Poles, Illinois statutes and regulations, and photographs.|
|Quantity:||8 linear ft.|
|Language:||In Polish and English.|
The Polish American Congress (PAC), a cultural, political, and social organization, was founded in 1944. Its major purpose is to promote the Polish culture and image and to sponsor social and cultural activities that will unite Polish-Americans. The PAC publishes Polish American Congress Newsletter.
The Polish American Congress, Illinois Division collection is available for public research.
The Polish American Congress, Illinois Division collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the IHRC.
The Polish American Congress, Illinois Division Records, Polish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
A related collection at the IHRC is Records of Polish American Congress (Chicago, Ill.)
|Polish Americans--Societies, etc.|
|Polish Americans--Illinois--Societies, etc.|
|World War, 1939-1945--Claims.|
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