University of Minnesota

Polish American Congress, Illinois Division, Records

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Polish American Congress. Illinois Division (Chicago, Ill.)
Dates: 1944-1972
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.
Collection ID: IHRC2095

HISTORICAL SKETCH

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.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Polish American Congress, Illinois Division collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Polish American Congress, Illinois Division collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Polish American Congress, Illinois Division Records, Polish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

RELATED COLLECTIONS

A related collection at the IHRC is Records of Polish American Congress (Chicago, Ill.)


Index Terms

Polish Americans--Societies, etc.
Americans--Poland.
Polish Americans--Illinois--Societies, etc.
World War, 1939-1945--Claims.
Statutes--Illinois.

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