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Polish Catholics in Chicago, 1850-1920
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Joseph John Parot
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher: DeKalb, Ill. : Northern Illinois University Press

Books about Polish Catholics in Chicago, 1850-1920
Polish Pioneers in Illinois 1818-1850
Language: en
Pages: 405
Authors: James D. Lodesky
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-24 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

This book attempts to discover the names of the first Polish settlers in Illinois, when they came to Illinois and their stories when possible. Some left complete stories about themselves while others only a very small amount. The time period starts in 1818, the year Illinois became a state and
Fresh Blood
Language: en
Pages: 411
Authors: Sanford J. Ungar
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Explores the impact of immigration on American society and describes the experiences of such immigrant groups as the Hmong, the Cubans, the Poles, the Ethiopians, the Koreans, the Mashadi, and the Irish
Ethnic Chicago
Language: en
Pages: 648
Authors: Peter d'A. Jones Jones
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-05-19 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

Describes the social structure, values, and lifestyles of Chicago ethnic groups, discusses America's cultural pluralism, and offers profiles of individuals who played an important part in Chicago's history.
American Warsaw
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Dominic A. Pacyga
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-05 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

A comprehensive and engaging history of a century of Polish immigration and influence in Chicago. Every May, a sea of 250,000 people decked out in red and white head to Chicago’s Loop to celebrate the Polish Constitution Day Parade. In the city, you can tune in to not one but