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Alliance of Poles in America (Cleveland, Ohio) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC135
Records (1903-1932) of the Alliance of Poles in America include minutes of meetings of the Central Body of the Alliance (1917-1930) and its predecessor, the Alliance of Poles in State of Ohio (1907-1917), lists of officers, minutes of conventions (1907-1932), and texts and revisions of constitutions.

Dates

  • 1907-1932

Creator

Language of Materials

English and Polish

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

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Extent

1 Linear Feet

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Alliance of Poles in America (Cleveland, Ohio), a regional cultural and fraternal insurance organization, was founded in 1895 as the Alliance of Poles in State of Ohio. Its name was changed ca. 1917. The Alliance has 17,000 members and 83 branches in Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. It provides life insurance to members, cooperates with other Polish American organizatoins in cultural activities, sponsors clubs for Polish youth, maintains a library, and provides a scholarship fund.
Author
IHRC Archives
Date
2016
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding Aid in English

Repository Details

Part of the Immigration History Research Center Archives Repository

Contact:

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