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Polish National Alliance (Chicago, Illinois) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2133


Records (1914-1918) of the Polish National Alliance of U.S. of N.A., Council 23, Chicago, Illinois, consist of minutes of sessions, including those of the organizing session, and lists of officers and members. Includes records of Chicago Lodge No. 1820.


  • 1914-1918

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

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Historical sketch

The Polish National Alliance of U.S. of N.A., a cultural and fraternal organization, was founded in 1880. In addition to cultural activities, it sponsors various dance groups and bands, sports programs, a Debutante Ball, a library and historical archives, and owns and operates Alliance College in Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania. The organization has ca. 317,000 members with 1350 local branches, and publishes Zgoda, the Polish Daily Zgoda, and the Alliance Calendar.


3 Linear Feet

1 microfilm rolls

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Inventory of the Polish National Alliance (Chicago, Illinois) records.
IHRC Archives
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