Jan Swierczynski papers
Collection — Box: 1
Papers consist of a manuscript on Polish folk music and musicians in Chicago in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; correspondence; and ephemera from the Organizational Committee of the Free Poland Society of Pittsburgh, the Polish-Hungarian World Federation (Chicago), Polish Veterans in Exile Association (Chicago), Zwiazek Polakow w Mendozie (Mendoza, Argentina), Union of Polish Invalids in Great Britain (war invalids), and numerous Polish American organizations in Chicago and the Midwest. Correspondents include Arthur C. Waldo of Polish Falcons of America, and W. Anders, Polish National Fund (London). Also included are photographs and newspaper clippings.
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Biographical / Historical
A longtime resident of Chicago, IL, Jan Swierczynski (1892- ) was a member of the Polish Falcons of America (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania); the American Committee for Resettlement of Polish Displaced Persons; and the Polish Veterans in Exile Association, Circle #15 (Chicago). He was also a contributor to many Polish causes and organizations in the Midwest and abroad.
2.5 linear inches
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- Inventory of the Jan Swierczynski papers.
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