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Chicago's Polish downtown

Author: Victoria Granacki; Polish Museum of America (Chicago, Ill.)
Publisher: Charleston, SC : Arcadia, [2004]
Series: Images of America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Polish Downtown is Chicago's oldest Polish settlement and was the capital of American Polonnia from the 1870s through the first half of the 20th century. Nearly all Polish undertakings of any consequence in the U.S. during that time either started or were directed from this part of Chicago's near northwest side. Illustrates the first 75 years of this influential Polish neighborhood.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Granacki; Polish Museum of America (Chicago, Ill.)
ISBN: 073853286X 9780738532868 9781531618599 1531618596
OCLC Number: 57346881
Description: 128 pages : chiefly illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Images of America.
Other Titles: Images of America Chicago's Polish downtown
Responsibility: Victoria Granacki ; in association with the Polish Museum of America.
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Polish Downtown is Chicago's oldest Polish settlement and was the capital of American Polonnia from the 1870s through the first half of the 20th century. Nearly all Polish undertakings of any consequence in the U.S. during that time either started or were directed from this part of Chicago's near northwest side. Illustrates the first 75 years of this influential Polish neighborhood.

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