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Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (14)
Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (3)
Insurance agents -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Kniola Travel Bureau (Cleveland, Ohio) (2)
Poland -- Emigration and immigration. (2)
Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. (2)
Real estate agents -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Travel agents -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
University Settlement (Cleveland, Ohio) (2)
Banks and banking -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Building and loan associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Camps -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Camps -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Church records and registers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Churches, Catholic -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social conditions. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Transportation -- Fares. (1)
Cleveland Orchestra. (1)
Cleveland State University. Polish Studies Program (1)
Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Costello family --Correspondence. (1)
Executors and administrators -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Gallka, John Kazimierz, 1894-1968. (1)
German Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Hungarian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Periodicals (1)
Jablonoski, Chester, 1905-1975. (1)
Jarzynski, Helen Conrad. (1)
Jarzynski, Ignatius M., 1888-1942. (1)
Journalists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Kasperek family. (1)
Kniola family. (1)
Kujawski, Leon A., 1883- (1)
League of Polish Organizations (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Lesser family. (1)
Liquor industry -- Ohio. (1)
Lodzieski, Stefan, ca. 1882-1951. (1)
Lodzieski, Victoria, 1887-1950. (1)
Manx -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
Marymount Hospital (Garfield Heights, Ohio) (1)
Medical and Dental Arts Club (Ohio) (1)
Medicine -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Medicine -- Ohio -- Societies, etc. (1)
Mentally handicapped children -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
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1Title:  Poles in Cleveland Manuscript     
 Creator:  Writers' Program, Ohio 
 Dates:  1941-1942 
 Abstract:  The Poles in Cleveland Manuscript was compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Ohio and sponsored by the City of Cleveland, Ohio. It includes chapters on the history of Poland and of the Poles in America. Accompanying miscellaneous material (1941-1942) includes copies of photographs of sample illustrations, correspondence and memoranda about the book and about two projected, ancillary publications, and a critique of the history by the editor of the Ohio Writers' Project. 
 Call #:  MS 3552 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Polish Americans. | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Poland -- History.
 
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2Title:  Twarogowski and Zielinski Family Papers     
 Creator:  Twarogowski and Zielinski Family 
 Dates:  1881-1938 
 Abstract:  The Twarogowski and Zielinski families resided in Gorzno, West Prussia, Germany (now Poland). In 1913 the Zielinski family immigrated to the United States and settled in Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of legal documents, tax records, death certificates, real estate records, a marriage certificate, military service papers, and old age insurance receipts, from the Twarogowskis' and Zielinskis' period of residence in Germany, and a World War I pass permit for aliens, alien registration cards, a death certificate, legal documents, account books, photographs, and Cleveland-related material, from the period following their immigration to the United States. 
 Call #:  MS 3553 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Twarogowski family. | Zielinski family. | Poles -- Prussia (Germany) | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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3Title:  John Kazimierz Gallka Journals     
 Creator:  Gallka, John Kazimierz 
 Dates:  1934-1965 
 Abstract:  John Kazimierz Gallka (1894-1968) was a Polish immigrant to Cleveland, Ohio, who joined the Police Department and wrote articles for the Polish language daily newspaper, Wiadomosci Codzienne. He also fought with the Polish Volunteer Army in World War I. The collection consists of journals which contain copies of Gallka's newspaper articles and a long autobiographical sketch with information about Polish American life in Cleveland. 
 Call #:  MS 3638 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Gallka, John Kazimierz, 1894-1968. | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Journalists -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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4Title:  St. Stanislaus Church Records     
 Creator:  St. Stanislaus Church 
 Dates:  1881-1968 
 Abstract:  St. Stanislaus Church was the first Polish Roman Catholic parish in Cleveland, Ohio. It was established in 1873 and was the largest parish in the diocese during the early 1900s. The collection consists of correspondence, parish council minutes, parish publications, bills, receipts, and specifications. 
 Call #:  MS 3657 
 Extent:  2.00 linear feet (5 containers) 
 Subjects:  St. Stanislaus Church (Cleveland, Ohio) | Churches, Catholic -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Church records and registers -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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5Title:  Stefan Lodzieski Family Papers     
 Creator:  Lodzieski, Stefan Family 
 Dates:  1933-1966 
 Abstract:  Stefan Lodzieski (ca. 1882-1951) was the founder and vice-president of the Lakewood Bakery Company of Lakewood, Ohio, and nationally prominent in twentieth century Polish-American political and cultural circles. His wife, Victoria, served as president of the Polish Welfare Association. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia relating to the activities of Stefan Lodzieski and his wife, Victoria, their daughter, Elizabeth, and her husband, Capt. Stefan Sliwinski, who was captured by the Germans in World War II. 
 Call #:  MS 4282 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Lodzieski, Stefan, ca. 1882-1951. | Lodzieski, Victoria, 1887-1950. | Sliwinski, Elizabeth Lodzieski, 1910- | Sliwinski, Stefan, 1896-1967. | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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6Title:  Chester Jablonoski Papers     
 Creator:  Jablonoski, Chester 
 Dates:  1947-1975 
 Abstract:  Chester Jablonoski was a Cleveland, Ohio, area physician who helped to found Marymount Hospital in Garfield Heights, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. The collection consists of Jablonoski's medical writings, correspondence, lists of staff members at hospitals, publications, notices of events, membership cards, and newspaper clippings. The collection pertains primarily to Jablonoski's medical career at Marymount Hospital. The collection may also be useful to those interested in Polish Americans in the Cleveland. 
 Call #:  MS 4406 
 Extent:  0.41 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Jablonoski, Chester, 1905-1975. | Marymount Hospital (Garfield Heights, Ohio) | Medicine -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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7Title:  University Settlement Records, Series II     
 Creator:  University Settlement 
 Dates:  1927-1973 
 Abstract:  University Settlement is a social settlement founded in 1926, in a predominantly Polish neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio. It was originally named the University Neighborhood Centers. In 1936 it changed its name to the University Settlement. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, and financial reports relating to the centers' programs and activities. 
 Call #:  MS 4093 
 Extent:  1.80 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  University Settlement (Cleveland, Ohio) | Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Camps -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Social group work
 
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8Title:  Kniola Travel Bureau Records     
 Creator:  Kniola Travel Bureau 
 Dates:  1879-1950 
 Abstract:  The Kniola Travel Bureau was organized in 1890 by Michael P. Kniola, a Polish immigrant to Cleveland, Ohio. The business arranged steamship passage for Polish immigrants, and often helped them find jobs. As immigration slowed it changed its emphasis to insurance and real estate sales. It was sold by Kniola's son in the 1960s. The collection consists of correspondence, ledger books, receipts, money order stub books, steamship ticket stub books, and other fiscal and legal records. 
 Call #:  MS 3678 
 Extent:  15.90 linear feet (20 containers) 
 Subjects:  Kniola Travel Bureau (Cleveland, Ohio) | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Travel agents -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Real estate agents -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Insurance agents -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Ohio -- Emigration and immigration. | Poland -- Emigration and immigration.
 
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9Title:  Warsaw Savings and Loan Association of Cleveland Records     
 Creator:  Warsaw Savings and Loan Association of Cleveland 
 Dates:  1916-1952 
 Abstract:  The Warsaw Savings and Loan Association was incorporated in 1916 in Cleveland, Ohio, as a closed, mutual stock enterprise. In the 1920s the Association began accepting public deposits, mainly serving Cleveland's Polish community. Expansion during the 1920s was followed by a decline and freeze during the Depression. Reorganization in 1936 helped the Association begin a new period of growth. In 1952 it changed its name to United Savings Association. As of 1979 it had ten branches in Cleveland's southern suburbs. The collection consists of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee minutes, correspondence, reports to regulatory agencies, audit and examination reports, mortgage and real estate lists, daily ledgers, and sample forms and certificates. 
 Call #:  MS 3775 
 Extent:  1.60 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Warsaw Savings and Loan Association of Cleveland. | Savings banks -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Building and loan associations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Banks and banking -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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10Title:  Kniola Travel Bureau Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Kniola Travel Bureau 
 Dates:  1883-1960 
 Abstract:  The Kniola Travel Bureau was established in 1890 by Michael P. Kniola, a Polish immigrant to Cleveland, Ohio. He turned the business over to his son, Raymond, during the 1920s. Michael Kniola was also active in church and community affairs and organizations such as the Polish Falcons Alliance of America, Nest 141, and local Republican party politics. He also served as agent and executor for Cleveland Poles and their relatives in Poland. The collection consists of correspondence, steamship ticket stubs, daily slips, receipts, legal documents, real estate records, estate records relating to Kniola's travel bureau, legal and civic activities, personal activities, and his involvement with Polish organizations, and material on Raymond Kniola's political and real estate activities. 
 Call #:  MS 3868 
 Extent:  4.00 linear feet (5 containers and 1 oversize volume) 
 Subjects:  Kniola family. | Kniola Travel Bureau (Cleveland, Ohio) | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Travel agents -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Insurance agents -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Real estate agents -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Executors and administrators -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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11Title:  Solomea Nowak Schmidt Papers     
 Creator:  Schmidt, Salomea Nowak 
 Dates:  1922-1976 
 Abstract:  Salomea Nowak Schmidt (1898-1980) was the daughter of Polish immigrants to Cleveland, Ohio, who was active in many community, church and women's organizations, many of which served the needs and interests of mentally handicapped children. She married Leo W. Schmidt, who founded his own general contracting company and the United Savings and Loan Association. The collection consists of personal correspondence, personal materials, draft of Mrs. Schmidt's autobiography Under Oath, a scrapbook from Mr. Schmidt's savings and loan business, and correspondence, minutes, financial records and reports from Mrs. Schmidt's organizations. 
 Call #:  MS 3970 
 Extent:  5.51 linear feet (5 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Schmidt, Salomea Nowak, 1898-1980. | Schmidt family. | Women volunteers in social service -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women in church work -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Catholic Church. | Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Mentally handicapped children -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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12Title:  Leon A. Kujawski Papers     
 Creator:  Kujawski, Leon A. 
 Dates:  1931-1943 
 Abstract:  Leon A. Kujawski (b. 1883) was a Cleveland, Ohio, lawyer, politician, and judge of Polish birth. Kujawski began practicing law in 1913, specializing in labor law, became a municipal court judge in 1933, then served two terms as a city councilman representing the Tremont area of Cleveland. He served on the state liquor control board, 1938-1939. The collection consists of a biography, correspondence, an affidavit, miscellaneous campaign material, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks. The collection contains information about Kujawski's terms as city councilman, especially his fight to lower bus fares, and his activities on the Liquor Control Board. 
 Call #:  MS 4334 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Kujawski, Leon A., 1883- | Ohio. Liquor Control Board. | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Political campaigns -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Liquor industry -- Ohio. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Transportation -- Fares.
 
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13Title:  Polish American Cultural Committee Records     
 Creator:  Polish American Cultural Committee 
 Dates:  1964-1985 
 Abstract:  The Polish American Cultural Committee operated in Cleveland, Ohio, in the mid-twentieth century under the guidance of Cleveland State University's (CSU) Polish Studies program. The group conducted regular meetings on campus and hosted events promoting Polish arts and culture. The collection consists of agendas, correspondence, forms, membership lists, memoranda, minutes, newsletter, photographs, press releases, programs, and reports. 
 Call #:  MS 5253 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Cleveland State University. Polish Studies Program | Polish American Cultural Committee (Cleveland, Ohio) | Polish Americans -- History | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Ethnic identity | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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14Title:  Western Reserve Ethnic History Pamphlet Collection     
 Creator:  Various 
 Dates:  1885-1991 
 Abstract:  The Western Reserve Ethnic History Pamphlet Collection is a collection of pamphlets from twenty-five distinct ethnic groups in the Cleveland, Ohio, area. Most of the groups stem from Central and Eastern Europe, with a majority of the pamphlets focusing on Polish culture. The collection reflects the history of immigrants to the region and documents their social, cultural, and religious activities. The pamphlets were generally removed from their original collections due to lack of relevance to the collection, but retained and grouped together in a separate collection because of their historic value. 
 Call #:  MS 5148 
 Extent:  3.01 linear feet (3 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration | German Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Hungarian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Periodicals | Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Manx -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Slovenian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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15Title:  University Settlement Records     
 Creator:  University Settlement 
 Dates:  1926-1970 
 Abstract:  The University Settlement was a social settlement founded in a predominantly Polish neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio. It was originally named the University Neighborhood Centers and was operated by the School of Applied Social Sciences of Western Reserve University as a training program for graduate students while providing a full range of community services and activities. In 1936 it changed its affiliation to the Welfare Federation of Cleveland and its name to the University Settlement. The collection consists of minutes, financial records, membership cards, statistical reports, correspondence, 65 theses from the Western Reserve University School of Applied Social Sciences, and a subject file containing reports, correspondence, minutes, lists, and pamphlets. 
 Call #:  MS 3564 
 Extent:  13.00 linear feet (33 containers) 
 Subjects:  University Settlement (Cleveland, Ohio) | Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social work education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social group work. | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Unemployed -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Camps -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Youth -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social conditions.
 
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16Title:  Anita Blimbaum Family Papers     
 Creator:  Blimabaum, Anita Family 
 Dates:  1929-1990 
 Abstract:  Anita Solomon Blimbaum (1958-) is a resident of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Her family lineage speaks to the high proportion of immigration from Eastern Europe to the Cleveland area as her ancestors were from Belarus, Russia, and Poland. Though Anita's maternal side of the family was spread across the globe, they managed to keep in touch with one another regularly through letters and photographs, many of which were written by her mother, Josephine Solomon; grandmother, Julia Costello; aunt, Stacha (Sadie) Kasperek; and other relatives of the Costello and Kasperek families. The collection consists of correspondence written to and from the Costello and Solomon families, particularly Josephine and her mother, Julia, as they corresponded with their relatives abroad. The collection includes letters between Henryk Kaminski and Joseph Lewanski and Ignacy Kaminski (father of Julia Costello); Josephine and Samuel Solomon and the Lesser family (relatives from England); Julia Costello and niece Hella Kasperek; Julia Costello and nephew Kasimir Kasperek; and Julia Costello and sister Stacha (Sadie) Kasperek. 
 Call #:  MS 5381 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Polish. | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees. | Poland -- Emigration and immigration. | Costello family --Correspondence. | Solomon family -- Correspondence. | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Jewish. | Lesser family. | Kasperek family.
 
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17Title:  Ignatius M. Jarzynski Papers     
 Creator:  Jarzynski, Ignatius M. 
 Dates:  1904-1942 
 Abstract:  Ignatius M. Jarzynski (1888-1942) was a physician prominent in the Polish-American community of Cleveland, Ohio. He was a founding member of the Medical and Dental Arts Club, president of the League of Polish Organizations, and a trustee of the Musical Arts Association. His wife, Helen Conrad Jarzynski, was also active in Polish organizations, as well as serving on the Women's Committee of the Cleveland Orchestra. The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications, and certificates relating to Dr. Jarzynski's career, and, in part, to that of his wife. The correspondence, 1917-1942, includes letters from Ohio Attorney General John W. Bricker regarding draft board examinations during World War I, and an acknowledgment of condolences from Ignace Jan Paderewski. In addition, the collection contains the minutes, 1916-1922, of the Medical and Dental Arts Club, handwritten in Polish, mimeographed minutes, 1934-1939, of the annual meetings of the Musical Arts Association, and miscellaneous materials relating to the League of Polish Organizations. 
 Call #:  MS 3894 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Jarzynski, Ignatius M., 1888-1942. | Jarzynski, Helen Conrad. | Medical and Dental Arts Club (Ohio) | Musical Arts Association (Cleveland, Ohio) | League of Polish Organizations (Cleveland, Ohio) | Cleveland Orchestra. | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Polish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Medicine -- Ohio -- Societies, etc. | Clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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