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1Title:  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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2Title:  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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