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The Polish American Historical Association's interdisciplinary refereed scholarly journal (ISSN 0032-2806; eISSN 2330-0833) has been published continuously since 1944. It appears biannually and is available world-wide through JSTOR, a database of full-text research journals. PAS is indexed in America: History and Life; American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies; ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index; Bibliographic Index; Current Abstracts; Historical Abstracts; MLA International Bibliography; PIO - Periodical Index Online; PubMed; and TOC Premier. The journal is also ranked by the Polish Ministry of Science and Education. To subscribe and for more information please go to

The editors welcome scholarship including articles, edited documents, bibliographies and related materials dealing with all aspects of the history and culture of Poles in the Western Hemisphere. They particularly welcome contributions that place the Polish experience in historical and comparative perspective as part of the larger Polish Diaspora, and by examining its relationship to other ethnic experiences. Contributions from any discipline in the humanities and social sciences are welcome. The Swastek Prize is awarded annually for the best article published in a given volume of Polish American Studies.

ARTICLES: Manuscripts or inquiries should be submitted in Microsoft Word via e-mail attachment to the editor, Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann, at Manuscripts are evaluated based on their originality; relevance to the mission of the journal; the clarity of the thesis, presentation and conclusions; and the depth of research based upon the nature of the sources cited. Contributors whose first language is not English should have their work reviewed for clarity prior to submission. The journal employs a "double-blind" review process with each submission being read by a minimum of two reviewers, and usually three. Comments of the reviewers are summarized by the editors and provided to the authors.

BOOKS FOR REVIEW: Books for review should be sent to Mary Patrice Erdmans (English language) or Anna Mazurkiewicz (Polish language) at the addresses below. Books may be submitted by publishers or authors. Submission is no guarantee that books will be reviewed and books will not be returned.

Mary Patrice Erdmans
Book Review Editor
Polish American Studies
Department of Sociology
10900 Euclid Avenue
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH 44106
Anna Mazurkiewicz
Book Review Editor for Poland
Polish American Studies
University of Gdansk
Faculty of History
ul. Wita Stwosza 55
80-952 Gdańsk, Poland


  • M. B. B. Biskupski, Central Connecticut State University
  • Tobias Brinkmann, Pennsylvania State University
  • John J. Bukowczyk, Wayne State University
  • William J. Galush, Loyola University Chicago
  • Ann Hetzel Gunkel, Columbia College Chicago
  • Gabriela Pawlus Kasprzak, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Grazyna Kozaczka, Cazenovia College
  • Karen Majewski, University of Michigan
  • Thomas J. Napierkowski, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • Neal Pease, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Angela Pienkos, Polish Center Wisconsin
  • James S. Pula, Purdue University
  • John Radzilowski, University of Alaska - Southeast
  • Francis D. Raska, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Dariusz Stola, Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland
  • Adam Walaszek, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
  • Joanna Wojdon, University of Wroclaw, Poland


Polish American Journal - Fall 2014 Fall 2014, Volume 71, No. 2

Edward Moskal in the Polish Press
by Joanna Wojdon

Ecosomatic and Ethnological Pathologies: Ethnicity, Disability and Capabilities in Meridel Le Sueur's "Women on the Breadlines"
by Lina Geriguis

A Spirit of Insubordination and Opposition: A Parallel Struggle in the Creation of Independent Polish Catholic and Methodist Churches in Baltimore, Maryland
by Thomas L. Hollowak

"Living in Another Language:" Witold Gombrowicz's Argentinean Experience
by Silvia G. Dapia

Polish American Journal - Spring 2014 Spring 2014, Volume 71, No. 1

Scouting for Identity: Recruiting Daughters to Save the Traditional Polish Family During the Interwar Years
by Lori A. Matten - 5

"Another Polka Rockin' Weekend" Polish American Polka Music, Identity, and Traditional Values
by David James Jackson - 37

Previously Unknown Soviet Documents and Polish Americans During World War II
by Pawel Markiewicz - 53


Emigracje bliskie i dalekie. Studium wspolczesnych emigracji zarobkowych na przykladzie wojewodztwa podlaskiego, by Barbara Cieslinska (John M. Grondelski) - 69

Cesarz Ameryki. Wielka ucieczka z Galicji, by Martin Pollack; translated by Karolina Niedenthal (Magdalena Nowak) - 71

The Other East and Nineteenth-Century British Literature: Imagining Poland and the Russian Empire, by Thomas McLean (Adam Kozaczka) - 76

The United States and the Rebirth of Poland, 1914-1918, by M. B. B. Biskupski (Donald E. Pienkos) - 78

Seeing Cities Change: Local Culture and Class, by Jerome Krase (Anna Jaroszynska-Kirchmann) - 81

How the Polish Created Canada, by Jacek Kozak (James S. Pula) - 82

Polonia Chicagowska w Dobie "Solidarnosci" 1980-1989, by Janusz Wrobel (Donald E. Pienkos)

Polish American Journal - Autumn 2013 Autumn 2013, Volume 70, No. 2

The Real-Life Story Behind Call Northside 777: The Crime, the Conviction, and the Search for Justice
by Leonard Kurdek

Leaving Dobrzechow: Immigration From A Galician Village
by Patricia B. Yocum


Zycie na pograniczu i "zycie pomiedzy." Polacy w zaglebiu antracytowym w Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, z innymi grupami w tle (1753-1902), by Adam Walaszek (Anna Jaroszynska-Kirchmann)

The Borders of Integration: Polish Migrants in Germany and the United States, 1870-1924, by Brian McCook (Pien Versteegh)

The Polish Diaspora in America and the Wider World, by Adam Walaszek, Agnieszka Stasiewicz-Bienkowska and Janusz Pezda, scientific editors; Jaros?aw Brzoskowski, editorial coordinator (James S. Pula)

Kraj bez wyjscia? Migracje z Polski 1949-1989, by Dariusz Stola (Igor Halagida)

Polish American Journal - Spring 2013 Spring 2013, Volume 70, No. 1

Out of Focus: The Polish American Image in Film, by Joseph W. Zurawski - 5

A Testament to Faith: The First Polish Evangelical (Lutheran) Congregation of Christ the Lord, by Thomas L. Hollowak - 37

A Bibliography on Polish Americans, 2006-2010, by Mark Kulikowski - 57


Escapes of a Special Meaning, by Jolanta Druzynska and Stanislaw M. Jankowski (Arnold Klonczynski) - 73

The Polish American Encyclopedia, edited by James S. Pula (Harriet Napierkowski) - 76

Poles in Wisconsin, by Susan Gibson Mikos (John M. Grondelski) - 78

Stan Musial: An American Life, by George Vecsey (Neal Pease) - 80

Poland - Two Worlds. The Country and Polish Emigrants. Materials from International Scientific Conference: "400 Years of Poles in America," edited by Wieslaw Jan Wysocki and Waldemar Glinski (Barbara Klassa) - 83

Starring Madame Modjeska on Tour in Poland and America, by Beth Holmgren. (Maja Trochimczyk) - 90

Polish American Journal - Autumn 2012 Autumn 2012, Volume 69, No. 2

"Join, or Die" - The Road to Cooperation Among East European Exiled Political Leaders in the United States, 1949-1954, by Anna Mazurkiewicz - 5

The Neighborhood of Memory: Stuart Dybek's Chicago, by Grazyna J. Kozaczka - 44

The Survival of Polish Communities in Small Canadian Industrial Cities: A Comparative Study of Arvida, Quebec, and Sydney, Nova Scotia, by Tom Urbaniak - 57

The Power to Organize: A Female Tradition? by Pien Versteegh - 76


Being a Consideration of Ingredients Thought to Be Necessary for Producing a Memorable Work, by Anthony J. Bajdek - 94


Polish Freedom Fighters on American Soil: Polish Veterans in America from the Revolutionary War to 1939, by Teofil Lachowicz
reviewed by John M. Grondelski - 105

The Polish American Encyclopedia, edited by James S. Pula
reviewed by Harriet Napierkowski - 107

Isadore's Secret: Sin, Murder, and Confession in a Northern Michigan Town, by Mardi Link
reviewed by John Radzilowski - 109

Poles in Wisconsin, by Susan Gibson Mikos
reviewed by John M. Grondelski - 110

Escapes of a Special Meaning, by Jolanta Druzynska and Stanislaw M. Jankowski
reviewed by Arnold Klonczynski - 112

Polish American Journal - Spring 2012 Spring 2012, Volume 69, No. 1

The Polish Presence in Latin America: An Introduction,
by Silvia G. Dapia - 5

Major General Carlos Roloff Mialofsky: The Polish Mambo,
by Jose B. Fernandez - 9

Positivists, Naturalists, Travelers, But Not Settlers: Poles in Peru; in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries,
by Marta Kania - 27

Polish Postwar Migration to Brazil, 1945-55,
by Senia Regina Bastos & Maria do Rosario Rolfsen Salles - 55 Polish Immigrants in Argentina,
by Bernarda Zubrzycki - 75


Kraj a emigracja: ruch ludowy wobec wychodzstwa chlopskiego do krajow Ameryki Lacinskiej (do 1939 roku), by Jerzy Mazurek (Mariusz Malinowski) - 99

Argentynska lekcja, movie by Wojciech Staron; (Silvia G. Dapia) - 102

Titanic - Ocean Tragedy: A Compilation of Original Works by Polish American Publishers, by Paul S. Valasek (Cheryl A. Pula) - 104

Cain at Gettysburg, by Ralph Peters (James S. Pula) - 106

The Irish Way: Becoming American in the Multiethnic City, by James R. Barrett (John M. Grondelski) - 107

Metropolis Burning, by Karen Kovacik (Ewa Chrusciel) - 109

Polish American Journal - Autumn 2011 Autumn 2011, Volume 68, No. 2

A History Reawakened: Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Poles in Canada
by Gabriela Pawlus Kasprzak

Patriotic Priests and Religious Consuls: Religion and Nationalism in the Polish Diaspora, 1918-1939
by Gabriela Pawlus Kasprzak

From Hurrah Revolutionaries to Polish Patriots: The Rise of Polish Canadian Radicalism, 1918-1939
by Patryk Polec

Ignacy Witczak's Passport, Soviet Espionage and the Origins of the Cold War in Canada
by Myron Momryk

Gendering and Generations: Polish-Canadian Women in the 1950s and 1970s
by Eric L. Payseur

Caught in a Fever? The Social and Economic Background of Emigration from Poland in the 1980s
by Malgorzata Krywult-Albanska

Polish American Journal - Spring 2011 Spring 2011, Volume 68, No. 1

Of Patriots and Presidents: America's Polish Diaspora and U.S. Foreign Policy Since 1917, by Donald E. Pienkos - 5

The New York Times Response to Soviet Aggression in Poland in September 1939, by Przemyslaw Ranski - 19

Bruce Bielaski and the Origin of the FBI, by James S. Pula - 43

Polish Americans Protest Immigration Restriction: A Document - 59


Trzecia Europa. Polska mysl federalistyczna w Stanach Zjednoczonych 1940-1971, by Slawomir Lukasiewicz (Anna Mazurkiewicz) - 77

Tajny orez czy ofiary zimnej wojny? Emigracje polityczne z Europy Srodkowej i Wschodniej, edited by Slawomir Lukasiewicz (Joanna Wojdon) - 82

Gender, Religion, and Migration: Pathways of Integration, by Glenda Tibe Bonifacio and Vivienne S. M. Angeles (John Grondelski) - 85

Tolerated But Never Accepted: Polish American Officials of Michigan and Polonia in a World Political Perspective, by Don Binkowski (John M. Grondelski) - 87

Bieganski: The Brute Polak Stereotype, Its Role in Polish-Jewish Relations and American Popular Culture, by Danusha V. Goska (John Grondelski) - 89

Polish American Journal - Autumn 10 Autumn 2010, Volume 67, No. 2

Cold War Crusader: Arthur Bliss Lane and the Private Committee to Investigate the Katyn Massacre, 1949-1952, by Robert Szymczak - 5

Chopin in Polish American Poetry - Lost Home, Found Beauty, by Maja Trochimczyk - 35

Nixon vs. the G.O.P.: Republican Ethnic Politics, 1968-1972, by Ieva Zake - 53

Ethnic Writers (Re)creating Their Polish Immigrant Ancestors, by Grazyna Kozaczka - 75


Hollywood's War With Poland: 1939-1945, by M. B. B. Biskupski (Thomas J. Napierkowski) - 93

Polish American Journal - Spring 10 Spring 2010, Volume 67, No.1

An Angel at the Piano: Paderewski's Image and His Female Audience
by Maja Trochimczyk

The Battle Over the Deed to St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Church in New York City: A Landmark Court Case
by Anne M. Gurnack, Richard Hunter, and Renee Bradley

Revived Treasures: The Graphic Art Collection at the Polish Museum of America
by Monika Nowak


Anti-Communist Minorities in the U.S.: Political Activism of of Ethnic Refugees by Ieva Zake, ed.
reviewed by John M. Grondelski

Travel Notes: Visiting Polish Settlements in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas by Stefan Nesterowicz
reviewed by John Radzilowski

A Letter to Serafin by John Minczeski
reviewed by John Guzlowski

Elephants in Our Bedroomby Michael Czyzniejewski
reviewed by John Guzlowski

Polish American Journal - Autumn 09 Autumn 2009, Volume 66, No.2

From Peasant to Proletarian: Home Ownership in Milwaukee's Polonia
by Suzanne M. Zukowski

The Battalion That Never Was: Dr. Teofil Starzynski, the OSS, and the Polish American Special Service Unit Project, 1942
by Robert Szymczak

Born a Gypsy: Secondary Migration and Spatial Change in Two Polish Immigrant Communities, 1880-1925
by John Radziowski


Etos niepodleglosciowy Polonii amerykanskiej by Wladyslaw Zacharasiewicz
reviewed by John M. Grondelski

Soldiering for Glory: The Civil War Letters of Colonel Frank Schaller, Twenty-second Mississippi Infantry by Mary W. Schaller and Martin N. Schaller, eds.
reviewed by James S. Pula

Cultures in Contact: World Migrations in the Second Millennium by Dirk Hoerder
reviewed by John J. Bukowczyk

Herodot Polonii amerykaskiej: Mieczysaw Haiman (1888-1949 by Teresa Kaczorowska
reviewed by Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann

Polish American Journal - Spring 09 Spring 2009, Volume 66, No.1

Ethnic Aesthetics: Considering Polish-American Art
by Ann Hetzel Gunkel

Polite Avoidance: The Story Behind the Closing of Alliance College
by Michael T. Urbanski

"The Silent One?": The (Absent) Voiceless Mother in Recent Narratives by Leslie Pietrzyk and Ellen Slezak
by Grazyna J. Kozaczka

A Bibliography on Polish Americans, 2001-2005
by Mark Kulikowski



Testaments: Two Novellas of Emigration and Exile by Danuta Mostwin
reviewed by Anthony Bukoski

Polish Chicago: Our History - 0ur Recipe by Joseph W. Zurawski
reviewed by Thomas J. Napierkowski

Friends of Liberty: Thomas Jefferson, Tadeusz Kosciuszko, and Agrippa Hull. A Tale of Three Patriots, Two Revolutions, and a Tragic Betrayal of Freedom in the New Nation by Gary B. Nash and Graham Russell Gao Hodges
reviewed by James S. Pula

Polish American Journal - Autumn 08 Autumn 2008, Volume 65, No.2
Going Beyond: The 2008 Presidential Address
by Anna Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann


Jamestown's 400th Anniversary
by James S. Pula

The Identity of the 1608 Jamestown Craftsmen
by Richard J. Orli

The Role of Polish and American Identities in the Future of the Polish National Catholic Church
by Jeffrey M. Jozefski

Polish and Jewish Identities in the Narratives of Ana María Shua
by Silvia G. Dapia

The Acceptance and Rejection of Culture Through Food in Pears on a Willow Tree
by Caroline Schoneweis


Choral Patriotism: The Polish Singers Alliance of America, 1888-1998 by Stanislaus A. Blejwas
reviewed by John Radzilowski

The Pulaski Legion in the American Revolution and American Betrayal: Franklin Roosevelt Casts Poland into Communist Captivity by Francis Casimir Kajencki
reviewed by James S. Pula

Zygmunt Stojowski: Life and Music by Joseph A. Herter
reviewed by M. B. B. Biskupski

Polish Pioneers by Leo M. Kowalski
reviewed by John Radzilowski

Poza Gniazdem: Wizerunki emigrantki polskiej w kanadzie w XX wieku by Maria Anna Jarochowska
reviewed by John M. Grondelski

Polish American Journal - Spring 08 Spring 2008, Volume 65, No.1

Ethnic Historical Associations at the Crossroads: An Introduction
by Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann and Suzanne M. Sinke, p. 7

Dutch American History in Several Settings: the AADAS and Other Visions
by Suzanne M. Sinke, p. 11

The American Italian Historical Association: A View From the Bridge
by Jerome Krase, p. 23

The Study of American Jewish History: in the Academy, in the Community
by Hasia R. Diner, p. 41

The Polish American Historical Association: Looking Back, Looking Forward
by Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann, p. 57

Polish American Historical Association Membership Survey, 2007
by Mary Patrice Erdmans, p. 77


Lightening and Ashes: The Poetry of John Guzlowski
by Thomas J. Napierkowski
, p. 85


Polish American Journal - Autumn 07 Autumn 2007, Volume 64, No.2
Introduction to Polish-American Poetry
by John Z. Guzlowski, p. 5

Phil Boiarski, p. 7

Linda Nemec Foster, p. 19

John Z. Guzlowski, p. 31

Leonard Kress, p. 53

Mark Pawlak, p. 67

Cecilia Woloch, p. 81

Magical Polonism: Souls and Spirits of the Ancestors
by Janusz Zalewski, p. 95


Magical Polonism: Souls and Spirits of the Ancestors
by Janusz Zalewski, p. 95

The Exile Mission. The Polish Political Diaspora and Polish Americans, 1939-1956 by Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann
reviewed by Pien Versteegh, p. 109


Polish American Journal - Spring 07 Spring 2007, Volume 64, No. 1


Images of Neighbors and Poles in Early 20th Century Polish American School Books
by Adam Walaszek, p. 5

The Information Policy of the Polish Government-in-Exile Toward the American Public During World War II
by Iwona Drag Korga, p. 27

Forgotten Ancestors: Nineteenth Century Antecedents of Modern Polonia
by James S. Pula, p. 47

A Profile of Polish Americans: Data From the 2000 U.S. Census
by Jason C. Booza, p. 63

Magical Polonism: Souls and Spirits of the Ancestors
by Janusz Zalewski, p. 75

Is Polish-Jewish Reconciliation in North America Inevitable?
An Incautious Consideration, by M. B. B. Biskupski, p. 79


Making Music in the Polish Tatras. Tourists, Ethnographers, and Mountain Musicians by Timothy J. Cooley
reviewed by Ann Hetzel Gunkel, p. 89

Haller's Polish Army in France, by Paul S. Valasek
reviewed by James S. Pula, p. 90

For More Than Bread: Community and Identity in American Polonia, 1880-1940, by William J. Galush
reviewed by Anna Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann, p. 91

Poles in Minnesota, by John Radzilowski
reviewed by William J. Galush, p. 93


Polish American Journal - Autumn 06 Autumn 2006, Volume 63, No. 2

In Praise of Work (to Be Done) - by Mary Patrice Erdmans, p. 5


The Unremembered Movement: Abstinence Among Polish Americans
by William Galush, p. 13

Wojciechowo: Polish Immigrants in St. Paul, Minnesota, 1875 to 1925
by John Radzilowski, p. 23

Teofil Starzynski's Activities to Recruit Polish Soldiers in Canada During the Second World War
by Szymon Szytniewski, p. 59

Haiman and Halecki in Light of the Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America Archives
by Thaddeus V. Gromada, p. 79


The Grasinski Girls. The Choices They Had and the Choices They Made by Mary Patrice Erdmans
reviewed by Anne Hetzel Gunkel, p. 93

Illuminating the Particular: Photographs of Milwaukee's South Side by Christel T. Maass, p. 95

Images of America: The Polish Community of Worcester by Barbara Proko, John Kraska, Jr., and Janice Baniukiewicz Stickles
reviewed by Anthony J. Kuzniewski, SJ, p. 95

Polish American Journal - Spring 06 Spring 2006, Volume 63, No. 1

The Impact of Mazowsze and Slask on Polish Folk Dancing in California
by Maja Trochimczyk, p. 5

Polish American Reaction to Civil Rights in Milwaukee, 1963-1965
by Stephen M. Leahy, p. 35

A Pastoral Plan for Polonia in the New Millennium
by Most Rev. Thomas J. Paprocki, p. 57

Miracle: American Polonia, Karol Wojtyła and the Election of Pope John Paul II
by John Radziłowski, p. 79


Polish-American Folklore by Deborah Anders Silverman
reviewed by Ann Hetzel Gunkel, p. 91

Hamtramck Haunts by Charlotte L. Cavanary
reviewed by John Radzilowski, p. 92

W imieniu szesciu milionow. Kongres Polonii Amerykankiej w latach 1944-1968 by Joanna Wojdon
reviewed by Anna Jaroszynska-Kirchmann, p. 93

Polish American Journal - Autumn 05 Autumn 2005, Volume 62, No. 2


The Poles, the Dutch and the Grand Rapids Furniture Strike of 1911
by Mary Patrice Erdmans, p. 5

Does Anyone Know My Name? A History of Polish American Literature
by Thomas J. Napierkowski, p. 23

Tomasz Siemiradzki: An Intellectual in Ethnic Politics
by Adam Walaszek, p. 47


Kosciuszko, We Are Here!: American Pilots of the Kosciuszko Squadron in Defense of Poland, 1919-1921 by Janusz Cisek
reviewed by M. B. Biskupski, p. 77

W kragu chicagowskiej Polonii: szkice o czasach minionych i ludziach, ktorych przewaznie juz nie ma by Wojciech Bialasiewicz
reviewed by Anna Jaroszynka-Kirchmann, p. 82

My Grandfather's Book: Generations of an American Family by Gary Gildner
reviewed by Harriet Napierkowski, p. 84

Bridgeport's Socialist New Deal, 1915-36 by Cecelia Bucki
reviewed by Donald Pienkos, p. 86

Arthur Szyk. Artist, Jew, Pole by Joseph P. Ansell
reviewed by James S. Pula, p. 88

For Your Freedom and Ours. Casimir Pulaski 1745-1779 by Antoni Lenkiewicz and Ted Kwiatkowski
reviewed by James S. Pula, p. 89

Polish American Journal - Spring 05 Spring 2005, Volume 62, No. 1
Equality of Right: Polish American Bishops in the American Hierarchy
by Daniel Buczek, p. 5

Of Polka, Pierogi and Ethnic Identity: Toward a Polish American Cultural Studies
by Ann Hetzel Gunkel, p. 29

Immigration Incarnate: Elderly Polish Immigrants and Ethnics Demonstrate the History of an Immigration and Its Effects on Social Class
by Celia Berdes and Adam A. Zych, p. 43

Glu/ck Auf: The Polish Labor Movement in the United States and Germany, 1890-1914
by Pien Versteegh, p. 53

American Attitudes on Two Attempts to Establish Democracy in Poland, 1947 and 1989
by Anna Mazurkewicz, p. 67

Report From America: The Polish Clergy on Polonia
edited by William J. Galush, p. 97


Encyklopedia polskiej emigracji i Polonii ed. by Kazimierz Dopierala
reviewed by Mark Kulikowski, p. 109

Fort Pulaski National Monument Administrative History by J. Faith Meader
reviewed by Thomas Duszak, p. 110

Count Casimir Pulaski: From Poland to America, a Hero's Fight for Liberty by AnnMarie Francis Kajencki
reviewed by Thomas Duszak, p. 110

Polacy i Polonia a swiece: katalog pracy dyplomowych w Archiwum Katolickiego Uniwersytetu Lubelskiego 1918-2000 by Ireneusz Korzeniowski
reviewed by Mark Kulikowski, p. 112

Polish American Journal - Autumn 04 Autumn 2004, Volume 61, No. 2
Polka Studies in the Scholarly Landscape
by Ann Hetzel Gunkel, p. 5

The Clarinet Polka: Life, Literature and Music
by Thomas J. Napierkowski, p. 9

Fathers, Daughters and the Polka: Accordian Crimes and Misdemeanors in Hoopi Shoopi Donna
by Harriett Napierkowski, p. 25

Immigrant Voices: Polka Lyrics as Ethnic Literature
by Ann Hetzel Gunkel, p. 35

Charlie Won’t Dance: Polka as Therapy
by Eugenia Pawlik Zeitlin, p. 55

Pushing Politics: Polka Music and Polonia
by David J. Jackson, p. 61

Sundays in Pulaski Park
edited by Suzanne Strempek Shea, p. 87

Horn Man: A Review Essay
by Mark Kohan

Polish American Journal - Spring 04 Spring 2004, Volume 61, No. 1

Why Does History Matter?, by His Excellency Przemyslaw Grudzinski, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland

The Kosciuszko Reds, 1909-1919: Kings of the Milwaukee Sandlots
by Neal Pease

Educating Polish Immigrants Chicago Style: 1980-2002
by Geraldine Balut Coleman

"A Branch Cut Off From Its Trunk?" The Affects of Immigration Restriction on American Polonia
by James S. Pula

A Bibliography on Polish Americans, 1996-2000
by Mark Kulikowski

Memories of a Recruiting Officer
by Fryderyk T. Janda

Autumn 2003, Volume 60, No.2


The Sacred in the City: Polonian Street Processions as Countercultural Practice, by Ann Hetzel Gunkel

Ethnic Appeals: The 1960 and 1968 Presidential Elections in Buffalo's Polish American Community, by Craig R. Bucki

Overseas Migration from Partitioned Poland: Poznania and Eastern Galicia as Case Studies, by Dorota Praszalowicz

Spring 2003, Volume 60, No. 1


The Future of Polonia's Past: An Introduction,
by Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann and Joel Wurl

The Connecticut Polish American Archives, Central Connecticut State University, by Ewa Wolynska

The Hoover Institution Collections on Poles in the United States, by Maciej Siekierski

The Polish Museum of America, by Jan Lorys

Preserving American Polonia: Perspectives from the Immigration
History Research Center, by Joel Wurl

From the Polish National Catholic Church: A Tale of Two Archives in One City, by Joseph W. Wieczerzak
The Polish Book Collection, Alumni Memorial Library, St. Mary's College, by Karen Majewski

The Archives, Libraries and Museums of Polonia at Orchard Lake, by Rev. Roman Nir

The Archives of the Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America, by Stanisaw Flis
A Brief History of the Mission and Collections of the Pisudski Institute of America for Research in the Modern History of Poland, by Pawel Pietrzyk

Sources for the History of American Polonia in the Collection
of the Archiwum Akt Nowych in Warsaw, by Edward Kolodziej

The Culture of Polish Emigration: The Archives of the Polish Emigration in Torun, by Mirosaw Adam Supruniuk
Polish Emigrant Periodicals in the Jan Jabonski Library of the Society of Christ in Poznan by Fr. Jarosaw Staszewski, SChr

The Archival Collections at the Center for the Documentation of
Polish Emigration at "Dom Polonii" in Pultusk, by Danuta Szopa

Spring 2002, Volume 59, No. 1


Recalling Stanislaus A. Blejwas and Rededicating Ourselves to the PAHA Mission, by Donald E. Pienkos


American Polonia and the School Strike in Wrzesnia, By Stanislaus A. Blejwas


Stanislaus A. Blejwas, 1941-2001, by James S. Pula

The Conscience of a Positivist, by John J. Kulczycki

Stanislaus A. Blejwas on American Polonia, by William J. Galush

The Intersection of History and Literature in the Scholarship of Stanislaus Blejwas, by Thomas J. Napierkowski

"Accept No Excuses; Face Harsh Facts": Stanislaus Blejwas and the Scholarly Reconstruction of the Relationship of Poles and Jews, by M. B. Biskupski

Katedra Wiedzy: The Founding of the Endowed Chair in Polish and Polish merican History at Central Connecticut State University, by Katherine A. Hermes

Spring 2001, Volume 58, No. 1


Negotiating Class and Ethnicity: The Polish-Language Press In Chicago, by Jon Bekken

Together and Apart: Lithuanian and Polish Immigrant Adult Literacy Programs in Chicago, 1890-1930, by Frederick J. Augustyn, Jr.

The Polish Post-World War II Diaspora: An Agent for a New Millenium, by Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann

Polish Ancestry and Multiethnic Identity: A Case Study of Students In Wisconsin and Illinois, by Jarosaw Rokicki

Spring 2000, Volume 57, No. 1


Polonia in the New Century: We Will Not Fade Away by Mary Patrice Erdmans

Alliance of Hearts: Leopold Lorentz and the Ideals of Polish Heritage, by Kathleen Urbanic

"In No Sense ... An Inquisition": Alexander Zaleski and the Bishops' Committee on Doctrine, 1966-1970, by Samuel J. Thomas

An Unacknowledged Consensus: Polish American Views About the Oder-Niesse Line During the Truman Administration, by Debra Allen

Autumn 1999, Volume 56, No. 2


City Societies and Commercial Clubs: Embourgoisment Among Second Generation Polish Americans, by William J. Galush

The Salvation of the Poles: Working Class Ethnicity and Americanizaton

Efforts During the Interwar Period in Toledo, Ohio, by Timothy G. Borden

The Federation of Polish Jews in America in Polish-Jewish Relations During the Interwar Years (1924-1939), by Andrzej Kapiszewski

Spring 1999, Volume 56, No. 1

Listen Not Only to Ourselves, by William J. Galush


Uneasy Observers: The OSS Foreign Nationalities Branch and Perceptions of Polish Nationalism in the United States During World War II, by Robert Szymczak

In Memoriam: Eugene Kusielewicz

Eugene F. Kusielewicz as a Leader of Polonia, by Stanislaus A. Blejwas

Eugene F. Kusielewicz as a Scholar and Defender of Poland, by John S. Micgiel

Wilson, Paderewski, and the Polish Question, 1914-1921: Eugene Kusielewicz's Historical Works, by M.B. Biskupski

A Bibliography of the Published Writings of Eugene Kusielewicz, by John A. Drobnicki

Autumn 1998, Volume 55, No. 2


Cold War Ethnic Politics: The Polish National Catholic Church, The Polish American Congress, and People's Poland: 1944-1952, by Stanislaus A. Blejwas

"What Mean Ye By These Stones?" Cleveland's Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish and the Construction of a Polish American Rhetoric, by Charles R. Kaczynski

Pennsylvania Polskoszcz: Polish Physical and Cultural Marks in Tioga County, by Christopher Dziedzic
The Image and Self-Image of Polish Americans, by John J. Bukowczyk

Spring 1998, Volume 55, No. 1


Equality of Right: Polish American Bishops in the American Hierarchy? by Daniel S. Buczek

The Republic of Poland and the Origins of the Polish American Congress
by Stanislaus A. Blejwas

Whither Immigration History? by William Galush

Immigration Since World War II: The Need for a New Paradigm, by Roger Daniels

Do We Still Need Immigration History? by Donna R. Gabaccia

Toward a Holistic View of American Immigrant Life, by Victor Greene

Whither Immigration History? A Comment, by John J. Bukowczyk