81 years ago February 10, 1940…

81 years ago February 10, 1940, Soviet NKVD began the mass deportation of Poles who lived in the Eastern regions of Poland.

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Two pillars of the Polish American community

Two pillars of the Polish American community in Chicago celebrate their birthdays in February. Maria Lorys, Feb. 6 her 105th, Teodozja Musialowicz Feb. 10 her centennial of birth.

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275 Birthday of Tadeusz Kosciuszko

Tadeusz Kosciuszko celebrates his 275 birthday today. Here at PMA we are marking this great day for Poland and the world! Born Feb. 4, 1746 near Brzesc, in his 71 years

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Conservation of PMA Art Works Preserving the Past for the Future

“Conservation of PMA Art Works. Preserving the Past for the Future” we reveal secrets and challenges of the art restoration process.

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Two artists from the collection of the Polish Museum of America

Two artists from the collection of the Polish Museum of America - Henryk Grunwald and Wladyslaw Benda celebrate their birthdays today.

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Grób Mieczysława Haimana

71 anniversary of Mieczyslaw Haiman’s untimely death

On January 15 we mark the 71 anniversary of Mieczyslaw Haiman’s untimely death in 1949 at age 61. The Polish Museum of America was his brainchild.

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PMA celebrates its 84th Birthday

Ceremonially opened in 1937 at Polish Roman Catholic Union of America building HQ Milwaukee and Augusta.

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The Struggle of The Polish Theatre in Chicago to Survive

Part 2 of our video series on Polish Theater in Chicago is presented by Barbara Kozuchowska.

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Tadeusz Kosciuszko

Trailing Kościuszko in America | Ślady Kościuszki w Ameryce

The influx of Polish immigrants and exiles gives birth to a frenzy of statue building and dedicating in cities with large Polish populations. In total there are eight statues built from 1904 through 1927.

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Paderewski Room Part 2 – Tour Behind the Glass

On November 17, 19, and 21, 1891, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, in a series of three concerts at Carnegie Hall, in New York, began his musical adventure in America, resulting in the Master’s 20 concert tours across the United States.

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