May 18 marks the 79th anniversary of the 1944 Battle of Monte Cassino in which Polish forces, under the command of Gen. Władysław Anders played a prominent role. The Polish 2 Corps broke the German defensive lines and opened the road for the Allies to liberate Rome from German occupation.
Mieczysław Haiman, the first curator of the Polish Museum of America and a prominent figure in Polish-American history.
Nia Oke-Famakinde is completing her Arts Internship at the Polish Museum of America, cataloging artifacts and artworks to expand the museum's database. She also handles acquisition duties, conducts research, and assists with organizing events and exhibitions.
Dr. Hanna Krajewska, Director of the Archives of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, visited the Polish Museum in America twice during her stay in Chicago.
Academy of Polish Language and Culture (Akademia Języka Polskiego i Kultury im. Marszałka J. Piłsudskiego) and Nicholaus Copernicus Polish School (Polska Szkoła Mikołaja Kopernika) – thank you for your interest in Polish history, culture, and language.