Poles In Cleveland

Research History Poles In Cleveland


Poles in Cleveland: A Select Annotated Bibliography

Frank B. Roman


ANDRICA, THEODORE. "Pioneer Polish Resident Altar Boy in First Church."
Cleveland Press, March 6, 1934.
John C. Koniarski.
-----. ''Alliance of Poles in America maintains spacious natl. headquarters in city." Ibid., Jan. 3, 1935.
-----. "8,000 members of the Alliance of Poles within city are organized in 66 Lodges." Ibid., Feb. 1, 1935.
-----. "Alliance of Poles in America operates in states of Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania." Ibid., Feb. 2, 1935.
-----. "Assn. of Polish Women grows to membership of 9,000 in 22 years." Ibid., Feb. 4, 1935.
-----. "Falcons stand among leaders in Polish organization activity in Cleveland." Ibid., Feb. 11, 1935.
History of Polish Falcons.
-----. "Polish Roman Catholic Union of America, formed in 1873, has 155,000 members." Ibid., March 19, 1935.
-----. "Polish Societies here preserve nation's classical, folk songs." Ibid., April 18, 1935.
Polish Singers' Alliance.
-----. "Ohio Circle of Polish Singers' choruses planning programs." Ibid., April 19, 1935.
-----. "Polish Roman Catholic Union with 4,000 members unites many Slav groups." Ibid., April 23, 1935.
-----. "Polish Societies unite to form one of largest fraternal bodies." Ibid., May 13, 1935.
Polish Natl. Alliance.
-----. "Round the world in Cleveland." Ibid., April 20, 1937.
Polish Natl. Alliance.
-----. "Surveys place of immigrant sons in American life." Ibid., April 18, 1939.
Second generation Poles.
-----. "City's Polish population plays major role in community war activities for victory." Ibid., Aug. 11, 1942.
Poles in W. W. II.
-----. "Polish organizations here make heavy bond investments to back war effort. " Ibid., Aug. 12, 1942.
Purchase of U. S. War Bonds.
-----. "Cleveland Poles keep up untiring efforts to aid the U. S. and United Nations cause." Ibid., Aug. 13, 1942.
-----. All Nationalities Directory, 1955. Cleveland: Jas Publishing Co., 1955. 96 p.
Poles, pp. 6, 7, 51-63.


BURTON, MARY J. "Polish Christening in American Style." Plain Dealer, Nov. 11, 1929.
Polish American folklore.


ST. CASIMIR PARISH. Pamiętnik złotego jubileuszu par. św. Kazimierza w Cleveland, Ohio, 1892-1942. Cleveland: Privately printed, 1942. 94 p.
St. Casimir parish golden jubilee.


CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, The. "Culture and good will urged by Polish paper in Cleveland. " The Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 10, 1931.
Polish press.


CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER. "Abie's Irish Rose wilts in Polish." Cl. Plain Dealer, April 21, 1928.
A. L. Waldo's translation and difficulties with law.
-----. "City Poles to mark republic." Ibid., Nov. 5, 1928. 
Prof. R. Dyboski in Cleveland.
-----. "City to recount deeds of Pulaski." Ibid., Oct. 4, 1929.
 Pulaski sesquicentennial.
-----. "5,000 parade in tribute to Count Pulaski." Ibid., Oct. 6, 1929. 
-----. "5,000 in parade for Polish Sea." Ibid., Aug. 14, 1933.
-----. "Poles in program at Art Museum." Ibid., Nov. 11, 1933. 
First Poles in U. S.
-----. "Dedicate cannon honoring Pulaski." Ibid., May 4, 1937.
-----. "Polish Women's 50th year marked." Ibid., June 7, 1948.
-----. "Blesses Building of Polish Society." Ibid., Dec. 24, 1951. 
Amr. Assn. of Polish Women.
-----. "Polish group to dedicate new home." Ibid., Jan. 25, 1952. 
Amr. Assn. of Polish Women.
-----. "Polish group honors Matia." Ibid., Feb. 27, 1952. 
Judge Matia.
-----. "Bricker hits U. S. regimes power at Pulaski dinner." Ibid., Oct. 13, 1952.
Gen. Pulaski and present politics.
-----. "Polonaise show to cite 6 artists." Ibid., March 15, 1953. 
Polish American art exhibit.
-----. "Songs of freedom cheer Polish society on jubilee." Ibid., Nov. 3, 1953. Harmonica-Chopin Singing Society golden jubilee. 

CLEVELAND NEWS. "Lay plans for monument to Polish patriot." Cl. Press, Oct. 7, 1929.
Pulaski monument.
-----. "24 young women here studying for tasks they hope to have in Polish rehabilitation." Ibid., March 6, 1945.
-----. "Polish widow arrives to place 20 orphans girls in homes here." Ibid., May 17, 1947.
Polish orphans from India.

CLEVELAND PRESS. "Oldest Polish pioneer tells of fleeing to U. S. to evade war." Cl. Press, Feb. 27, 1934.
Matthew Dluzynski, a brief biography.
-----. "2 Polish groups to hold joint convention here." Ibid., July 25, 1950.
Polish Medical Assn. and Natl. Adv. Society.
-----. "A Silversmith". Ibid., Nov. 10, 1951. 
Alexander Budzinsky-a jewelry craftsman.

CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY. Katalog dzieł polskich, 1912. 
Polish books in Cl. Pub. library, 1912.
-----. "Polish titles added to collection at Broadway bra[n]ch, 1949-1950." Cleveland: Public library, 1950. (mimeographed). 4 p.

COULTER, CHARLES W. The Poles of Cleveland. Cleveland: Cleveland Americanization Committee, (1919). 42 p.
A good history.


CZYZAK, JAN. Kronika Par. Narodowej Najsłodszego Serca Jezusowego w Cleveland, Ohio-1 lipca do 31 gr. 1928. Cleveland: Betley printing co., 1928. 24 Sacred Heart Polish National parish, July-Des., 1928, a history.


DU LAWRENCE, HENRY J. "Cleveland Poles in Politics." The Polish American Review, 1:5-7, 22, 39-40 (March-June, 1935).


DYBOWSKI, Z. B. "Historical sketch of the Polish people." Annals of Cleveland, Cleveland Foreign Language Newspaper Digest, 4:317 (Jan. 1937). 

DZICZKOWSKI, LEONARD H. "Polish American commerce in Cleveland." The Polish American Review, 1:13-14 (March-April, 1935).


FORDYCE, WELLINGTON G. "Immigrant colonies in Cleveland." Ohio Archaeol. and Hist. Quart, 45:320-340 (Oct., 1936).
Poles and others in 19th century.
-----. "Nationality groups in Cleveland politics. " Ibid., 46:109-127 (1937). 1870 to 1937.
-----. "Immigrant institutions in Cleveland." Ibid., 47:87-103 (1938). Religious and social institutions of Poles and others.
-----. "Attempts to preserve national cultures in Cleveland." Ibid., 49:128-149 (1940).

GALLAGHER, DAN W. "The Poles in Cleveland-the first arrivals." Cleveland News, Dec. 16, 1927.
Early history and census.
-----. "The Poles in Cleveland---early Polish settlements and their leaders." Ibid., Dec. 17, 1927.
-----. "The Poles in Cleveland." Ibid., Dec. 19, 1927.
 First Polish church.
-----. "The Poles in Cleveland." Ibid., Dec. 20, 1927. 
Professional and business men.
-----. "The Poles in Cleveland." Ibid., Dec. 21, 1927. 
Judge J. Sawicki, a biography.
-----. "The Poles in Cleveland." Ibid., Dec. 23, 24, 1927. 
Theodore Dluzynski, early pioneer.


GREEN, DAVID E. The City and Its People. Cleveland: The Federated Churches of Cleveland, 1917. 30 p.
-----. The Invasion of Cleveland by Europeans. Cleveland: The Mission Study Committee, 1906. 16 p.

GREEN, HOWARD WHIPPLE. "Persons born in Poland." A Sheet-A-Week, XI, No. 14:1-2 (Dec. 23, 1943).
Statistical report of Polish population from 1920 to 1940.
-----. "Persons born in Poland." Ibid., XX, No. 6:1-2 (Oct. 16, 1952).
Poles in Cleveland from 1920 to 1950.


HARDULAK, SIGMUND A. The Poles of Cleveland. Unpublished Ph. B. thesis, John Carroll University, 1938. 31 p.


ST. HYACINTH'S PARISH. Pamiętnik srebrnego jubileuszu par. św. Jacka w Cleveland, Ohio, 1908-1988. Cleveland: Privately printed, 1933. 74 p.
St. Hyacinth parish golden jubilee.


IMM. HEART OF THE B. V. M. PARISH. Parish Archives Baptismal Register, 1894-1950. Cleveland: Unpublished parish record, Imm. Heart of B. V. M. Church.


ST. JOHN CANTIUS PARISH. Złoty Jubileusz par. św. Jana Kantego, 1899-1949. Cleveland: Privately printed, 1950. 54 p.
St. John Cantius Parish golden jubilee book.


KELLY, GRACE V. "Poles in program at Art Museum." Cl. Plain Dealer, Nov. 11, 1933.
Pioneer Poles in U. S.


LEACACAS, JOHN P. "Patriot honored by Polish groups." Cl. Pl. Dealer, Nov. 15, 1937.
Prof. Thomas Siemiradzki.


LOVELAND, ROE A. "Thriftiness is cherished virtue in 'Little Warsaw'" . Cl. Pl. Dealer, March 19, 1927.
Little Warsaw of Cleveland.


MASTNY, SR. MARY JEANNE. Trends in adolescent social attitudes -A study of 600 Cleveland boys and girls of various nationalities showing similarities in attitudes toward accepted standards of human behavior. Unpublished M. A. thesis, Western Reserve University, 1943. 144 p.
Poles on pp. 3, 5, 6, 22, 23, 24, 41, 52, 55, 65, 78, 88, 105, 117, 122, 123, 133, 136.


MIHAL, JOHN. "The Poles." Cleveland News, Jan. 11, 1935. 
History of St. Stanislaus and early pioneers.
-----. "Tired of City's Throb? Take a trip and try charms of Warszawa." Ibid., March 20, 1937.
Warsaw of Cleveland.
-----. "2,000 Polish families dwell in city's Poznan." Ibid., April 3, 1940.
Poznan of Cleveland.
-----. "Polish community major has served since '14." Ibid, June 25, 1940. Częstochowa area.
-----. "Old Polish customs still light E. 33rd Sup. Area." Ibid., Oct. 26, 1940. History of "Josaphatville" of Cleveland.
-----. "A bow to Warszawa---Cleveland's most Polish area." Ibid., Nov. 23, 1940.
-----. "Polish community nestles in 'forgotten' corner of city." Ibid., Jan. 11, 1941.
Harvard-Denison Bridge area Poles of Cleveland.
-----. "Visit Hyacinthville, snug home of city's Polish Americans." Ibid., St. Hyacinth parish and vicinity.
-----. "Polish settlement known as Orchard in early days." Ibid., July 5, 1941.
Cracow district of Cleveland.


MILLER, HERBERT ADOLPHUS. The School and the Immigrant. Cleveland: The Survey Committee of the Cleveland Foundation, 1916. 102. p.


MOLEK, ALBINA. "City's 'Little Warsaw', busy and devout, proudly cherishes its European heritage." Cl. News, Aug. 20, 1949.
-----. "Polish women build own headquarters." Ibid., Oct. 3, 1950. Assn. of Polish Women of America.


NOWAK, W. J. Survey and Maps of Polish Cleveland. Cleveland: Monitor Polish Daily (1930). 2 maps. 11 p.
Population and business directory.


OHIO STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HIST. SOCIETY. The Peoples of Cleveland. Columbus: Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society, 1942. 253 p.


POLACY ZAGRANICA. "Uchwały zjazdu kupiectwa w Cleveland." Polacy Zagranica, VII, No. 7:11-15 (July 1936).
Polish American business in Cleveland.


POGORZELSKA, SR. MARY ASSUMPTA, SSJ. A historical study of religion and education as underlying influences in the localization of the Poles in Cleveland up to 1915. Unpublished M. A. thesis, St. John College, 1951. 110 p. Contents: "Brief history of Polish American immigration", pp. 6-20. "Polish settlers in Cleveland prior to 1880" pp. 28-34. "Growth and development of Roman Catholic parishes", pp. 44-71. "The Polish National Church", pp. 107-110. "Bibliography", pp. 94-106.


POLISH AMERICAN REVIEW, The. "The Polish Welfare Association in Cleveland." The Polish American Review, 1, No. 5:21 (May, 1935). 


PRECH, ELEANOR. "Poles keep folkways." Cl. Press, March 16, 1940.
Polish folkways in Cleveland.


ROSE, WILLIAM GANSON. Cleveland-The Making of a City. Cleveland: The World Publishing Co., 1950. 1277 p.
Poles, pp. 744, 866, 1031, 1041. Polish communities, pp. 427, 467, 520, 646, 1076, 1084. Polish cultural garden, p. 919. Population population, pp. 215, 361, 427, 783, 873, 966.


SACRED HEART PARISH. Księga wspomnień par. Najslodszego Serca Jezusa, 1891-1941. (Book of memoirs-Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish). Cleveland: Privately printed, 1941. 150 p.
Parish history, pp. 82-91.


ST. STANISLAUS PARISH. Pamiętnik z okazji 70-cia istnicnia par. św. Stanisława B. i M. w Cleveland, Ohio, 1874-1944. (70th anniversary of St. Stanislaus B. M. Parish, Cleveland). Cleveland: Privately printed, 1944. 48 p.


UNION OF POLES. Zloty jubileusz Zjednoczenia Polaków w Ameryce pod opieką M. Boskiej w Cleveland, Ohio, 1894-1944. (Golden jubilee Union of Poles in Cleveland). Cleveland: Privately printed, 1944. 70 p.


W. P. A. Parishes of the Catholic Church, Diocese of Cleveland, History and Records. Ohio Historical Records Survey of the Works Projects Administration. Cleveland: Cadillas Press, 1942. 447 p.


This article is reprinted from Polish American Studies, Vol. XII. No. 3-4, July-December 1955, with permission from the Polish-American Historical Association.