PAS Journal


Polish American Studies is the Polish American Historical Association's interdisciplinary double-blind refereed scholarly journal (ISSN 0032-2806; eISSN 2330-0833), which 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 IndexBibliographic Index; Current Abstracts; Historical Abstracts; MLA International Bibliography; PIO - Periodical Index Online; PubMed; TOC Premier and EBSCO. 

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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 groups. 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. 


Manuscripts or inquiries should be submitted in Microsoft Word via e-mail attachment to the Editor, Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann, at or  Manuscripts should be no longer than 8,000 to 10,000 words plus notes, tables, etc. They should include an abstract of about 200 words, and a brief author’s biographical information, their affiliation, and email address. It is the author’s responsibility to obtain all copyright permissions for illustrations and images. Editors will not review works previously published in any form or ghost-written. Authors should follow The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition. Contributors whose first language is not English should have their work reviewed for clarity and style prior to submission.

Dr. Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann
Editor, Polish American Studies
Eastern Connecticut State University,
Department of History, Webb Hall 333
83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226


Books for review should be sent to Mary Patrice Erdmans (English language) or Joanna Wojdon (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                                       
Joanna Wojdon
Book Review Editor for Poland
Polish American Studies
University of Wroclaw
Faculty of History
Szewska 49, 50-139
Wrocław, Poland

  • Editor: Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann, Eastern Connecticut State University, or 
  • Book Review Editor: Mary Patrice Erdmans, Case Western Reserve University, or 
  • Book Review Editor for Poland: Joanna Wojdon, University of Wroclaw, Poland,  
  • M. B. Biskupski, Central Connecticut State University
  • Tobias Brinkmann, Pennsylvania State University
  • John J. Bukowczyk, Wayne State University
  • Silvia Dapia, John Jay College, CUNY
  • William J. Galush, Loyola University Chicago
  • Ann Hetzel Gunkel, Columbia College Chicago
  • Grażyna Kozaczka, Cazenovia College
  • Karen Majewski, University of Michigan
  • Anna Mazurkiewicz, University of Gdansk, Poland
  • 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 Radziłowski, University of Alaska - Southeast
  • Francis D. Raška, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Suzanne R. Sinke, Florida State University
  • Dariusz Stola, Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland
  • Adam Walaszek, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland


Polish American Studies, Vol. 75, No. 2 (Fall 2018):

IN MEMORIAM Mark Kulikowski (James S. Pula)

EDITORIAL NOTE by Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann


  • Broken and Broke: Financial Loss and Fragmentation in A. Walton White Evans’s Memoir of Thaddeus Kosciuszko. By Jill Walker Gonzalez 
  • George Wallace and the Myth of the White Ethnic Backlash in Milwaukee, 1958-1964. By Stephen M. Leahy
  • A Portrait of the Intelligence Officers of the Polish People’s Republic in the United States. By Joanna Wojdon
  • Multigenerational Migration Chains of Families from the Village of Babica – An Attempt to Create a Typology. By Joanna Kulpińska


  • Urszula Chowaniec, Melancholic Migrating Bodies in Contemporary Polish Women’s Writing (Mary Patrice Erdmans)
  • G. W. Stephen Brodsky, Joseph Conrad’s Polish Soul: Realms of Memory and Self (Grażyna Maria Teresa Branny)
  • Jarosław Kłaczkow, The Polish Protestant Emigration in Western Europe, America, and Australia in the 19th and 20th Centuries (John M. Grondelski)
  • Jan Krawiec, Od Bachórca do Chicago: Wspomnienia (Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann)
  • Lucyna Aleksandrowicz-Pedich, Memory and Neighborhood: Poles and Poland in Jewish American Fiction after World War Two (Thomas J. Napierkowski)
  • “Polish Past in Chicago 1851-1941/Dawne polskie Chicago 1850-1941: Exhibition Drawn from Photographic Archives of The Polish Museum of America” (Ann Hetzel Gunkel)
  • Jan Wiktor Sienkiewicz, Artyści Andersa. Continuità e Novità (Maja Trochimczyk)
  • Beata Dorosz, ed.  Od New Orleans do Mississauga. Polscy Pisarze w Stanach Zjednoczonych i Kanadzie po II Wojnie Światowej (Najnowsze Badania) (Grażyna Kozaczka)

Polish American Studies,
Vol. 75, No. 1 (Spring 2018):

EDITORIAL NOTE by Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann 


  • Polish Participation in the Anti-Slavery Crusade, by James S. Pula

  • A Winter’s Tale on the Chesapeake: The Hardships Endured by Polish Oyster Dredgers before the First World War, by Thomas L. Hollowak

  • Polish Souls in North America for Christ: Polish Baptist Churches in Rochester, New York, and Wilmington, Delaware, by Kathleen Urbanic and Thomas Duszak


  • Anna Rudek-Śmiechowska, Władysław Teodor Benda. Życie i twórczość polsko-amerykańskiego ilustratora i twórcy masek [Władysław Teodor Benda. Life and works of a Polish-American illustrator and mask creator] (Maja Dziedzic)

  • Polonaises aux champs. Lettres de femmesimmigréesdans les campagnes françaises (1930-1935), ed. by Sylvie Aprive, Maryla Laurent, Janine Ponty [Polish women on the fields. Letters of immigrant women from the French countryside (1930-1935)] (Anna Łysiak-Łątkowska)

  • Rachel Feldhay Brenner, The Ethics of Witnessing: The Holocaust in Polish Writers’ Diaries from Warsaw, 1939—1945 (Barbara Rylko-Bauer)

  • Joshua C. Blank, Creating Kashubia. History, Memory, and Identity in Canada’s First Polish Community (Aleksandra Kurowska-Susdorf)

  • Tara Zahra, The Great Departure: Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the Free World (Radosław Misiarz)

  • Czesław Karkowski, Na Emigracji (Grażyna J. Kozaczka)

  • Marek Liszka, Życie kulturalne Polonii orawskiej w Chicago [Cultural Life of Orawa Polonia in Chicago] (Thaddeus V. Gromada)

  • Polish American Studies, Vol. 74, No. 2 (Autumn 2017):

    • In-Between Ethnics: Personal Biography and Polish-American Identity, by John J. Bukowczyk
    • A Personal Reflection on White Ethnic Sociology, by Jerome Krase
    • Out from the Inside: The Role of Identity and Research, by John Radzilowski
    • Français or Polski?, by James S. Pula
    • “Hmm, You Don’t Look Polish!”, by Barbara M. Posadas
    • Poland on My Mind and Polish in My Belly, by Mary Patrice Erdmans
    • Julian Tuwim in France, Portugal, and Brazil, 1940-194, by Rui Afonso and Fábio Koifman
    • Kashubian Pustô Noc in America: Comparative Perspective of Death Rites, Poland and Canada, by Aleksandra Kurowska-Susdorf
    • Guide to the Polish Veterans of World War II Records, by Bartosz Nowożycki


    Polish American Studies, Vol. 74, No. 1 (Spring 2017):

    • Mighty Son of Poland: Stanislaus Zbyszko, Polish Americans, and Sport in the 20th Century, by Neal Pease

    • “Memories of Greatness”: American Polonia and the Rituals of National Commemorations before World War I, by Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann

    • Listening to Their Stories: Polish Deportations at the Port of Baltimore, Locus Point, Maryland, 1882-1914, by Thomas L. Hollowak
    • Sharing the Polish Experience: The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Polish Studies Committee, by Donald Pienkos

    Polish American Studies Vol. 73, No. 2 (Autumn 2016):

    • Bringing the Notion of “Ethclass” to Life: Victor Greene’s Contributions to the History of American Industrial Workers, by Ewa Morawska
    • Victor Greene, the Immigration and Ethnic History Society, and Urban Studies, by Ronald Bayor
    • Victor Greene: Colleague, Friend, and Mensch, by Dominic A. Pacyga
    • Victor Greene, the Polish Immigrant Miner, and the Origins of the New Labor History, by James R. Barrett
    • Remembering Victor Greene, by James S. Pula
    • Victor Greene as Immigration Historian: Themes and Contexts, by Dorothee Schneider
    • Were There Really Poles in New-Netherland? by James S. Pula and Pien Versteegh
    • Crossing the Boundaries of Modernity: The Post-Abolition Journey of Polish Peasants to the United States, by Marta Cieślak
    • Nationally and Religiously: Commemorations in the Life of the Polish Diaspora in Sweden, 1945-1989, by Arnold Kłonczyński

    Polish American Studies Vol. 73, No. 1 (Spring 2016):


    • James S. Pula: Bibliography of Works, by Thomas Duszak
    • Introducing the Polish Experience into American History, by James S. Pula
    • “So They Will Know their Heritage:” Reflections on Research post Polish Americans, by Mary Patrice Erdmans
    • Has the “Salt Water Curtain” Been Raised Up? Globalizing Historiography of Polish America, by Adam Walaszek
    • Writing Poland and America: Polish American Fiction in the Twenty First Century, by Grażyna J. Kozaczka
    • Polonia’s Ambassador to the United States:  The Mystery of Jerzy Jan Sosnowski, 1917-1918, by M. B. B. Biskupski


    Polish American Studies, Vol. 72, no. 2 (Autumn 2015) 

    • The Polish Political System in Exile, by Sławomir Łukasiewicz
    • Exiles and the Homeland: The State of Research, by Paweł Ziętara
    • Polish Political Emigration in the 1980s: Current Research, Perspectives and Challenges, by Patryk Pleskot
    • Political Emigration from East Central Europe During the Cold War, by Anna Mazurkiewicz
    • Perspectives on Research on the Post-1939 History of Polish Americans, by Joanna Wojdon


    Polish American Studies, Vol. 72, no 1 (Spring 2015)

    • Troubles with “Mela”: A Polish American Reporter, the Secret Services of People’s Poland, and the FBI – by Paweł Ziętara
    • Cold War Airwaves: The Polish American Congress and the Justice for Poland Campaign – by Robert Szymczak
    • Leaving Kożuchów, a Village in Dobrzechów Parish, Galicia – by Patricia B. Yocum
    • The Khaki Boys Series: Images of Polish Americans, 1918-1920 – by Thomas J. Napierkowski

    Autumn 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

    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)

    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)

    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 

    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

    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 

    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

    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 

    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 

    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 

    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 

    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 

    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 

    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


    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


    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


        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

       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

       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

    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 

    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 

    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 


    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

    Autumn 2001, Volume 58, No. 2


    "Not as a Gift of Charity": Ernestine Potowska Rose and the Married Woman's Property Laws (pp. 33-73) by James S. Pula;

    Tensions in Bi-Ethnic Parishes: Poles and Lithuanians in New England (pp. 75-82)
    William L. Wolkovich-Valkavičius;

    Typologies of Polish American Parishes: Changing Pastoral Structures and Methods (pp. 83-94) by Leonard F. Chrobot;

    A Story Found on Laurel Hill (pp. 95-105) by Tadeusz Walendowski


    Something of My Very Own to Say: American Women Writers of Polish Descent by Thomas S. Gladsky, Rita Holmes Gladsky (pp. 107-108) - Review by: Patricia A. Gajda;

    Chicago's Southeast Side by Rod Sellers, Dominic A. Pacyga (pp. 109-110) - Review by: Thomas J. Napierkowski;
    Revenants by Mark Nowak (pp. 110-111) - Review by: John Z. Guzlowski, :

    Zbiory i prace dotyczące emigracji i Polonii w Bibliotece Uniwerzyteckiej oraz Książnicy Miejskiej w Toruniu: Informator (Collections and Works concerning Emigration and Polonia in the University Library and Public Library in Toruń: A Directory) (pp. 111-112) - Review by: Mark Kulikowski

    Autumn 2001, Volume 58, No. 2
    Stanislaus A. Blejwas: 1941-2001 by M. B. Biskupski


    • Something of My Very Own to Say: American Women Writers of Polish Descent by Thomas S. Gladsky, Rita Holmes Gladsky (pp. 107-108) - Review by: Patricia A. Gajda;

    • Chicago's Southeast Side by Rod Sellers, Dominic A. Pacyga (pp. 109-110) - Review by: Thomas J. Napierkowski;

    • Revenants by Mark Nowak (pp. 110-111) - Review by: John Z. Guzlowski, :

    • Zbiory i prace dotyczące emigracji i Polonii w Bibliotece Uniwerzyteckiej oraz Książnicy Miejskiej w Toruniu: Informator (Collections and Works concerning Emigration and Polonia in the University Library and Public Library in Toruń: A Directory) (pp. 111-112) - Review by: Mark Kulikowski


    Polish American Studies, Spring 2001, Volume 57, No. 1

    Beyond Sentiment (pp. 5-11) by Thomas S. Gladsky  


                       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

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