Part 02: Reasons for coming (Windows Media version) Creator
Thomas Lewandowski, 1939 - (prod., narr.) Institution
Oakland Community College Subject
Refugees -- Government policy -- Poland. Subject
Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905 -- Personal narratives, Polish. Subject
Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- Poland. Item Number
Extracts from oral histories of Hamtramck, MI in the Albert J. Zak Memorial Library (Hamtramck), Detroit Public Library (Burton Collection), Hamtramck Historical Collection, Library of Michigan, Macomb County Library, Oakland Community College Libraries. Type
Stephen A. Majewski, mayor (1926-28), attorney, school board trustee, justice of the peace (1922-26) and Peoples State Bank Board member and Mrs. Czeslawa Kopacki share how young Polish men came to the United States to escape military service in the armies of the enemies of a partitioned Poland.