2010 PMA a Treasure Chest of Polonia's History Loyola University


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2010 PMA a Treasure Chest of Polonia's History Loyola University

  1. 2. Sabina Phillis Logisz (1916-2010)
  2. 3. 984 North Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 606 4 2 www. polishmuseumofamerica .org E-mail pma@ polishmuseumofamerica .org Telephone: 1-773-384-3352 Fax: 1-773-384-3799 Hours of Operation: Museum: 11:00-4:00 everyday except Thursday and Polish and United States national holidays Library: Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 10:00-4:00 Wednesday 1:00-7:00 closed Thursday and Sunday Fees: adults $7 seniors and students $5 children $4 The Polish Museum o f America
  3. 4. PMA and PRCUA building, photo credit Julita Siegel
  4. 5. Mieczyslaw Haiman
  5. 6. Pulaski Day celebration , State Holiday, First Monday of March
  6. 7. An evening with M. Lasota 2006 (J. Pasternak)
  7. 8. <ul><li>Concerts, galas, gatherings </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Camera obscura exhibition </li></ul><ul><li>Wojtek Gil - 2010 </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Bogdan Zdrojewski, Maciej P ł a ż y ń ski , Krystyna Bochenek, </li></ul><ul><li>Mariusz Handzlik </li></ul>
  10. 11. Souvenir pocket watch belonging to Paderewski
  11. 12. Golden pen of Paderewski with which he signed the Treaty of Versailles
  12. 13. Paderewski Room
  13. 15. Archives open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10:00-4:00 closed Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
  14. 16. E. Targonska and H. Misterka during archival research
  15. 17. A letter by king Jan Kazimierz
  16. 18. A letter by Maria Kazimier, wife of king Jan III Sobieski 1674-1696
  17. 19. Polish Americans <ul><li>Holidays </li></ul><ul><li>Work </li></ul>
  18. 20. Library open Monday,Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 10:00-4:00, Wednesday 1:00-7:00, closed Thursday and Sunday
  19. 21. Feather Ex Libris created by J. Siegel
  20. 22. Library after 1935 but before 1949. Edmund L. Kowalczyk, Mieczyslaw Haiman and Sabina Logisz
  21. 23. Mieczyslaw Haiman, Alphonse S. Wolanin and Sabina Logisz
  22. 24. PMA staff assisting during the archiving of the collection belonging to Mr. and Ms. Karpowicz, 2006
  23. 25. Rare books from the library collection (A. Slota)
  24. 26. <ul><li>Manoeuvres of Horse Artillery by Thaddeus Kościuszko. </li></ul><ul><li>Published in New York, in 1808. This was the first book on the subject of horse-artillery drills printed in the United States. </li></ul>
  25. 27. Polonica in English and Polonica Americana
  26. 29. Example of a recording from the music collection
  27. 30. <ul><li>Padereviana Music Collection </li></ul><ul><li>P 921 P123 </li></ul>
  28. 31. PMA Library today (F . Wasilewski)
  29. 32. Book sale 2004 (J. Lorys)
  30. 33. Library lesson (E. Targonska)
  31. 35. Quarterly (The PMA Newsletter)
  32. 36. The Polish Museum of America. History and Collections. Guide. Warsaw 2003
  33. 38. Publication for the library anniversary, 2005
  34. 42. Teresa Kaczorowska, PhD <ul><li>- a journalist, writer, poetess, and co-worker of Pultusk Academy of Humanities. </li></ul>
  35. 43. <ul><li>H alina Misterka – PMA Archivist </li></ul><ul><li>completed her education in Poland . Since 2000 Mrs. Misterka is the Archivist at the Museum, organizing and overseeing the vast and varied collection of documents and valuable papers. </li></ul>
  36. 44. <ul><li>Geraldine Balut Coleman, PhD </li></ul><ul><li>Geraldine Balut Coleman received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Detroit and her doctorate from Loyola University Chicago. She has been a high school mathematics teacher for over 34 years, of which 28 years have teaching at Loyola Academy, a Jesuit College Preparatory High School, located in Wilmette, Illinois. </li></ul><ul><li>  Dr. Coleman is a member of the Board of Directors of the Polish Museum of America (PMA) and the Women’s Board of the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation. Additionally, she is an editor and a reporter for the POLISH AMERICAN JOURNAL, a long-established national monthly newspaper. </li></ul><ul><li>  She is actively involved with the Legion of Young Polish Women and the Polish Women’s Alliance of America (PWAA). She is also a member of the Polish American Historical Association (PAHA), the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America (PIASA), and the American Culture Association. </li></ul><ul><li>  She has given professional presentations throughout North America on subjects ranging from Polish Language Schools, the education of the Polish-born and the Polish American student, and the growth of contemporary Polish folk dancing. Dr. Coleman worked extensively on establishing student exchange programs between Jesuit high schools in the Chicago area and Poland. She received the coveted outstanding educator award for “building bridges between cultures and people” from the Piotr Skarga, SJ, High School of Nowy Sącz, Poland, as well as the “Educator of the Year” award from Northeastern Illinois University. She successfully chaired the renovation of the Paderewski Room at The Polish Museum of America. </li></ul>
  37. 46. Become a member of the museum and help us saveguard Polish history and culture in America! 984 North Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 606 4 2 We warmly welcome you to our museum!
  38. 47. Presentation created by Małgorzata Kot Aleksander Slota Monika Nowak 20 10