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This article was published in 1889.
155 articles were published that year.

This article has a primary subject code of "Settlement Houses and Community Centers" (II D 6).
256 articles share this primary code.

  • Zgoda -- November 20, 1889
    Polish Hall Named "Pulaski."

    Poles in Chicago, in the south central part of the city, always had the idea and ambition to construct a Polish hall in their section of the town. A few weeks ago they purchased four lots, on which there shall stand the Polish hall. Friday, the 15th of November, there was an unusual meeting, at which they chose nine directors. They are Mr. Napieralski, Smietanka, Blaszezynski, Drzymaly, Rosanski, Grzegorzewski, Fruzyn, Marcinkowski, and Maciejewski.

    They formed an organization under the name of Pulaski Hall Builders Organization. To this organization in that part of town various groups, organizations, likewise church, gymnastic organizations and the Polish Falcons No. 1, joined in. Good luck.

    Polish
    II D 6, IV