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Polish-American Museum in Port Washington, NY

Address:
Polish American Museum
16 Belleview Avenue
Port Washington, New York 11050
Phones: (516) 883-6542; (516) 767-1936

Founded in 1977

Archival holdings: Records related to the history of Poland and Polish American community. The most important of them is Henry Archacki Archive, a collection of the Polish-American journalist and artist (ca. 1900-1990). The materials concerning Polish and Polish-American history and culture, include letters, photographs, clippings, historical writings and notes, newsletters, directories, certificates, audio and video tapes. Also materials about many Polish-American organizations - the Polish National Alliance, the Polish National Union of America, and the Polish Falcons of America, information on Polish press published in the United States. Research materials on Polish Americans participation in the American Civil War. Correspondence with many Polish-American writers, painters, sculptors, photographers, historians, and military officers. Old maps collection. Quantity: ca. 50 cubic ft.

Other holdings: Collection includes museum holdings - artifacts, paintings, displays and exhibits illustrating the important achievements of people of Polish heritage, as well as a Polish ethnic library.

If you want more information please contact the Polish American Museum.