Polish Community of Syracuse, NY

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Polish Community of Syracuse, NY
ABC Bowling Tournament Syracuse 1958 Team from Syracuse Polish Home, team 1 - Image Source

Collection Facts

Dates of Original:
c. 1930 - 1958

Historical Context

The Syracuse Polish Home was founded in 1919 as a community center and cultural meeting place for Polish immigrants in Syracuse, New York. It has served first generation Polish immigrants to American citizens of Polish descent. Currently it also serves the greater Syracuse community by hosting events for a variety of cultural groups and societies.

Scope of Collection

The collection contains photographs, mostly from the mid-20th century, documenting people, community activities, and events of the Syracuse Polish Home. The activities and themes documented by this collection include: bowling, baseball, clambakes, dances, ethnic dress, and War Memorial dedications.