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The Chene Street story

Helen Kraft 1910- J. William Gorski (James William), 1929-; Arthur A Wagner; Magdalene Wagner; Irene Richmond

2015

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM Michigan Core Collection  (F 574 .D49 K724 2015 )()

  • Title:
    The Chene Street story
  • Author: Helen Kraft 1910-
  • J. William Gorski (James William), 1929-; Arthur A Wagner; Magdalene Wagner; Irene Richmond
  • Description: In the beginning: The first Polish settlers in Detroit in 1850 ; More Polish immigrants arrive ; Commerce expands ; The Polish community and the Church expand ; Saint Albertus Parish 1872 ; From pioneers to entrepreneurs ; Saint Casmir Parish 1882 ; The Polish Seminary ; More entrepreneurs --
    A peek at the past: Saint Elizabeth Parish 1885 ; Sercowo neighborhood business ; Sweetest Heart of Mary Parish 1890 ; Sercowo neighborhood businesses ; Charles Nowak and Northeastern High School ; More businesses prosper ; Saint Josaphat Parish 1889 ; Photo studios and more ; Photo studios expand ; Enjoying Chene Street ; Bridal shops ; Entertainment ; More progress ; Chene Street after World War I ; Ambition ; Continued progress and competition ; The enthusiasm for business builds ; The Depression ; Room for more ; Bookstore ; Hamtramck ; Recovery on Chene ; Saint Stanislaus Parish 1898 ; Joseph Powierski, Jr.: outstanding graduate ; Saint Stanislaus Parish: final years and decline ; More Polish business pioneers ; Summer fun ; A diversity of businesses ; The Chene area's rich history ; The Rathnaws ; Boleslaw Pietrzak ; Other early businesses ; Cigar factories and women employees ; St. Hyacinth Parish 1907: seventh in line ; 1908 ; 1910-1911 ; Other area businesses ; Later years ; The adventures of Victoria Mackoska, new American ; Joseph Zarembski, pioneer and entrepreneur ; Helen Zarembski ; Martin and Margaret (Wilkowski) Buczkowski, pioneers in Parisville ; Witkowski men's clothing chain ; Aniela Szmigiel, innovative business woman ; Clara Swieczkowska ; List of people offering living quarters for soldiers ; Early automobiles ; Stash Dziurkowski and Heluś ; The Polish Aid Society ; The Polish Artists Circle -- Waiting for something better to happen -- Appendix A. Polish American organizations -- Appendix B. 1906 Chene Street directory -- Appendix C. Picture peeks from the distant and recent past.
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  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Publisher: Macomb Twp., MI : Published by J. William Gorski
  • Format: 280 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 28 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780692407646;ISBN 0692407642
  • Subjects: Polish Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History; Polish people -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History; Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History; Ethnic neighborhoods -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History; Detroit (Mich.) -- History; Detroit (Mich.) -- Emigration and immigration; Poland -- Emigration and immigration
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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