Polish American Heritage Month is held each year in October. During this time Polish American communities celebrate Polish American culture and their important role in entire American society. Polish American Heritage Month is an annual event commemorated since 1981 when it was organized for the first time by Michael Blichasz – the President of a Polish American Cultural Center in Philadephia. Since that time it was celebrated each year in August during various events and
Looking for your ancestors is based on working with documents. During your genealogical research you will have to read a lot of them. Following materials can be useful: metrics, censuses, judical and notarial documents, acts from universities, parties, associations, various organizations and institutions. Family archives Family archives inform about situation of the house, and very often contain some helpful data. If you are lucky, you can also find there couple of information about leaseholders and
Harry Kurek’s family history and pursuit of missing pieces We have recently worked on a case for Harry Kurek. He is one of our clients, was born and live in the USA. Harry is a member of the Polish Genealogical Society who is actively seeking for his Polish roots. All his granparents emigrated from Galicia to States in the early 90’s. Jan Kurek, Harry’s grandfather was born in 1871, in house 23 in Poznachowice Dolne.