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“To the Manor Born” – A Fund Raising Polish Genealogy Workshop and Salon

This summer, the Polish Mission invited family researchers to campus for a weekend of Polish workshops, small study groups, and a salon complete with music and literature. Dr. Hal Learman and Ceil Wendt Jensen, PARI co-directors, along with guest lecturers — Professional Researcher and Translator, Ola Heska; and visiting Polish Archivist, Tomasz Szpil — presented […]

Four Excellent Genealogy Opportunities!

The Polish Mission is celebrating five years of service to Polonia by participating in three national programs this spring and summer. The Early Bird registration is now open for the 2014 UPGS Polish Genealogy conference. The Polish Mission is proud to be a supporter of this biennial event! PARI director, Ceil Wendt Jensen, will present  […]

Genealogy Roadshow: A Premiere Event

The Polish Mission presents the DPTV PBS Premiere of the Detroit Episode of Genealogy Roadshow with the POLANIE Dance & Song Ensemble and Traditional Polish Fare Pictured on our poster is Eugeniusz Okruta and his bride Genowefa Brońka. Their heartbreaking love story is set in Occupied Poland. Their story, and that of their daughter Genia, is […]

Genealogy Roadshow

The Polish Mission presents the DPTV PBS Premiere of the Detroit Episode of Genealogy Roadshow with the POLANIE Dance & Song Ensemble and Traditional Polish Fare Pictured on our poster is Eugeniusz Okruta and his bride Genowefa Brońka. Their heartbreaking love story is set in Occupied Poland. Their story, and that of their daughter Genia, is […]

Genealogy Roadshow – PBS at The Polish Mission

The Polish Mission / PARI has been busy this summer contributing to the new PBS series “Genealogy Roadshow”. Our collaboration began with meeting  the research team at the National Genealogical Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. They were searching for family history stories from Metro Detroit, and our story features the Polish history of the Mission’s […]

Genealogy Resources

Michigan Polonia – Michigan Polonia Polish Genealogical Society – Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan Poznan Project – Poznań Project – Marriage Indexing Polish Roots – Polish Roots Genealogical Information The Warsaw Rising Museum – Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego. Exhibitionss & History. Polish Consulate in NY – Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York […]

Genealogy Double Header

MTU Archives Press AnnouncementFor Immediate Release 5/13/08 Genealogy Double Header:The Peasant and the Palace: Manor Records in PolandandEarly Polish Immigrants in Houghton County Tracing family histories has become wildly popular with the advent of the Internet, but genealogical research encompasses so much more than simply searching for names online. In June, the Michigan Tech Archives […]

Congrats to you!

Big news indeed!  Our Very own PARI director Ceil Wendt Jensen, and Orchard Lake Schools Regent Joe Drobot have been recently honored with the Pulaski Award!  The Pulaski award is awarded by the Polish American Central Citizens Committee at its annual Pulaski Day Awards Banquet at the Polish National Alliance Banquet Facilities in Hamtramck.  Ceil […]

Marcin Chumiecki

Marcin Chumiecki Director Marcin Chumiecki has worked tirelessly to promote The Polish Mission and was instrumental in the reinvention and establishment of the Polish Mission in its modern-day from at the Orchard Lake Schools.  While the mission is steeped in U.S. history at the Orchard Lake Schools dating back to its founding in 1885, it […]

Direct From The Ministry of Culture

Polish Mission Hosts Senior Advisor to the Ministry of Culture, Mr. Jacek Miler! Greetings again everybody! I hope everyone had a truly blessed Easter! For us at the Polish Mission, we left for the Easter break on the heels of another great visit! Mr. Jacek Miler is a man very much on the go. He’s […]