Polish Army Veterans’ Association of America

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In 1993 the collection of the Society of Polish Army Veterans in America was established as a separate collection. The Museum contains banners of posts of District VI of the Society of Polish Army Veterans in America, military uniforms, badges, diplomas, identification cards, and various memorabilia. The walls are covered with photographs of different veterans’ observances.

The Archive owns a great number of diverse reports and minutes from sessions of the Society’s directors and plenary meetings of the board of the Society of Polish Army Veterans in America. The minutes of all the congresses of District VI of the Society in Hamtramck, annual reports of particular posts of the Society; financial accounts, reports of the general adjutant of the Society of Polish Army Veterans in America, and programs of various national and social sessions and enterprises are also in the collection.

The Library contains accounts from conferences of the Society of Polish Army Veterans in America, the Women’s Aid Corps, and the Society of Friends (Zwiazku Przyjaciól). Separate collections consist of diaries of posts in the United States published upon their 25th, 35th, 50th, and 60th anniversaries. There are also printings for the anniversaries of military actions: The 50th Anniversary of the Campaign from 1920 (1920- 1970); The Memorial Book of the 60th Anniversary of Military Actions of American Polonia; The Memorial Book of the 70th Anniversary (1917-1987) of Military Actions of American and Canadian Polonia.