Parisville, Michigan: First Polish Community in USAby Arthur A. WagnerOctober 3, 2002 Which was the first Polish settlement in the U.S., Panna Maria, Texas, or Parisville, Michigan? That is a thorny question because their founding was almost simultaneous.The late Harry Milostan, a Mt. Clemens attorney, made it one of his life goals to establish that […]

Unknown gent with Walter Piwowarski

Pol-Am Studio Photos

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Better link to Diane’s letter

The first Detroit News link does not work.Try this link:

“was moved to tears “

Read Diane Delaney Open Letter to Keith Famie on the Detroit News website.Click on Diane Delaney

Famie’s Emmy

The Detroit Free Press reports Keith Famie won an Emmy yesterday for “Our Italian Story”.Congratulations. And let’s hope for a nomination and an Emmy in 2008 for “Our Polish Story”!

Keith up for 4 Michigan Emmy Awards

As we watched Our Polish Story Keith was up for 4 Michigan Emmy Awards.Of course, several of the Emmy Awards are for his production “Our Italian Story”.Can’t find a website to see who won. Will post ASAP. Ceil

“POLKA JOHN”‘s obit- the 96 yr old dancer

Detroit Free Press (MI) – May 2, 2007Deceased Name: BRZEZINSKI JOHN J“POLKA JOHN” May 1, 2007, age 96, of Troy. Beloved husband of the late Helen. Dear father of Delphine Pavlik (John), Joanne Cava (Bob), Irene Sobolesky (Chuck), John (Kathryn) and Daniel. Loving grandfather of five; great-grand-father of nine, and great-great-grandfather of three. Special friend […]

Zofia was in the underground

Read more about Zofia who was reunited with her childhood friend in the video.Zofia’s story: