|Creator:||Panek, Ludwik, b. 1884.|
|Abstract:||Papers of the Paneks contain publications and ephemera from the Civic Committee of Polish National Relief Fund (1976-1977), the Polish National Alliance (ca. 1940), Polish Falcons of American (national headquarters and Nest #2 (Chicago, Ill.), St. Stanislaus Parish (Chicago, Ill.), the Chicago Intercollegiate Council, and Chicago Park District.|
|Quantity:||6 linear in.|
|Language:||Mainly in Polish; some English.|
Ludwik Panek (b. 1884) was born near Lancut, Poland. After coming to the United States, he was active in Polish American organizations. He received a medal for recruiting for the Polish National Alliance of the U.S. of North America (Chicago, Illinois), was Grand Marshal for the Polish Day parade in Chicago (1920), a member of Polish Falcons, and was president and founding member of the committee for aid to returning Polish American soldiers, veterans of World War I. Wanda Panek was a member and champion of Polish Falcons District #2 during the 1920s, was subchairperson of the Technical Committee, Polish Falcons Nest #2, and was in charge of athletic events for young female Sokol members (1927).
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The Panek, Ludwik Papers, Polish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
|Polish Americans--Illinois--Chicago--Societies, etc.|
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