Roman B.J. Kwasniewski Papers, 1892-1953

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Title: Roman B.J. Kwasniewski Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1892-1953

  • Kwasniewski, Roman B.J., 1886-1980
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 22; Micro 911; Milwaukee Micro 38

Quantity: 1.7 c.f. (4 archives boxes, 1 oversize folder) and 2 reels of microfilm (35 mm)

Archival Locations:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Partial papers of four generations of the Kwasniewski and Dyniewicz families, as collected by Roman Kwasniewski, a Milwaukee photographer, journalist, and business entrepreneur. The collection includes family, personal, and business correspondence; and business records of Roman Kwasniewski, of his father Jozef who ran a lithography and printing business, and of his mother Wanda who kept an art supply and flower shop. Also present are some personal financial records, records of cultural and fraternal societies to which family members belonged, copies of photographs, and genealogical records of the Kwasniewski and Dyniewicz families in Milwaukee, Chicago, and Poland. Also included are several pamphlets and programs from various organizations, two Polish-language songbooks, and a small volume written and published by Wladyslaw Dyniewicz. On microfilm are correspondence, printed articles, and reference news clippings collected by Jozef and Roman Kwasniewski for their use as editors of the agricultural page of the Milwaukee Kuryer Polski.

Language: English

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