Nasze Szkoły, Nasza Polonia: The Story of Public and Parochial Education in the Making of Chicago’s Polonia, 1880-1924. translation missing: es.hyrax.visibility.files_restricted.text

Mach, Mateusz (Spring 2019)

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This study focuses on the cultural transformations undergone by the Polish-American community at the turn of the 20th century. Specifically, the study highlights the tension between native-born American supporters of public school systems and foreign-born supports of parochial schools.

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Acknowledgments…………………………………………………………………..………..2.                                                                                                  

Introduction………………………………………………………………………………..…4.

Chapter 1: Niech Będzie Pochwalony Jezus Chrystus: Polish Identity-Making in the Nineteenth Century ... 16.

Chapter 2: The American Response to “New” Immigrants: Americanization, Public Education, and Naturalization…30.

Chapter 3: When he is older, he will not suffer misery: Polish Education and National Self-Realization in Chicago…46.

 Chapter 4: The Great War and Its Aftermath: a Rebranding of Whiteness and Citizenship...66.

Bibliography………………………………………………………………………………….79.

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1                Map of Partitioned Poland in 1795………………………………………………..…18

2                Distribution of Children in Chicago Schools between Public and Parochial schools..56

3                Number of Truant Children Returned to School by Truant Officers…………………57

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