Anarchists, Communists, And Women: Congregational Missions To Polish Immigrants In 20th Century America

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The history of Congregational Home Missions still awaits its historian. One of their least known fields of work was the outreach to Polish immigrants in US cities. Inspired by both 19th century missionary zeal and social gospel they were surprisingly successful and perhaps because of that quickly forgotten. Join us for lunch to hear Rev. Dr. Kazimierz Bem talk about his research into this important topic and his experiences working in the CLA and other libraries.