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  • Stefan Wisniowski
    Irene has looked for my family s specific names, and has sent me info on one of them (Stanislawa Wisniowska). Don, when you go to the Hoover, I would
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      Irene has looked for my family's specific names, and has sent me info on one
      of them (Stanislawa Wisniowska).

      Don, when you go to the Hoover, I would appreciate your help in finding
      anything at all in the Hoover referring to the settlement of WARSZAWKA.
      This was a civilian settlement 6km north of BRODY, set up in the early
      1920's by Polish settlers who purchased their land. I understand that the
      majority of them were deported on 10 Feb 1940.

      I believe that there are several sources of information in the archives
      there, including files organised by Powiat (county) and Wojewódstwo
      (voivodship) of origin. Perhaps Irene can give us all some advice on this?
      --
      Stefan Wisniowski
      Australia

      > From: Donald Dudley <djdudley@...>
      > Reply-To: Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 13:14:16 -0700
      > To: Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [Kresy-Siberia] Osada Wolakrybutowiecka; family surname: Norek
      >
      > I have been away for the past couple of weeks visiting my mother and
      > aunt in Buffalo New York. Their family grew up in the eastern
      > borderlands and I was able to obtain more stories during my visit.
      > My grandfather, Jan Norek ( a military settler), owned a farm
      > approximately 3km. from Osada Wolakrybutowiecka and 5 km from
      > Wisnowiec. He joined General Ander's army to escape the Soviet Union
      > and was able to get his family out safely.
      >
      > Does anyone on the list have relatives who settled in this general vicinity?
      >
      > I plan to take a field trip to Stanford to take a look at the papers
      > of General Anders and would be glad to look up information for others
      > while there. I also greatly appreciate Irene Czernichowska's
      > assistance in working at the Hoover Institute Archives.
      >
      > Don Dudley
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