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Polish language

(Encyclopedia) Polish language, member of the West Slavic group of the Slavic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Slavic languages ). Polish is spoken as a…

Schulz, Bruno

(Encyclopedia) Schulz, Bruno, 1892–1942, Polish short-story writer and artist. Unrecognized until after World War II, Schulz is now considered the finest modern Polish-language prose…

Polanski, Roman

(Encyclopedia) Polanski, Roman, 1933–, Polish-French film director, b. Paris. His family returned to Kraków, Poland, when he was three. His parents were imprisoned in Nazi concentration…

Thomas Sylvy GORDON, Congress, IL (1893-1959)

GORDON, Thomas Sylvy, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., December 17, 1893; attended the parochial schools and was graduated from St. Stanislaus College, Chicago, Ill., in…