Ethnic Women of Cleveland
Marie Kroll German Oral History
Marie Kroll interviewed by Jeanette E. Tuve March 13, 1986 as part of Ethnic Women of Cleveland
Listen to the interview (71:19 min.)
Marie Kroll represents the Polish communities of Cleveland. Born in Cleveland to natives of Poland, Marie would grow up to be a very influential member of the Cleveland Polish community. She served as both the Secretary for the Alliance of Poles in America and the Treasurer for the Association of Polish Women in America.
Three officers of the Alliance of Poles of America in 1980 with Marie Kroll, secretary, at the far right.
For Further Reading:
- "Poles" from Encyclopedia of Cleveland History
- Polish Americans and their Communities of Cleveland - a Cleveland Memory eBook
- Polish Americans of Cleveland
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