Modjeska Theater that replaced the older building in 1924. The new theater was built by the Saxe brothers, local movie entrepreneurs. It was named after Polish actress Helena Modrzejewska (Modjeska).The theater was renovated in 1991 and still in use.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee acquired the collection through the Assistance of Polanki, the Polish Women's Club of Milwaukee; and Roman Kwasniewski's daughter, Adele, and her husband, John Kaczmarowski. Representative Walter Kunicki and Senator John Plewa secured state funding for the processing of the collection.
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