Fronczak Collection

Dr. Fronczak was Buffalo’s first famous Polish-American professional. A doctor and humanitarian, he also became Buffalo’s Commissioner of Public Health. He was an activist for Polish-American and Polish causes, most importantly, participating in organizing American support for the cause of Polish independence and Polish War Relief in the aftermath of WWI. In these efforts, he worked with some of the most famous Polish activists of the time.

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Publications Concerning Francis E. Fronczak

Selections of Photographs from the Life of Francis Fronczak