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Ignacy Jan Paderewski Bust Rededication

Speakers Rita Cosby and Dr. James S. Pula
Rededication of the Restored Monument to
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Cleveland Polish Cultural Garden
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After the unveiling of the restored Paderewski monument, two distinguished guests spoke to the crowd.

Rita Cosby, News personality and author of Quiet Hero: Secrets from My Father's Past

She spoke about discovering her Father's experience in the Polish uprising and the aftermath of her best-selling book on the topic.

Rita Cosby at Paderewski bust rededication in Cleveland Polish Cultural Garden

Rita Cosby

Rita Cosby at Paderewski bust rededication in Cleveland Polish Cultural Garden



Rita Cosby at Paderewski bust rededication in Cleveland Polish Cultural Garden

The Keynote Speaker was Dr. James S. Pula, Professor of History at Purdue University. Dr. Pula is also Editor of The Polish American Encyclopedia.

The first part of his presentation was on the life of Ignacy Jan Paderewski.

Dr. James S. Pula speaks about Paderewski

Dr. James S. Pula



Dr. James S. Pula speaks about Paderewski



Dr Pula also spoke about the need for and the process behind The Polish American Encyclopedia.

Dr. James S. Pula with the Polish American Encyclopedia

Dr. James S. Pula with the Polish American Encyclopedia




Next up: Page 4 of the Paderewski monument rededication.
Faces in the Crowd and Musical Performances


Page 1 of the Paderewski monument rededication.
Welcome, Color Guard, Anthems and Dignitaries

Page 2 of the Paderewski monument rededication.
Consul Ewa Junczyk-Ziomecka and the Unveiling of the Paderewski Sculpture

Page 3 (this page) of the Paderewski monument rededication.
Guest Speaker Rita Cosby and Keynote Speaker Dr. James S. Pula

Page 4 of the Paderewski monument rededication.
Faces in the Crowd and Musical Performances


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