Founding - Lily Ann Byczkowski Interview
Lily Ann Byczkowski, Charter Member of the Legion of Young Polish Women, discusses the founding of the organization on September 2, 1939.
Legion of Young Polish Women Records
May 6, 1988
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"On September 2nd of 1939, on the day after the Nazis invaded Poland, Helen Lenard Pieklo called on 16 young ladies to attend an emergency meeting at her home to make plans to bring immediate financial and moral support to the victims of the war in Poland. The Legion of Young Polish Women was organized. Our goals were to be humanitarian and cultural."