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702/1/0 Maps and Plans Collection XVII-XXw 0 Unroll
This small collection consists of printed colored European maps, mainly of the territory of North and Central Europe: Scandinavia and Baltic Sea (1678), Germany - Brandenburg, Saxsonia, Pomerania and Prussia (1692-1779), Poland - especially Gdansk (1734) and Lithuania. Old cities vistas - Warsaw, Cracow, Lwow and Vilnius (17th to 18th century). There are also printed military and administrative maps and atlases of Poland from 20th century. Arrangement in Series: By country. Number of units in the group: 100
702/2/0 Charles Burke Memorial Collection (of photographs) 1914-2000 0 Unroll
The collection contains photographs from military and diplomatic sources - US Information War Service, British Ministry of Information, Polish States Infromation Service. The photographs depict World War II battlefields, millitary leaders, rank and file soliders, diplomats, statesmen, meetings and conferences, war casualties, military missions of the Polish Armed Forces and Allied Forces in Western Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. The collection contains many portraits of military and political allied leaders: Generals: Wladyslaw Sikorski, Kazimierz Sosnkowski, Wladyslaw Anders, Omar Bradley, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Chiang Kai-shek, Leclerc, Montgomery and Presidents: Wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman. The collection also contains some original photo from the Warsaw Uprising in 1944 and photos from American Polonia events e.g. from General Jozef Haller's Testimonial Dinner in New York (1940) and from meetings of John and Robert Kennedy with Polonia. There are also portraitsof Polish intellectual leaders and the Presidents of Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America (PIASA). Arrangement in Series: By format - Glass Slides, Photographs and Postcards. Inside each series they are arranged by subjects. Number of units in the group: 108