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Old October 1st, 2012, 10:50 PM   #21
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A couple more pics of Łódź:










District Court's opening ceremony, June 1930




Celebration of the May 3rd national holiday (date unknown - between 1927 & 1939)




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Gdynia
In 1925 a special committee was inaugurated to build the city; city expansion plans were designed and city rights were granted in 1926, and tax privileges were granted for investors in 1927. The city started to grow significantly after 1928. In 1938 Gdynia was the largest and most modern seaport on the Baltic Sea (!!), as well as the tenth biggest in Europe. The trans-shipments rose to 8.7 million tons, which was 46% of Polish foreign trade. By 1939 the population had grown to over 120,000.

http://img.audiovis.nac.gov.pl/PIC/PIC_1-G-5306.jpg

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...and Gdynia as well.






Celebration of Sea Holiday, June 1936






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Zaleszczyki (popular summer destination)

http://img.audiovis.nac.gov.pl/PIC/PIC_1-U-8100.jpg

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Wow, Zaleszczyki were spectacular.

Wikipedia: ENG, POL
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Old October 1st, 2012, 11:04 PM   #22
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Wilno [cont.]





















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Old October 1st, 2012, 11:29 PM   #24
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Wilno [cont.]

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University of Stefan Batory (including their astronomical observatory)












Visit of President Ignacy Mościcki, June 1930 (Wilno inhabitants gathering in front of the presidential residence)




Floods in Wilno, April 1931



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Old October 2nd, 2012, 06:14 AM   #25
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These buildings in the background on the left were not reconstructed. Does anyone know why?
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Old October 2nd, 2012, 07:19 AM   #26
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old is any were good.image
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Old October 2nd, 2012, 10:56 AM   #27
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Poznan International Fair
In 1929 it was visited by 4,5 mln people.

























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Old October 2nd, 2012, 11:39 AM   #28
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Old October 2nd, 2012, 12:49 PM   #29
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Eastern Trade Fair in Lwow









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Old October 2nd, 2012, 03:10 PM   #30
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In first place, great choice of fotos!

In second place, does "Goten Apotheke" in Gdynia means what I think it means?
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In second place, does "Goten Apotheke" in Gdynia means what I think it means?
Yes, it means that photo was taken during the Nazi occupation (removed).
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So my suspicion was indeed correct...
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Absolutly beautiful, thanks for sharing.
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Truskawiec (health resort)











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Now, the 7th largest (population-wise) city in Interwar Poland: Bydgoszcz.

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Bydgoszcz city hospital (picture taken in 1938)

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Bydgoszcz [cont.]

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City gymnasium of Mikołaj Kopernik (picture of the building and another one taken at a PE class, 1931)




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International rowing regatta, July 1927



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President Ignacy Mościcki's visit in Bydgoszcz, Aug 1928


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Commemoration of the Battle of Warsaw 1920 (two blind veteran soldiers, Stanisław Grabarek and Mikołaj Wałoszewski, with their guide dogs), July 1933


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Opening of (Nobel prize winner) Henryk Sienkiewicz's monument, with the presence of President Mościcki, Aug 1927


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Children playing by the "Deluge" fountain in Bydgoszcz city park, Oct 1934

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Kalisz after reconstruction (95% of Kalisz was completely destroyed in 1914)























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Sandomierz (heavily damaged during the WW1, reconstructed)









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Gorlice (completely destroyed during the WW1, reconstructed)



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