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Papal Visit 1984 collection

  • CA OPMA A-2017-05
  • Collection
  • 1966-1984

The collection consists of materials related to the day of the Pope's visit to Manitoba ,such as promotional material, organizational material for event organizers, organizer badges, shuttle stubs, and information booklets.
The collection also contains church bulletins from Holy Ghost Parish and St. Andrew Bobola Parish in Winnipeg; newspaper clippings; and external publications relating to Pope John Paul II. There is also a handmade poster that had been created for and used during the Papal visit to Manitoba.

Polish Women's War Relief Committee fonds

  • CA OPMA A-2017-02
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1949

The fonds consists of correspondence (including letters of appeal from Poles seeking material aid and correspondence related to the organization and shipment of outgoing goods), receipts showcasing the types of items purchased for shipment abroad, and organizational records such as notes and ledgers tracking the Committee’s activities. The fonds also includes receipts and some financial records of the Polish Women’s Federation a.k.a. Związek Polek in Winnipeg from 1934 to 1939, a photograph, and a small number of personal records of the Rybak Family.

Polish Women's War Relief Committee, 1939-1949

Stefan Balinski fonds

  • CA OPMA A-2018-04
  • Fonds
  • 1927-2010

The fonds consists of some personal records of Stefan Baliński, including a copy of his birth certificate and baptismal record; records relating to his military service and participation in the Warsaw Uprising; records relating to his receipt of various military medals and other awards and recognitions; some records relating to his work with Radio Polonia on CKJS 810 in Winnipeg; newspaper clippings and various ephemera collected by Stefan Baliński; some correspondence; and a few event programs for events hosted by the Winnipeg branch of the Polish Canadian Congress (Kongres Polonii Kanadyjskiej) from the 1970s. Finally, there is a number of photographs of Stefan Baliński dating back to his time in the Second World War; however, these are only rough copies of the originals, as the originals themselves were not included in the donation.

Balinski, Stefan, 1927-2010

Wladyslaw (Walter) Wazny fonds

  • CA OPMA A-2018-02
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1995

The fonds consists of personal records of Wladyslaw Wazny, including birth certificate and baptismal record, military records, personal identification card, and emigration card. The fonds also contains correspondence from various family members and friends in Poland addressed to Wladyslaw Wazny, including letters from the Wazny, Bundyra, Rebizant, and Kudyba families. Finally, the fonds consists of six photographs of members of Wladyslaw's family in Poland.

Wazny, Wladyslaw (Walter), 1927-1996

Wladyslaw (Walter) Wazny fonds - Accrual

  • CA OPMA OPMA A-2018-07
  • Fonds
  • [1925]-1946

The second accrual to A-2018-02, Wladyslaw Wazny fonds, consists of 11 digital copies of photographs of Wladyslaw Wazny and members of his family and other acquaintances from between the years [1925] and 1946.

Wazny, Wladyslaw (Walter), 1927-1996

Zdrojewski Family fonds

  • CA OPMA CA OPMA A-2018-12
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1960

The fonds consists of textual documents and photographs relating to the wartime service of Lucja and Henryk Zdrojewski, as well as their marriage documents and documents relating to their emigration and travel to Canada. The fonds also consists of 334 photographs taken in Hungary and Scotland during the Second World War.

Zdrojewski, Henryk, 1900-1969

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