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Ogniwo Polish Museum Archives
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Mary Adamowska Panaro fonds

  • CA OPMA A-2017-01
  • Fonds
  • [1908]-1989

The fonds consists of 0.24 m of textual records and 0.12 m of photographic records (556 photos).
The fonds consists of personal records such as correspondence; membership cards; pamphlets or materials from events attended or presented at; collected writings and ephemera; and prayer books. The collection also includes records relating to Mary Adamowska Panaro's activities as part of Aronovitch and Leipsic; the Consulate of Poland in Winnipeg; the Catholic Women's League of Canada; Polish-Canadian Women's Federation national branch; Polish-Canadian Women's Federation Branch Ogniwo #7; Canadian Polish Congress national division; Canadian Polish Congress Manitoba Division; Polish Combatants' Association #13; the Citizenship Council of Manitoba; and the International Centre.
The fonds also contains correspondence and information regarding Mary Adamowska Panaro's receipt of the Order of Canada; papers concerning the organization of a parties and a dinner in her honour; newspaper clippings collected by Adamowska Panaro; papers concerning her nominations and awards; as well as records collected following her death, such as obituaries and memorials.
Finally, the fonds contains 556 photographs of Mary Adamowska Panaro, her family, and her associates from [ca. 1908] to 1989.

Panaro, Mary Adamowska, 1902-1989

Caroline Haydey fonds

  • CA OPMA A-2017-03
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1983

The records contain photographs of a number of families and individuals centred around the Cook's Creek and Lockport areas of Manitoba. There are a number of early (ca. 1920s) photographs of the Galka, Kula, and Haier families, as well as a number of later (ca. 1930s-1950s) photographs of the family of Stan and Sophie Galka. There are also a number of photographs of Mary and Joe Galka of Cook's Creek, Manitoba, and their family and acquaintances.

Haydey, Caroline, 1919-2009

CZAS Polish Press Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-2011

The fonds consists of early records related to the incorporation and purchase of CZAS, including share certificates and chattel and mortgage documents; bylaws; meeting minutes of the Executive and Board of Directors, correspondence, research material and collected material, newspaper subscription lists, financial records, and photographs.

CZAS - Polish Press Ltd., 1914-2011

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

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

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

Jozef (Joe) Zwierzchowski fonds

  • CA OPMA OPMA A-2018-13
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1998

The fonds consists of records pertaining to Jozef Zwierzchowski’s professional career as a barber; some records relating to his membership in the Order of Foresters; personal records including passports, health records, and membership cards; a WW-II-era ration booklet; correspondence from family and friends; some financial records, and 16 photographs. The fonds also contains ephemera collected by Jozef Zwierzchowski, including prayerbooks, obituary and memorial cards, and a collection of banknotes, including Japanese government-issued Philippine centavos and pesos, a German Umlauf Gesetzt 10 Zehn Mark (WWII, Allied Occupation, 1944), a Japanese Sen banknote (ca. 1940) and a Reichsbanknotes (1910).

Zwierzchowski, Jozef (Joe), 1902-1999

Edward Hubicz fonds

  • CA OPMA OPMA A-2019-06
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1977

The fonds consists of notes, collected materials, and correspondence relating to Hubicz’s research on Poles in Manitoba; research and correspondence relating to Poland’s millenium (1966) as well as early minutes of the Polish Canadian Millenium Fund (originally referred to as the “Millenium Committee”/”Komitet Millenium”); correspondence and records relating to Hubicz’s trip to Poland in 1966; some collected philotelic material; as well as 66 photographs of Hubicz, acquaintances, various churches and parishes, and the visit of Pope John Paul II to Manitoba in 1984.

Hubicz, Edward, 1912-1999

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

Maslanka Family fonds

  • CA OPMA A-2020-004
  • Fonds
  • 1936-2012

The fonds consists of textual and photographic records related to the military service and resettlement/emigration to Canada of Jan Drapala. The fonds also consists of textual and photographic records related to the education and resettlement of Jozefa (nee Drapala) Maslanka. Of note are the photographs showing the living quarters at the Displaced Persons’ camp in Nazareth, Israel, where Josephine completed her schooling. The fonds also contains some handwritten biographical notes of Josephine Maslanka.

Maslanka, John Henry, 1923-2012

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