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Elzbieta Porteneuve
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Post Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 2:26 am      Post subject: Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe - pictures 'Life in Poland'
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Greetings,

I am not sure it's the right place to put this URL, so feel free to correct me.

The Polish National Numeric Archives - Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe - has a website with pictures, life in Poland.

https://www.facebook.com/narodowe.archiwum.cyfrowe/photos_stream

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Elzbieta
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Agnieszka Pawlus
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Post Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 3:06 am      Post subject:
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Elżbieta,
I love this website as well! You've linked their Facebook profile, but there is also an official website: http://audiovis.nac.gov.pl/, this is an enormous collection of old pictures from different periods.
Greetings,
Aga
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Post Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:28 am      Post subject: Summer dance at the Vistula river bank
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Here is some of the great pictures found in the National Digital Archive. Perfect for the beginning of the summer weekend. Some more of great pictures you can find in the Archives website: http://www.nac.gov.pl/ .

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Post Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:30 am      Post subject:
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National Digital Archive is presenting some great, historical pictures on their Facebook profile everyday. Here is some interesting example: old pictures of Zamość

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151703809404032.1073741980.308958934031&type=1
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Post Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 9:07 am      Post subject:
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Here is another interesting photo album from the national Digital Archives: "Z gliny" ("Made from clay").
This small collection presents old photos of Polish potters and ceramics studios.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152021540944032.1073742091.308958934031&type=1



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Post Posted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:51 am      Post subject:
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As you probably know today is April Fools' Day! National Digital Archive prepared special album of photos for this occasion:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152100176284032.1073742119.308958934031&type=1

Below is my favorite one from this album:


"Grupa kobiet i mężczyzn przy ulicy Przeskok w Warszawie rozbija jajko na rozgrzanym asfalcie aby sprawdzić temperaturę nawierzchni, 1967-1970"

(A group of women and men at Przeskok street in Warsaw is breaking the egg at the hot asphalt to check the temperature of the surface, 1967-1970)



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Post Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:30 am      Post subject:
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The photograph is a woman selling pączki on the streets of Warsaw comes from the collection of the National Digital Archives.

Today we celebrate Fat Thursday (Tłusty Czwartek). I know some of you might be surprised, but yes: in Poland we do it on Thursday.

The last Tuesday before the lent is called "ostatki".
What about you? When do you celebrate it? Do you make your own pączki or chruściki?



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Post Posted: Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:28 pm      Post subject: Easter iin the old Poland
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For the occasion of the upcoming holidays I have browsed the National Digital Archive and I have found some pictures showing how people celebrated Easter in Poland.

There is a blessing of food on Great Saturday, palm sellers on the streets, women decorating Easter eggs and the traditional Easter breakfast table.

Enjoy!



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