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Photo ID: 967480
Title:

Postcard of the Dundalk Bay

Description:

S.S. Dundalk Bay which arrived in Wellington, New Zealand on 27 June 1949 with many Poles on board who were welcomed as Displaced Persons to New Zealand. Emigrants departed from Grugliasco Camp , Italy sailing from Trieste on 20 May 1949.

Source:

Postcard issued by Irish Bay Lines. Photographer: Henry P. Lenaghan

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

City/Town/Village:

Wellington

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Photo ID: 967478
Title:

Dundalk Bay

Description:

Photo of the S.S.Dundalk Bay which arrived in Wellington, New Zealand on 27 June1949 with Displaced Persons of which a large number were Polish Displace Persons. The emigrants departed from Grugliasco camp. Italy sailing from Triests on 20 May 1949. See source for Dundalk Bay to view Poles who came to New Zealand on Dundalk Bay.

Source:

Eugenia Smolnicki

Time Period:

After WWII

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Title:

Far from their Native Land

Description:

An article written in 1945 about three Polish girls attending Convent of the Sacred Heart, Auckland and details about the Polish children coming to New Zealand.

Source:

Krystyna Kołodyńska-Downey

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

City/Town/Village:

Auckland

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Photo ID: 958864
Title:

Graduation photo of Krystyna Kołodyńska

Description:

Graduation photo of Krystyna Kołodyńska (aged 20 years). The first of the Polish Children to attend university and to graduate (BA in French and English) . Photo taken on her graduation day 9 May 1952, in Auckland.

Source:

Krystyna Kołodyńska-Downey

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

City/Town/Village:

Auckland

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Photo ID: 957995
Title:

60th Jubilee of Polish children’s arrival in New Zealand

Description:

My partner Stephen, me and mum at 60th Jubilee of Polish children's arrival in New Zealand. Unveiling of commemorative plaque. 26 October 2004 at Frank Kitts Park, Wellington, New Zealand.

Source:

Lonia Sarniak

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

City/Town/Village:

Wellington

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Photo ID: 957992
Title:

Grotto built by Polish children

Description:

Grotto built by Polish children

Source:

Lonia Sarniak

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

New Zealand

City/Town/Village:

Pahiatua

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Photo ID: 957991
Title:

Polish children, Pahiatua Camp, New Zealand

Description:

Janina Marchewa (my mother) is in back row, left-hand corner.

Source:

Lonia Sarniak

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

New Zealand

City/Town/Village:

Pahiatua

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Photo ID: 957816
Title:

Irena and friend in Pahiatua Camp

Description:

Irena and friend in Pahiatua Camp. Irena is standing on the left of picture.

Source:

Brian Mansor

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

New Zealand

City/Town/Village:

Pahiatua, Tararua District

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Photo ID: 957815
Title:

Irena and Richard Mansor Wedding Photo

Description:

Irena and Richard Mansor Wedding Photo. They were married at St Mary of the Angel church in Wellington, NZ. Best man is Wilfred Mansor, brother of Richard.

Source:

Brian Mansor

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

City/Town/Village:

Wellington

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Photo ID: 957813
Title:

Irena with a group of girls and adults at Pahiatua

Description:

Irena with a group of girls and adults at Pahiatua

Source:

Brian Mansor

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

City/Town/Village:

Pahiatua, Tararua District

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Title:

Red Cross Tracing Form for Antoni

Description:

Irena only found her brother Antoni when she was near her death of cancer in New Zealand in 1977. They spoke on the phone but never met again after last meeting in the Childrens Camp in Teheran or Isfahan.

Source:

Brian Mansor

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

City/Town/Village:

Wellington

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Photo ID: 957809
Title:

Red Cross Tracing Correspondence Page 3

Description:

Irena only found her brother Antoni when she was near her death of cancer in New Zealand in 1977. They spoke on the phone but never met again after last meeting in the Childrens Camp in Teheran or Isfahan.

Source:

Brian Mansor

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

City/Town/Village:

Wellington, Wellington

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Photo ID: 957808
Title:

Red Cross Tracing Correspondence Page 2

Description:

Irena only found her brother Antoni when she was near her death of cancer in New Zealand in 1977. They spoke on the phone but never met again after last meeting in the Childrens Camp in Teheran or Isfahan.

Source:

Brian Mansor

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

City/Town/Village:

Wellington, Wellington

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Photo ID: 957729
Title:

Maria Nowotarska – 1945

Description:

In garden at house of Jean Fraser (Red Cross Staff), Pahiatua - after being hospitalised.

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

City/Town/Village:

Pahiatua

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Photo ID: 957727
Title:

Sport at Pahiatua Camp

Description:

Girls playing basketball at Pahiatua Camp sometime between 1946 and 1947.

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957726
Title:

Sport at Pahiatua Camp – Boys playing Volleyball – 1944-49

Description:

Sport at Pahiatua Camp – Boys playing Volleyball – 1944-49

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957724
Title:

On Parade – Pahiatua Camp 1944-1949

Description:

Parading for visitors in uniform at Pahiatua Camp.

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957723
Title:

Mikołaj Nowotarski

Description:

Mikołaj Nowotarski

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957718
Title:

Mikołaj and Janina (Świerczyńska) Nowotarski

Description:

With children Helen and Teresa in New Zealand

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957717
Title:

Maria Nowotarska in Wellington

Description:

Maria Nowotarska in Wellington

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957716
Title:

Maria Nowotarska at a dance at St Francis Hall, Wellington

Description:

Maria Nowotarska and Stasia Świerczyńska approx. 1950

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957715
Title:

Maria Nowotarska and Stanisław Kołodziński

Description:

New Years Ball, Wellington (when they were young) after winning the 1st Ball Prize

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957714
Title:

Maria Nowotarska and friend

Description:

In traditional Polish dancing costume, Pahiatua Cam

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957713
Title:

Maria Nowotarska and E Wierzbicka

Description:

Dancing in traditional Polish costume, Pahiatua Camp 1944-1949

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957712
Title:

Maria Nowotarska & Jean Fraser – 1945

Description:

Maria a the house of Jean Fraser (Red Cross staff) before returning to Pahiatua Camp - after being hospitalised.

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957711
Title:

Maria Nowotarska & Friends – Pahiatua

Description:

l-r: Janina Ratuszna, Stanisława Masalska, Maria Nowotarska

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957709
Title:

Maria Nowotarska & Friends – Outside Pahiatua Hall 1944-49

Description:

l-r: Janina Ratuszna, Maria Nowotarska, Jadwiga Adamczyk

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957708
Title:

Maria Nowotarska & Eugenia Sajewicz

Description:

Maria Nowotarska & Eugenia Sajewicz

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957707
Title:

Maria and Stanisław Kołodziński, Wellington – 1950

Description:

Maria and Stanisław Kołodziński, Wellington – 1950

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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Photo ID: 957705
Title:

Maria Nowotarska & friend

Description:

At a dance at St Francis Hall, Wellington approx. 1950

Source:

Maria Kołodzińska

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

New Zealand

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