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Sep 23-Oct 7: Warsaw Rising 44: documentary exhibition at  the Seattle City Hall

The same exhibition that went on display at the Polish Home first was presented at the main lobby of the City Hall and it was easily available for visiting. The main part of the documentary exhibition Warsaw Uprising 1944 consisted of documentary photos, maps and text describing the stages and circumstances of the extraordinary 63-day struggle. It also paid tribute to the American airmen who died flying over Warsaw in September 1944. The main exhibition has been commissioned by the Polish Consulate in Los Angeles and the additional exhibit prepared by K. Poraj-Kuczewski. The exhibition has been organized by Ryszard Kott and supported by Polish Home Foundation, Seattle-Gdynia Sister City Association and the City of Seattle.


Poster introducing the exhibition.

Exhibition panels at the Seattle City Hall. Commemorative plate, the gift from the Polish community of Seattle, offered on Sep 18, 1966. It pays tribute to the American airmen who died flying over Warsaw in September 1944. The panel above the plate was prepared by a local volunteer K. Poraj-Kuczewski
Exhibition panels at the Seattle City Hall Exhibition at the Seattle City Hall Ryszard Kott, the president of the PHF at the opening exhibition at the Seattle City Hall

Fot. R. Kott

 

2004 Ryszard Kott

Fot. 'Fountain" - Hanna Gil

Fot. "Seattle" - Ryszard Kwieciński