Tag Archives: 1970

Kielce in the 1970s

Two photographic postcards with different views of Kielce, Poland. Both posted in 1973 to Nijmegen, Holland.

Kielce Poland

A black and white picture of Kielce,. Lots of wonderful detail to see by clicking on the image.

Kielce Poland

Four different monochrome photos of Kielce, Poland, in the early 1970s

Kielce is a city with a population of around 200,000. It is located in the province of Swietokrzyskie in central Poland, and in the midst of the Swietokrzyskie Mountain range.

Tychy in the 1970s

Three photographs of Tychy, Poland, in the 1970s. Click on any image to see a larger version.


A photograph of two ‘large’ Fiats and a Syrena outside apartment blocks in Tychy in 1974.

tychy Polska

New apartment blocks in the southern Polish city of Tychy, c.1973.

Tychy Poland

Another view of the many new blocks of flats built in Tychy and other Polish cities throughout the 1970s.

Tychy (Tichau) is a city with a population of just over 130,000 in the province of Silesia in southern Poland. Tychy is approximately 12 miles south of Katowice. The Gostynia river, a tributary of the Vistula, flows through the city.

Tyskie, one of the most popular beers in Poland, is produced in Tychy. There are also two large automotive factories – a Fiat car factory and a Isuzu plant producing engines for General Motors cars.

Rybnik in the 1970s

Three photographs of the Silesian city of Rybnik, Poland, in the 1970s.

Rybnik Poland

A busy street scene showing Rybnik, Poland, in the early 1970s.


A period photograph of part of the Polish city of Rybnik, Schlesien, Polen. Click to enlarge image.

Rybnik Polska

The centre of Rybnik, Poland, c.1974.

Rybnik is a city with a population of approximately 140,000. It is located in the Silesian Voivodeship in the south of Poland, and largely due to its large coal mines and power plants is an important economic region of Poland.

The Beskidy Mountains, a popular skiing spot, are around an hour’s drive south.

1970s Poznan

Three photographs of Poznan (Posen) during the 1970s. Click to enlarge images.

Poznan 1970

A picture of the Merkury Hotel Poznan (Posen), Poland, in around 1970.

Poznan 1972

The main square and old town hall in Poznan, Polen, c.1972.

POznan 1974

A colour photograph of a ‘modern’ part of Poznan, Poland, c.1974.

Poznan is seen by many as the cradle of the Polish nation with the first Slavic settlements dating back to the 9th century,

See also our page of old black and white images of 1960s Poznan.