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1970s Olsztyn

olsztyn poland

Two multiview postcards from the early 1970s showing six different locations in Olsztyn, Poland.

Olsztyn Poland

Olsztyn (Allenstein) is the capital of the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship in the north-east of Poland. Its current population is around 175,000.

Plock in the 1970s

Plock, Poland, 1970.

The public library in Plock, Poland, c.1970.

Płock (Yiddish: Plotzk) is a city on the Vistula river, in central Poland. Its population is currently around 130,000. The Nazis established a Jewish ghetto in Płock in 1940 and from a population of more than 10,000 only 300 Jews survived the war.

Plock Poland

Plac Gabriela Narutowicza, Plock, Poland, c.1971.

Płock polska

Another photograph of pl. Narutowicza Gabriela in Płock, c.1971.

Related content on Polish Poland: Old early 20th century images of Płock.

Siemianowice in the 1970s

A picture postcard featuring four different photographs of Siemianowice in the 1970s.

Siemianowice Slaskie Poland

A 1970s multiview postcard of Siemianowice Slaskie (Siemianowitz-Laurahütte), Poland. Click on image to enlarge.

Siemianowice is  a town with a population of around 75,000, and is today, very much a northern suburb of the large city of Katowice. It is part of the Silesian Voivodeship of southern Poland. Siemianowice is probably most famous as the town where the internationally known Progressive Rock band SBB was formed in the early 1970s.