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Radomsko

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People gathered in the main market square of Radomsko (Noworadomsk). c.1907.

A selection of archive images of the town of Radomsko, near Lodz, central Poland.

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The Church of St Lambert and town hall in Plac 3 Maja in Radomsko, near Lodz. c.1924.

Selected trivia and facts concerning Radomsko:

- The 18th century Church of St. Mary Magdalene is constructed of wood and brick.
- Radomsko was attacked and occupied by German forces on the 3rd September 1939.
- Radomsko has its own railway station and direct rail links with Warsaw, Lodz, Piotrkow Trybunalski, Częstochowa, Katowice, Wroclaw, Opole, Krakow, Toruń, Bydgoszcz, Gdansk, Gdynia, Szczecin, Koszalin, Bielsko-Biala.
- The present-day population of Radomsko is around 40,000. Around 1,000 of those are fairly recent immigrants from Ukraine.
- Radomsko has an interesting open air museum consisting of 50 stone slabs embedded in the pavements. These indicate things like the location of religious and secular buildings (prayer houses, synagogues, schools, establishments) related to the Jewish community living in Radomsko before the Second World War.

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Street sellers on ulica Przedborska in the centre of Radomsko, Poland, c.1939.