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A photograph of Jews and Poles on ulica Płocka in Mława, c.1909. Note the Russian language sign.

Information on and images of Mlawa / Mława in the province of Mazowieckie, north-east Poland.

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An early 1900s photograph of a Jewish dominated market on Ulica Warszawska, Mlawa, Poland.

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Another animated street scene. This time people on ulica Niborska, Mlawa, Poland, c.1914.

Some things you may not know about Mława:
- A great plague devastated Mlawa in 1661 / 1662 and again between 1708 and 1712.
- Around 6,500 of the Jews of Mlawa were killed between 1940 and 1942.
- Anna Tomaszewicz-Dobrska, the first Polish woman to practice as a medical doctor was born in Mlawa.
- A bugle call rings out from the tower of the 18th century Town Hall every day at midday.

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Russian soldiers being escorted by German soldiers in the Rynek (Market) area in Mlawa, Poland, c.1916.

More facts related to Mława:
- There are two railway stations in Mława. There were also, until the 1990s, two narrow gauge railways.
- Pope John Paul II was awarded the title of Honorary Citizen of Mława by the town council in 2003.
- The largest factory in Mława produces LG television and other electronic products.
- Official figures put the population at just under 31,000 in 2014.

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A communist-era (PRL) photograph of Stary Rynek in Mlawa, Poland. This image dates back to 1974.

Related content: Images and information on the nearby town of Plonsk.

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