The Austin Polish Society invites everybody to an online presentation in Polish about the Józef Piłsudski Institute of America in New York. The Institute was created in 1943 as a major research institution in America focusing on modern Polish history. It has an impressive archives of original documents covering Marshal Józef Piłsudski, the Polish-Bolshevik War of 1919-1922, the Silesian Uprisings of 1919-1921, Polish WWII politicians and generals etc. Its collection also includes extensive photograph and press archives and an art collection.
The presentation, moderated by Joanna Sokołowska-Gwizdka, will have two speakers. Dr. Iwona Korga, the President and the Executive Director of the Institute, will talk about the Institute and its archives and art collection. Tomasz Jędrzejewicz will talk about his father, Prof. Wacław Jędrzejewicz who was a minister in Polish government before WWII and was one of co-founders of the institute.
This event is in Polish.
More: the institute website, a video about the institute
Please contact [email protected] to receive a zoom invite for the presentation.
March 21, 2021 - 2:00 pm