1949 - 1989

Deutsch-Polnische Schulbuchkommission
In 1972, under the auspices of UNESCO, the German-Polish Textbook Commission, consisting of historians, geographers and educationalists from both countries, was established in order to replace distorted ideas with historical truth.
Mark Forster und sein „Lulajże, Jezuniu“
Mark Forster – Die Weihnachtsüberraschung 2017
Polish poster art in the post-war period was regarded as the best of its kind in the world and and enjoyed a cult status in Germany.
Polish poster art in post-war Germany
Polish poster art in the post-war period was regarded as the best of its kind in the world and and enjoyed a cult status in Germany.
Karol Broniatowski in the studio in Berlin 2016.
Karol Broniatowski – gouache paintings
Karol Broniatowski’s gouache paintings: In search of the substance of the figurative.
Buyers and seller at the Polish market in Berlin. In the background the station for the line where the magnetic train was being tested.
The "Polenmarkt" at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin
Buyers and seller at the Polish market in Berlin. In the background the station for the line where the magnetic train was being tested.
Bernhard Kempa at the World Championship in Field Handball 1952
Bernhard Kempa
Every sport has its idols. Amongst handball fans Bernhard Kempa is considered to be the most important sportsman from Opole.
Association flag of the Union of Poles, Zgoda, in the Federal Republic of Germany
The archive of the Union of Poles "Zgoda"
The archive of the Union of Poles, Zgoda, (or "Harmony”), was handed over in 2015 to “Porta Polonica” and then made available to the general public in the Archive for Social Movements (AfsB) in Bochum.
Training in psychological advice.
The Polish Social Council in Berlin
The Polish Social Council has existed in Berlin since 1982. At that time it was founded to help Poles who came to Germany under martial law to find their way around in their new situation.
Zofia Odrobna, née Ogonowska (1917-1960)
Zofia Odrobna
After the Second World War Zofia Odrobna decided to work with the children of “displaced persons” and for many of them she was simultaneously a godmother and a mother. She had many interests, especially a passion for teaching young Polish DPs.
Olga Boznańska – Kraków, Munich, Paris
Olga Boznańska
The painter of portraits, children and interiors (*1865 Kraków, †1940 Paris) studied and worked in Munich from 1886 to 1898.

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