Item GM-PH-3117 (1)-(192) - Polish dance ensembles, churches, clergy, events and organizations

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Polish dance ensembles, churches, clergy, events and organizations

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GM-PH-3117 (1)-(192)

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  • ca. 1920-1987 (Creation)

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192 photographs : prints, b&w, col.
4 photographs : negatives, b&w

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(1)-(3): Images taken at Polish Combatants' Association in Canada, Regina Branch No. 17 Awards Night, 1973.

(4)-(6): Members of the Polonia Polish Folk Dance Ensemble of Regina, Saskatchewan in performance and posing with unidentified men. 1966.

(7)-(10): Members of the Polonia Polish Folk Dance Ensemble of Regina, Saskatchewan, 1967.

(11)-(18): Images taken at the unveiling of a plaque dedicated by Polonia of Regina commemmorating the 500th anniversary of Polish astronomer Nicholas Copernicus at Campion College, Regina, Saskatchewan, November 18, 1973.

(19)-(76): Images of the Wisla Polska Polish Pavilion at the 1981 Mosaic in Regina, Saskatchewan in May, 1981. Includes images of various dance performances; Saskatchewan Premier Allan Blakeney; and people lined up outside to get into the pavilion. Some of the images are duplicates of Government of Saskatchewan Photographic Services images taken by P. Stepaniuk (81-634, rolls 3 and 4).

(77)-(90): Images of Anthony J. Gocki (1900-1987) wearing clerical garments; and receiving the membership of the Order of Canada on April 16, 1975. Includes two portraits of Gloria Ann Gosskie, niece of Anthony J. Gocki, in 1952.

(91): Image of Sacred Heart Seminary in Lebret, Saskatchewan with Mission Lake in foreground.

(92): View overlooking Lebret and Mission Lake with Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in foreground. [1925 or after].

(93): View overlooking the Indian School in Lebret, Saskatchewan and Mission Lake. [19--].

(94): View of Lake Katepwa with trees in foreground.

(95)-(100): Exterior and interior views of St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Polish Church at 2275 Atkinson Street in Regina, Saskatchewan. Includes views of altar and some Stations of the Cross. [1952 or after].

(101)-(102): Bishop Monahan, Reverend Anthony Gocki and children of St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church in Regina, Saskatchewan following the sacrament of confirmation, ca. 1940.

(103): Priest and group of boys and girls after Holy Communion ceremony at St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church, Regina, May 1960.

(104): Two boys and a girl performing in a Polish play at St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Parish Hall, Regina, Saskatchewan. 1963?.

(105): St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Parish, Regina, Children's Christmas Party with Father Jozef Calik. Children are dressed in costume to perform the Nativity, 1982.

(106): Alex Krechowiecki entertaining with an accordian at St. Anthony's Parish Hall, Regina, Saskatchewan. 1987.

(107)-(127): Images given to Henryk (Henry) Szumlak by Father Anthony Gocki. They are from correspondence that Reverend Gocki had with another Polish priest named Jean Gocki, of France and Africa. The pictures are of Polish refugees and soldiers in Algeria and Tanjanyika during World War II and in the few years following. ca. 1944-1947.

(128): Group of children in costume performing a dance during Mosaic 1978 in Regina, Saskatchewan.

(129): Display of Polish items in Regina, Saskatchewan. 1967.

(130)-(131): Exterior view of unidentified Polish church in Saskatchewan with automobiles in foreground. early 1950s. Photo taken by Royal Studio, Regina.

(132)-(142): Grouping of largely unidentified clergy, people and buildings. Includes image of interior of building with caption New Polish Church, Edmonton; Father Yuzyk (1952); and Rose Borsa.

(143): Image of ordination at Holy Rosary Cathedral in Regina, Saskatchewan. The following was handwritten on the frame: Begging your prayers, Father Emil Kutarna, St. Anthony's Church, May 28, 1955. Photo by Royal Photo Studio, Regina.

(144)-(182): Images of members of the Polonia Polish Folk Dance Ensemble in costume performing in Regina, Saskatchewan and posing in various groupings at Kiwanis Park in Regina. 1987.

(183)-(187): Anthony J. Gocki in Rome, Italy with groups of people along with views of indoor audience with Pope John XXIII. 1962.

(188): Image of Regina Polish choir in performance. 1950s.

(189): Image of Anthony J. Gocki, Athol Murray and another unidentified man standing together in a room with artwork and bookshelves in the background. [1975 or before].

(190): Image of Reverend Joseph Keohan seated at a desk holding a pen in his right hand.

(191): Reverend F. Gerein, Reverend Keohan and two unidentified clergy members standing around a desk.

(192): Group photograph taken at a Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) event. Location unknown. 1940s.

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Records are in good physical condition.

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  • English

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Office: Regina - Hillsdale

Specific location(s): 1313

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Location for retrieval: Regina - Hillsdale

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GM-PH-3117 (1)-(192)

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Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.



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  • Latin


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