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Krause (Lucjan) Warsaw Uprising postcards
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Description
A collection of 55 postcards sent from schoolchildren in Poland to Lucjan Krause, a member of the Polish underground resistance who fought in the Warsaw Uprising (1944). The postcards, mostly written by Polish schoolchildren in 2018, express gratitude for Krause's wartime sacrifice and heroism. The postcards in this collection were designed and delivered as part of a Polish campaign--"BohaterON"--to commemorate and honor the participants of the Warsaw Uprising and promote the history of Poland in the 20th century.
Background
Lucjan Krause (born January 8, 1928) is a Polish physicist, professor emeritus at the University of Windsor in Canada, and a veteran of the Warsaw Uprising (1944). Catherine Quinlan, Dean of the USC Libraries, is Lucjan Krause's daughter.
Extent
0.21 Linear Feet 1 box
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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