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In this photograph we see the Luna Park at the Dabrowski Plac: the roller coaster, carousel, etc. The area of the entertainment part is surrounded by a tall fence, and at the entrance, a couple of policemen maintain order. Those who cannot afford the…

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Pfeiffer’s photograph of the Municipal Educational Cinematograph building seen from the Wodny Market. The inscription above the entry to the cinema reads: “The Municipal Educational Cinematograph.” The trees behind the building belong to the…

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Pfeiffer’s photograph of the Municipal Educational Cinematograph, seen from Rokicińska Street. There are posters advertising film screenings in display cases and glued to windowpanes of the building. A boy is studying the information on one of the…

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On a sunny afternoon, we see Zgierska Street from the Bałuty Market southward towards St. Mary’s Church. The architecture is a mixture of wooden houses and tenement buildings, typical of Bałuty. The street is paved with cobblestoned and in the…

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A tram—GE58 "Berlinka"—is preparing to depart from a stop at Pabianicka Street. One of the engineers is using a rope to adjust the trolley pole that transfers electricity from the overhead catenary wire to the tram. A large group of passengers is…

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The drawing indicates that the cinema had one main entrance from Aleksandryjska Street, which led to a sizeable hall. From the hall, one would enter a smaller waiting area lit by natural light coming though five large windows. The ticket window was…

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A wind band on the stage of the concert shell at the Helenów Park is posing for photograph. The musicians’ instruments are raised but nobody is playing, and the conductor is directly facing the photographer. Rows of chairs set up for the spectaors…

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The fully operational keiserpanorama at the Film Museum in Łódź is one of a handful of original keiserpanoramas built by August Fuhrmann’s firm, which survive until our time. Inside the wooden case, a revolving mechanism projects images on glass…

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A panorama of Łódź at the end of the 18th century in a stylized picture from the 1960s or 70s. In this artistic rendition, Łódź is shown during the pre-industrial phase of its history, when it was still a small agrarian settlement. We can see the…

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The paths of the Goldbergs’ ancestors have been reconstructed through meticulous archival research. These documents tell a story that goes back to the late 18th century. We follow members of a handful of families as they seek new life in a dynamic…
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