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Title:

[The Voluntary Fire Brigade in Kokoszyce] [An iconographic document]

Date issued/created:

[1913]

Description:

The photo depicts a group of firemen wearing dress uniforms and headgear (helmets or hats) posing for the photo on the occasion of celebrating the St. Florian’ Day, the patron saint of firemen. The men are posing in several rows; in the front row there are three young boys in festive outfits holding a board saying: “Hail. The St. Florian’s Day on 4 May 1930 in Kokoszyce”. In the background there is a white brick building. According to the photo’s owner, it depicts a Voluntary Fire Brigade in Kokoszyce on 4 May 1930 celebrating St. Florian’s Day - the patron saint of firemen ; 4th May 1930, Kokoszyce near Rybnik ; The photo sent to the contest named “Photography of the Polish village pre-1948” organized in 1983 by the quarterly “Fotografia” (Photography) and the weekly “Nowa Wieś” (New village). Copy of the photo kept at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (former Institute for the History of Material Culture)

Subject and Keywords:

Voluntary Fire Brigade ; ethnography ; material culture ; social culture ; fire brigade ; fireman ; social organization ; social bonds ; feast ; fireman's uniform ; clothing ; Kokoszyce (Wodzisław Śląski, Poland)

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

IAiE PAN, no. call 127-29

Source:

IAiE PAN, nr inw. 127-29

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Restricted Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. Access only on terminals at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, may be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms.

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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