3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1914-1918--Poland.

  1. Polish declarations of admiration and friendship for the United States, 1926

    200 items. 105 volumes plus 6 oversize volumes. 13.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Volumes compiled under the auspices of the American-Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland and the Polish-American Society and presented to President Calvin Coolidge in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and in acknowledgment of American participation and aid to Poland during World War I, containing over five million signatures of Polish citizens and embellished with illustrations rendered by prominent postwar Polish artists of buildings, coats of arms, monuments, rural and urban scenes, and historical figures.

  2. Charles Schuveldt Dewey papers, 1924-1933

    1,500 items. 6 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Banker, public official, and United States representative from Illinois. Subject files, reports, memoranda, statistical studies, charts, correspondence, clippings, and other printed matter relating to Dewey's service from 1927 to 1930 as a financial advisor to Poland and director of the Narodowy Bank Polski (National Bank of Poland).

  3. Posters of the German Military Government in the Generalgouvernement Warschau (German occupied Poland) from World War I, 1915-1916

    3 containers. Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 1.2 . Approximate number of items: 101 . -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    A collection of posters of official announcements by the German military government in Poland. Topics include setting exchange rates of currency, licensing, issuing identity cards, handling animals, requesting skilled labor for work in factories and coal mines, banning or controlling sales of alcohol, regulating rents and property taxes, registration of visitors to Warsaw, controlling flour, bread and rationing other staples. Includes numerous posters announcing court martial sentences and executions of Polish and Russian citizens tried for robbery, espionage, and other crimes as well as posters offering rewards for the capture of criminals. Many of the posters are published by the Deutsche Warschauer Zeitung or the Deutsche Staatsdruckerei.